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How Referrals Help Bankers Keep and Grow their Small Business Clients

An ongoing challenge that business owners face is getting the funds they need to start and grow their businesses. While proactively helping your clients get loans and lines of credit is beneficial for both you and them, in reality, it can be challenging for many businesses to meet traditional lending criteria. When that happens, you’ll want to be sure that you’re connecting your client with a funding source that can provide the funds they need. In this article, we’ll share [...]

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EGF Client Eligibility

Small business lenders often work with clients who may be just shy of meeting their institution’s eligibility criteria for commercial loans. Alternatively, they may have had to decline their client for traditional financing, and want to ensure they can get the funds they need to keep growing. That’s why one of the leading questions we get from lenders is, “How do I know if my clients are eligible for your loan products?” It’s simple and easy to determine whether [...]

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Banker Success Story: George Tsanis - M&T Bank

Friday, September 13, 2019
Banker Success Story: George Tsanis - M&T Bank

At Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF), we’re grateful for our partners who help spread the word about our products and services, and make it possible for a growing number of entrepreneurs to access affordable financing. Together, we create lasting ripples of success that strengthen our organizations, the clients we assist and the communities we serve. To show our thanks and demonstrate the power of partnerships, we’re highlighting George Tsanis, Vice President and Commercial Branch Manager [...]

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EGF 10 Year Anniversary

We’re proud to share that Excelsior Growth Fund (EGF) recently reached a major milestone, celebrating 10 years as the community development lending affiliate of New York Business Development Corporation (NYBDC). Over the past decade, we’ve identified an underserved market of small business owners, and have made it our mission to create affordable funding solutions for our clients. Since our start, we’ve provided 1388 loans totaling over $64 million to everyday community [...]

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Kellyanne Truesdale

Partnerships are so important to our work at Excelsior Growth Fund. It’s with the support of our valued network of bank partners that we’re able to strengthen communities by helping small business owners access financing that meets their needs and supports their goals.  In celebration of these partnerships, we launched our “Banker of the Year” award last year to recognize the outstanding commitment of the banking community in supporting our mission. This year [...]

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