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SBA Announces Fiscal Year 2018 TOP Lenders for North Florida

Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Jacksonville, FLA. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces the Fiscal Year 2018 Top Lenders for the North Florida District Office.


Top 7(a) Lender by Dollar Amount

Live Oak Bank

Top 7(a) Lender by Number of Loans

TD Bank

Top Certified Development Company by Dollar Amount & Number of Loans

Florida First Capital Finance Corporation

Top 1st Mortgage Lender

Regions Bank

Top Community Lender by Dollar Amount & Number Loans

Florida Capital Bank, NA

“I want to extend a thank you to all the lenders that help small business owners start and grow their businesses in North Florida.  I would also like to congratulate the top lenders that went above and beyond to ensure small business owners have access to capital for their businesses,” stated Wilfredo J. Gonzalez, SBA North Florida District Director.


The Fiscal Year 2018 Top Lenders will be recognized at the 2019 Annual Small Business Week & Lender Awards Celebration (hosted by the Small Business Development Center at University of North Florida) on May 10, 2019.  Tickets and more information about the awards are available at the SBDC at UNF website.


For more information about local winners or programs available through the Small Business Administration, please visit the agency Website at or call (904) 443-1900. 




About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit