Last year is generally considered the start of this long and bumpy recovery, and for a firm to log in a 20% year-over-year revenue gain is a respectful accomplishment, something any major, global company could look to with pride. But what if the year of comparison is 2007, when the industry, still in its heady go-go days, was firing on all cylinders? That's exactly what the small, tight-knit team who helm Miami-based United Trust Fund has accomplished.

UTF has built that success on a carefully designed, carefully focused platform, one that hasn't deviated since president and CEO Sidney Domb founded the firm four decades ago: sale/leasebacks. Counter-culturally, it's a success that's been built without multiple offices or in-house experts on the ground around the country. But within the narrow scope of its parameters, UTF has built a solid reputation for service and flexibility.

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