North Florida’s economy continues to improve and small business lending is at the center of that recovery. SBA guaranteed 1033 loans through its North Florida District Office, valued at nearly $502.6 million in loans for small businesses in Fiscal Year 2015. The following lenders have made an extraordinary contribution to small business lending in Fiscal Year 2015 in North Florida:
Top Certified Development Company by Number of Loans and Dollar Amount
Florida First Capital Finance Corporation
Top 7(a) Lender by Number of Loans
Wells Fargo, NA
Top 7(a) Lender by Dollar Amount
Top Community Bank Lender by Dollar Amount
CBC National Bank
Top Community Bank Lender by Number of Loans
CBC National Bank
Florida Capital Bank, NA
Top 1st Mortgage Lender
121 Financial Credit Union
Top Credit Union of the Year
McCoy’s Federal Credit Union
“I want to thank and congratulate the lenders that have made outstanding contributions in the North Florida area. We have increased lending in the district over the past few years, and I hope to see that growth continue. Our lenders help small businesses create and maintain jobs, and that has a direct impact on local communities,” says Wilfredo J. Gonzalez, North Florida District Director.
Fiscal Year 2015 Lender Award Winners will be recognized at the 24rd Annual Small Business Week Celebration on May 5, 2016 in Jacksonville at the University of North Florida’s University Center from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. This event is hosted by the Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida.
For more information on the lender awards or on SBA’s Programs and Services in North Florida, please contact the SBA North Florida District Office’s Nayana Sen at (904) 443-1933 or firstname.lastname@example.org.