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. In addition, Builders Bank features business services, including various deposit and savings programs, designed to meet the needs of any business, large or small.
Founded in 1997, Builders Bank is an FDIC insured commercial bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, along with two full-service branch offices conveniently located Downtown and 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.
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, a growing array of checking and money market products tailored to suit their lifestyles, convenient telephone banking, and - most important - attentive service from our branch personnel.
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.
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Daniel Ruvalcaba - Executive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer
Mr. Ruvalcaba has overall responsibility for Builders Lending Department including national loan origination and business development as well as the Bank's regional Loan Production Offices. A 25-year industry veteran, he previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Hawthorne Savings Bank and California National Bank.
(312-750-9300 / email@example.com)
Ronald Fack - Executive Vice President/Operations
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jeffrey Ebbesen - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ebbesen, who joined Builders Bank in 2001, is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of financial industry experience. He was previously Treasurer of Liberty Federal Bank and Chief Financial Officer of Midwest Banc Holdings.
(312-750-9558 / email@example.com)
For information about current job openings at Builders Bank, please contact:
Ms. Stacey Thomas
Vice President, Human Resources