Accelerating Growth
In Partnership With Management

Calvin A Neider

Calvin A. Neider

Managing Partner & Founder

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Tel: 203.698.2777

Fax: 203.698.9194

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Investment Experience

  • 39 years of experience investing and lending to lower middle market companies including 23 years in private equity; Co-founded Clearview in 1999

Prior Employment

  • Managing Director, Capital Partners (Private Equity)
  • Senior Vice President and District Manager, LaSalle Business Credit, Inc.  (Banking)
  • Senior Vice President and Marketing Manager, Barclays Business Credit, Inc. (Banking)
  •  Senior Vice President, CIT Business Credit, Inc., formerly Manufacturers Hanover Commercial Corp. (Banking)


Fund IV

  • Capitol Imaging Services, LLC
  • LTC Consulting Services, LLC
  • Next Net Media, LLC

Fund III

  • St. Croix Hospice, LLC (exited)
  • Elevation Labs f.k.a. Northwest Cosmetic Labs (exited)
  • Xcellence, Inc. d.b.a. Xact Data Discovery (exited)
  • Advanced Medical Personnel Services, Inc. (exited)
  • Orchard & Vineyard Supply f.k.a. Wilson Orchard & Vineyard Supply
  • Nielsen-Kellerman Co.
  • UpSwell, LLC f.k.a. Mudlick Mail, LLC
  • Community Medical Services Holdings, LLC (exited)

Fund II

  • Hettinger Welding, LLC (exited)
  • Rowmark, LLC (exited)
  • Air Cooled Exchangers, LLC (exited)
  • QualSpec Group (exited)
  • The Results Companies, LLC (exited)
  • Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. (exited)
  • Child Health Holdings, Inc. d.b.a. Pediatric Health Choice
  • Battenfeld Technologies, Inc. (exited)

Pledge Fund

  • M.H. Zeigler & Sons, LLC (exited)
  • Hillsdale Furniture, LLC (exited)
  • Active Day/Senior Care, Inc. (exited)
  • Twinco-Rowmax, LLC (exited)


  • VIA, Inc. (exited)
  • Compression Polymers Group/CPG International Holdings (exited)
  • American Furniture Manufacturing, Inc. (exited)


  • B.A., Business Administration, SUNY Oneonta
  • M.B.A., Finance, University of Connecticut


  • Member Business Advisory Council, SUNY Oneonta

    Cal and his wife Phyllis have a son and a daughter.