About Us

Vision and Values

Builders Bank is a commercial bank which offers competitive rates on Certificates of Deposits and provides mortgage financing to middle market real estate professionals. In order to achieve our vision, we have combined the flexible, entrepreneurial spirit of a community institution with the resources and depth typical of much larger lenders. And we have adopted core values - product expertise and flexible, responsive decision-making - that make Builders Bank an exceptional resource for our customers.

We offer borrowers a high quality team of lenders, underwriters and asset managers with unparalleled real estate lending expertise. We provide financing for commercial real estate projects in Illinois, New York, and California.

Founded in 1997, Builders Bank is an FDIC insured commercial bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, along with a full-service branch office conveniently located in Lincoln Park in order to better serve our customers' needs. In addition, the Bank has Loan Production offices located in both California and New York.

Business Focus

Builders Bank is intently focused on serving the needs of our lending customers: small and mid-size commercial real estate borrowers in selected markets. We rely on creative thinking and fast, flexible, responsive decision-making to help bring their projects to successful realization.

We provide financing for development, re-development and value-added situations. This includes a broad range of property types: multi-family rental, condominiums, single family, office, retail and industrial, as well as some specialty real estate. Our offerings include short and medium-term financing, such as acquisition, construction, bridge, re-development, and mini-perm loans.

Deposit customers know they can turn to Builders Bank for highly competitive rates on certificates of deposit, and savings products.

Spirit of Service

At Builders Bank, we know that commercial real estate professionals have a choice of financing sources. Our competitive advantage, quite simply, is service - embodied in the expertise of our staff, our ability to find creative solutions to unique financing needs, and our dedication to speedy decision-making and closing. Let us show you why Builders Bank is the right choice for your commercial real estate projects.

Key Officers

Mitchell Saywitz - Chairman and CEO

Mr. Saywitz, founder of Builders Bank, has been a developer, owner and manager of commercial real estate since 1987. He established Builders Bank in 1997 to fill the need for a lending institution structured to serve the commercial real estate community.

(312-977-1435 / mitchell@buildersbank.com)

Ronald Fack - President

Mr. Fack is responsible for Operations at Builders Bank, including all aspects of deposit management. He has been with Builders since its inception in 1997, and helped to establish the bank. Mr. Fack has over 27 years of experience in banking operations.

(312-977-7612 / rfack@buildersbank.com)

Shannon Eidman – Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer

Mr. Eidman has overall responsibility for Builders’ Lending Department including loan origination, business development and the Bank’s regional loan production office.

(516-333-9200 / seidman@buildersbank.com)

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