Commercial Lender – To $120K + Bonus – Chicago, IL – Job # 2756C

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Commercial Lender role in the Chicago, IL area. The successful candidate will manage an existing or develop a new commercial real estate loan customer base and develops new business from referral sources, designated marketing efforts, and cold calling efforts.

The position offers a generous salary of up to $120K plus bonus and a full benefits package. (This is not a remote position).

Commercial Lender responsibilities include:

  • Structuring and successfully negotiating loan transactions with customers and prospects within accepted risk tolerance levels.
  • Managing loan renewals and collection efforts on all past due loans and loans in default in a timely manner and maintaining a high level of asset quality within a designated portfolio.
  • Meeting specific loan origination and deposit growth performance expectations including Commercial Loan Portfolio Growth (Gross), Increase Gross Depository Relationship, and a minimum number of sales calls per week.
  • Managing daily overdrafts, providing quality customer service, and answering customer inquiries or directing/referring them to appropriate personnel/third-party vendors.
  • Reporting Management issues, new developments, and market conditions as needed.
  • Receiving, previewing and conducting initial viability analysis on loan applications and related documents.
  • Ensuring that applications are complete as to core requirements and that all other initial items have been received or requested prior to submission to underwriting.
  • Reviewing and presenting loan presentations to supervisor, providing a review of loan documents, and providing a final review of all other related loan documentation and closing items.
  • Maintaining database software pipeline to record calling and sales efforts.
  • Following up with the customer or designated representative whenever the customer/representative provides an inadequate response, or insufficient information, or does not respond in a timely manner to personnel through the underwriting and closing process as well as ongoing portfolio management.
  • Preparing management reports as needed.

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university; five years related credit experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two or more years of relevant commercial real estate credit experience, preferably in a bank or commercial finance company environment, sourcing and underwriting all types of commercial real estate investor-owned properties including multifamily, retail, light industrial, medical office, and multi-tenant retail.
  • Some exposure and experience with Capital Market Products are a plus.
  • Credit analysis experience.
  • Loan documentation skills.
  • Strong analytical ability with effective written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Efficient use of Outlook, Word, and Excel applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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