Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer

Posting ID : A1068504407
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Sales

Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer

Due to expansion, Sterling Bank's Commercial Lending Team has one opening for a well-qualified, experienced Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer.

Position responsibilities are centered around the origination of commercial and residential real estate construction and stabilized property lending. Knowledge and experience in C&I and Business lending is beneficial. Identifies business opportunities, develops client relationships, and initiates the cross selling of related products in meeting modest production goals. The ability to effectively structure loans, co-underwrite and present loan approval requests for Executive Loan Committee approval in accordance with internal policies and procedures are a necessity. Calls on customers and referral sources, both self-generated and from management. Loan Officers also monitor and service their own individual portfolios while developing and maintaining a thorough knowledge of products and services.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and should be able to function independently and with minimum supervision. This is a great opportunity for an aggressive individual who is able to multitask, work in a team-oriented environment, and be proactive and resourceful. The candidate must be able to adapt quickly to new priorities in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree along with two or more years relevant lending experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills. Developed presentation and negotiation skills are needed to interact effectively. Comprehensive understanding of financial statements, market analysis, and key financial concepts related to commercial real estate banking. Strong analytical and underwriting skills and the ability to monitor loans and identify business opportunities. Candidates who are bilingual in English and Cantonese or Mandarin is a plus.

Why is Sterling a great place to work? At Sterling, we recognize, value, and seek to foster the talents and attributes special to each employee. We recognize the importance of an environment that encourages professional growth and strive to help our employees obtain their personal goals. We are committed to assisting our employees in creating their own career paths best suited to their aspirations.
We know that in order to obtain our mission of best serving our customers and enhancing a leadership position within our industry, we must provide our employees the opportunity to voice their ideas, and reward their individual contributions.
The strength of Sterling is its people. People with the ability to consistently meet new challenges with firm resolve. People with new ideas innovative enough to impact the direction in which we are going, and people with a sincere regard for time honored values.

Here are just some of the benefits you'll enjoy:
An Aggressive Compensation Plan.
Innovation Lending Products and Programs
The Ability to Delivery What you Promise Your Clients
Quick Turn Around Times On Your Loans
Seasoned Operational and Underwriting Support
Full Benefits; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short- and Long-Term Disability Plus Paid Time Off and Holidays
401K Plan with Match

Sterling Bank & Trust was originally chartered in 1984 as Sterling Savings and Loan Association with a focus on residential mortgage lending and servicing in the neighborhoods we serve. In 1990, our growth led to the development of the commercial real estate lending division. In 1993, the bank became Sterling Bank and Trust, FSB, with the addition of the Trust division. Sterling Bank & Trust is a key commercial real estate lender in the San Francisco Bay Area, with 18 neighborhood branches throughout San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties.

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