Take a Bow

Celebrating eight outstanding community lenders who make a big difference for their banks, customers and communities Every community bank has outstanding employees whom everyone marvels at and admires. By definition, these people are extremely effective at what they do. They’re thoroughly knowledgeable, hardworking and as dependable as the postman. They’re producers and go-getters. Their integrity […]

Back in the Market

Top commercial real estate loan producers By Katie Kuehner-Hebert The trick to being a successful commercial real estate lender is knowing which customers can weather storms, staying clear of the riskier speculative ventures and being flexible on pricing and terms—but not underwriting. That’s what several of last year’s most-productive commercial real estate lenders report about […]

Taking the Initiative

Amy Engelberg | American National Bank | Oakland Park, Fla. Amy Engelberg brings energy and expertise to her community bank customers By Beth Mattson-Teig Amy Engelberg is not the type of lender who watches the grass grow. When she joined American National Bank in Oakland Park, Fla., two years ago, it did not take her […]