Minneapolis Collection Agency

For over 20 years, The Kaplan Group has been providing superior results to clients who are owed money by other businesses.  Our professionals have unique capabilities, allowing us to use a custom approach on each claim to Get Your Money!


There is no fee unless we collect.

Contingency rates range from 10% to 25%.

We are Minneapolis’s large commercial claims experts

We produce an 85% success rate on large viable claims.


Call us: (612) 300-0329


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Our Mission

Our collectors each have at least 10 years of experience.  Many have advanced degrees (MBA, JD) and extensive international business experience as executives, advisers and consultants.  Our staff has worked inside hundreds of companies of all sizes, industries, and levels which gives us unique insights into many of the companies we collect from and the people we deal with.  We figure out the real reason you have not been paid and use this information to achieve success.

Our expertise is recognized by the industry.  Dean Kaplan, who personally handles all very large claims and oversees all claims over $5,000, is a frequent lecturer at industry events sponsored by Riemer Reporting, D&B (Dun & Brad­street), and NACM (National Association of Credit Managers).  His articles appear regularly in Credit Today, InsideARM, Accounts Recovery, Credit Matters, The Debt Collector, and Credit and Collection News.  He has completed over $500 million in transactions during his 30 year international business career including travel to over 40 countries.  We utilize this unique experience, capability and insight to achieve outstanding results on all claims. To hire the premier Minneapolis commercial collection agency, call us today or fill out the Request A Quote form to get an immediate response by email.

Call us today at (612) 300-0329 and we’ll start collecting your money tomorrow!

We Understand Business in Minneapolis

Behind only Chicago in the Midwest, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area economy is driven by many industries including health care, trucking and rail services, finance and commerce.  Large fortune 500, international and smaller companies abound in this vibrant and diverse metro.  The Kaplan Group’s varied experience base collecting domestically as well as internationally makes it particularly well suited for collections in Minneapolis.  We’ve been around for 25 years and our principals have worked as collectors and as executives at both large corporations and small entrepreneurial ventures.  While we are large claim specialists, our 85% success rate holds true for claims as small as $5,000 all the way up to $1,000,000 or more.  It only takes a minute to get started.  Our claim placements are quick and simple on our secure web system.  Call or email us today for a free consultation!  We are ready to get you paid.

Company president Dean Kaplan was a management consultant at KPMG for eight years. During his tenure, he helped hundreds of companies with business plans, mergers, acquisitions and valuations. He owned, operated and dramatically grew a manufacturing business and has been a CFO for several technology companies.

kaplancollectionagency Anne Kaplan was Associate General Counsel for Turner Broadcasting (TNT & TBS) and West Coast Counsel for the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America).

Jerry Kaplan has been a commercial debt collection expert for over 4 decadesJerry Kaplan co-founded a bank and a bankruptcy preference defense company in addition to Kaplan & Kaplan, one of the largest commercial collection agencies in the country when he sold it in 1989.


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See What Others Say About the Kaplan Group:



The Kaplan Group is a really effective collection firm. Dean and the crew are great at negotiating and extremely thorough in communicating with us. They provide good advice but also listen very well to what we have to say.

– Dave Hicks, Hicks Pension Services

Minneapolis Collection Agency Office


The Kaplan Group
310 4th Avenue South #5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415


(612) 300-0329

Minneapolis Collection Agency Resources

We frequently use the resources below when collecting from Minneapolis companies:


Collection Agency Tips for Minneapolis Businesses

The goal of debt collection is to maximize the chances of getting as much money as quickly as possible. The larger the debt amount, the great the need for accurate information. Taking a hard line approach when collecting can sometimes get the collection done fast. However, often this approach will cause the debtor to balk and stop all communication. No one, including debtors, likes to be beaten up. When communication stops, the collector’s ability to gather information also stops. Limited information will often result in less than optimal decision making. Spending money for litigation when a company is about to go bankrupt or is judgment proof is a waste of resources. In other cases, cooperation can often lead to payment much faster than the 6 to 24 months it can take to simply get a judgment, and at a far lower cost. A key to debt collection is to maximize the chances of getting paid quickly while maintaining your ability to collect valuable information. This is a delicate balance which gets easier with experience and business knowledge.

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