SBA Lenders Serving South Carolina

Note: Each lender name in the tables below includes a hyperlink to that each lender's website.
To report any errors or omissions, contact Anna Huntley at anna.huntley@sba.gov.
 

In-State Lenders

Lenders with locations in South Carolina

  • Lowcountry | Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper counties
  • Pee Dee and Grand Strand | Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro and Williamsburg counties
  • Midlands and Central Savannah River Area Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda and Sumter counties
  • Upstate and Catawba Region | Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Greenville, Greenwood, Lancaster, Laurens, Pickens, Oconee, Spartanburg, Union, York

Out-of-State Lenders

Out-of-state lenders serving South Carolina businesses

Lowcountry Lenders

Lender
Loan Program
Locations
Designation/ Subprogram
Loan $ Range (Estimated)
Primarily 504
Beaufort, Charleston area, Hilton Head, Summerville
 
100,000--3 million
7(a)
Bluffton, Hilton Head
 
40,000--2 million
Bank of America 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
15,000--4 million
BB&T 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
 
10,000--5 million
BCI Lending 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia & Greenville offices)
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--4 million
7(a) and 504
Charleston area, Hilton Head
Preferred Lender
200,000--5 million
Business Dev. Corp. of SC 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia office) Preferred Lender 50,000--5 million
7(a) and 504
Mount Pleasant
SBA Express
Export Express
Small Loan Adv.
20,000--1 million
7(a) and 504
Beaufort, Port Royal
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
20,000--4 million
Charleston Local Development Corp. Microloan Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester counties Microloan Intermediary 5,000--50,000
CresCom Bank Primarily 504 Charleston area, Summerville   Insufficient data
First Citizens 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--750,000
7(a) and 504
Charleston area, Hilton Head area, Moncks Corner, Summerville
SBA Express
30,000--350,000
504
Goose Creek, Harleyville, Ridgeville, Summerville
 
Insufficient data
Primarily 504
Charleston area
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504
Bluffton
 
Insufficient data
(Division of Synovus)
7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--2 million
7(a) and 504
Beaufort, Bluffton, Estill, Hampton
 
Insufficient data
PNC Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
Regions Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
50,000--2 million
SCBT (SC Bank and Trust) 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--1 million
Small Business Assistance Corp. Microloan Beaufort, Hampton, Jasper counties Microloan Intermediary 5,000--50,000
7(a) and 504
Charleston area, Moncks Corner, Summerville
 
50,000--3 million
SunTrust Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
15,000--5 million
TD Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
10,000--5 million
Wells Fargo 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
5,000--4 million
 

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Pee Dee and Grand Strand Lenders

Lender
Loan Program
Locations
Designation/ Subprogram
Loan $ Range (Estimated)
Bank of America 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
15,000--4 million
BB&T 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
BCI Lending 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia & Greenville offices)
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--4 million
7(a) and 504
Myrtle Beach area
Preferred Lender
200,000--5 million
Business Dev. Corp. of SC 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia office) Preferred Lender 50,000--5 million
CresCom Bank Primarily 504 Myrtle Beach   Insufficient data
First Citizens 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--750,000
7(a) and 504
Florence, Georgetown and throughout Horry County
SBA Express
30,000--350,000
Primarily 504
Florence
 
Insufficient data
7(a)
Hartsville, McBee
 
Insufficient data
7(a)
Horry County
 
Insufficient data
(Division of Synovus)
7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--2 million
PNC Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
Regions Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
50,000--2 million
SCBT (SC Bank and Trust) 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--1 million
7(a)
Murrells Inlet, Myrtle Beach, Pawley’s Island
 
200,000--5 million
SunTrust Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
15,000--5 million
TD Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
10,000--5 million
Wells Fargo 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
5,000--4 million
 

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Midlands and CSRA Lenders

Lender
Loan Program
Locations
Designation/ Subprogram
Loan $ Range (Estimated)
Primarily 504
Columbia, Irmo,  Lexington
 
100,000--3 million
Bank of America 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
15,000--4 million
Primarily 504
Manning, Santee, Summerton, Sumter
 
Insufficient data
BB&T 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
BCI Lending 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia & Greenville offices)
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--4 million
Business Dev. Corp. of SC 7(a) Serving businesses statewide:  Columbia office
Preferred Lender
50,000--5 million
7(a) and 504
Columbia, Lexington
SBA Express
Export Express
20,000--1 million
First Citizens 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--750,000
Primarily 504
Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties and Camden
 
100,000--600,000
504 Eutawville, Holly Hill  
Insufficient data
Primarily 504
Lexington
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504
Columbia
 
Insufficient data
7(a)
Camden
 
Insufficient data
(Division of Synovus)
7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--2 million
7(a)
Columbia area, Lexington
 
