VP – Lending Manager (CRE & Mortgages) – Up to $67K – Independence, MO- 1105

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a vacant VP of Lending (CRE & Mortgages) role to be based near Independence, MO.  The selected candidate will be responsible for all aspects of community bank mortgage loan client needs (both mortgage & commercial real estate-based credits).

The position includes a generous salary of up to $67K, excellent benefits package and is bonus eligible.

VP of Lending responsibilities include:

  • Soliciting new mortgage and commercial mortgage business relationships (annual production goals of $3MM+)
  • Maintaining existing relationships including new extensions, modifications, balloons, payoffs, servicing, collections, etc.
  • Conducting/monitoring construction lending activities
  • Formulating, reviewing and approving lending policies and procedures – as needed
  • Conduct/monitor construction lending.
  • Conducting collection calls, workouts, REO if necessary, etc.
  • Cross selling additional community bank products across lines (new & existing customers)
  • Supervising the loan services area.
  • Coaching/training additional staff members as necessary.
  • Assisting in developing new/existing loans policies, procedures, practices, guidelines, etc,
  • Adheres to the BSA Policy and all other Bank Policies.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • S. /B.A. in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline required.
  • Five or more years of consumer / real estate / business lending experience; preferably with a bank.
  • General experience or knowledge in loan pricing, portfolio management, lending and collections.
  • Expertise in loan structure and administration including experience in business development.
  • Proven record of strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Prior leadership and management experience required.
  • Superior negotiation, relationship building and professional reliability.
  • Ability to build positive relationships within the bank and capable of establishing professional expertise through integrity, dedication, and strategic counsel.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to convey complex concepts in a clear and concise manner.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: