About Cal Automotive

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CAL Automotive represents the next generation in the indirect automotive leasing business with a focus in the New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Florida marketplaces. CAL’s competitive advantage revolves around its 30 plus years in the indirect automobile leasing industry. CAL constructs strategic and competitive automotive leasing programs which are highly attractive to dealers and their customers.

Michael Wimmer, President/CEO of CAL surrounds himself with an experienced team of leasing professionals, some of who have been with him since the inception and daily operations of the Hann Financial organization. Michael was the original founder, owner and CEO of Hann and his team has always been a dominant and innovative lease funding source to our dealer portfolio.




CAL provides the originating dealer with the protection they deserve, namely net residual value payoff amounts. In addition, CAL offers a $500 lessee damage deductible waiver at no additional cost, coupled with a single tier pricing policy.

The CAL team provides the highest level of customer service and satisfaction, going above and beyond for our dealer and customer network. Please feel free to contact us anytime.


MICHAEL WIMMER  | CEO and President of AutoLenders

Michael Wimmer is the founder, CEO and president of AutoLenders. Michael started his career at Hann and Company, a Southern New Jersey-based auto finance marketing company. Here, he expanded the company’s product line to include consumer automotive leasing with Industrial Valley Bank. It was his extensive experience in consumer auto financing that led to Michael founding AutoLenders in 1989.

Since then, Michael has directed AutoLenders’ growth from a single dealership to nine large automotive retail dealerships and eight service centers, in addition to a 65,000 square foot certification and reconditioning facility and preferred lane presence at Manheim wholesale auctions. Today, Michael’s career highlights include the creation of Certified Automotive Lease Corporation (CAL) and AutoLenders Go (ALGO), both wholly owned subsidiaries of AutoLenders.

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