Insufficient data
Palmetto State Bank 7(a) and 504 Allendale, Fairfax  
Insufficient data
PNC Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
Regions Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
50,000--2 million
Savannah River Banking Co. 504 Aiken area  
Insufficient data
SCBT (SC Bank and Trust) 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--1 million
7(a)
Aiken area, Columbia area, Lexington
 
150,000-500,000
7(a)
Columbia, Eastover, Orangeburg, Sumter
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504
Cayce, Lexington
 
Insufficient data
SunTrust Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
15,000--5 million
TD Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
10,000--5 million
Wells Fargo 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
5,000--4 million
 

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Upstate and Catawba Region Lenders

Lender
Loan Program
Locations
Designation/ Subprogram
Loan $ Range (Estimated)
7(a)
Blacksburg, Gaffney, Tega Cay
SBA Express
10,000--400,000
Primarily 504
Greenville
 
100,000--3 million
Appalachian Development Corp. Microloan Anderson, Greenville, Laurens, Cherokee, Greenwood, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg counties Microloan Intermediary 5,000--50,000
Bank of America 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
15,000--4 million
7(a) and 504
Greenville, Marietta, Taylors, Travelers Rest
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--5 million
7(a)
Greenville
 
50,000--2 million
BB&T 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
BCI Lending 7(a) Serving businesses statewide --  Greenville office
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--4 million
7(a) and 504
Greenville
Preferred Lender
200,000--5 million
Business Dev. Corp. of SC 7(a) Serving businesses statewide (Columbia office)
Preferred Lender
50,000--5 million
7(a) and 504
Greenville, Greer, Spartanburg
SBA Express
Export Express
20,000--1 million
CertusBank 7(a) and 504 Anderson, Easley, Greenville, Greer, Mauldin, Spartanburg   Currently over 1 million
7(a)
Greer
 
Insufficient data
Countybank Primarily 504 Greenville, Greenwood  
Insufficient data
First Citizens 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--750,000
504
Gaffney, Spartanburg
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504
Greenville, Spartanburg
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504 Greenville, Greer   Insufficient data
504
Greer, Taylors
 
Insufficient data
(Division of Synovus)
7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
50,000--2 million
7(a) and 504
Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, York, Laurens, Spartanburg counties
 
Insufficient data
Primarily 504
Anderson, Iva
 
Insufficient data
7(a) and 504
Greenville, Powdersville
 
Insufficient data
PNC Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
10,000--5 million
Regions Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
50,000--2 million
SCBT (SC Bank and Trust) 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide   100,000--1 million
SunTrust Bank 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
15,000--5 million
7(a) and 504
Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
 
Export Express
10,000--5 million
Truliant Federal Credit Union 7(a) Greenville
SBA Express
25,000--3 million
Wells Fargo 7(a) and 504 Locations statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
5,000--4 million
 

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Out-of-State Lenders Serving S.C. Businesses

Lender
Loan Program
Locations Served
Designation/ Subprogram
Loan $ Range
(Estimated)
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
200,000--5 million
Primarily 7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
Small Loan Adv
1--5 million
Bancorp Bank, The 7(a) and 504
Entire state
Preferred Lender
Small Loan Adv.
150,000--1 million
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
Export Express
100,000--5 million
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
 
Export Express
20,000--4 million
7(a) and 50
Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
350,000--3 million
7(a)
Entire state
 
200,000--2 million
Evolve Bank & Trust 7(a) and 504
Entire state
Preferred Lender 300,000--5 million
7(a)
Entire state
 
100,000--5 million
7(a)
Poultry businesses statewide
 
10,000--2 million
First Intercontinental Bank 7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
Small Loan Adv.
30,000--2 million
(aka PMC Trust)
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
100,000--2 million
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
150,000--2 million
7(a)
Veterinary, Dental, Pharmacy businesses statewide
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
200,000--2 million
Midwest Business Capital 7(a) and 504 Businesses statewide (refi, acquisition and construction purposes) Preferred Lender 500,000--5 million
Newtek Small Business Financing 7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender 50,000--5 million
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
250,000--5 million
Queensborough Nat'l Bank & Trust 7(a) and 504 CSRA area
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
20,000--1 million
Spirit of Texas Bank 7(a) Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
20,000--3 million
7(a)
Entire state
Preferred Lender
SBA Express
100,000--5 million
7(a)
Entire state
SBA Express
 
Export Express
Small Loan Adv
5,000--25,000
7(a)
Businesses statewide; 1 S.C. office in Greenville
SBA Express
 
50,000--2 million
West Town Savings Bank 7(a) Entire state   300,000--5 million
Zions First National Bank Primarily 504 Entire state   Up to 5 million (SBA portion)
 

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