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SBA Announces Fiscal Year 2019 TOP Lenders for North Florida

Release Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Release Number: 
NFL 20-04
Nayana Sen (904) 443-1933

Jacksonville, FLA. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces the Fiscal Year 2019 Top Lenders for the North Florida District Office.


Top 7(a) Lender by Dollar Amount

Suntrust 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

CenterState Bank of Florida


Top Community Lender by Dollar Amount & Number Loans

Florida Capital Bank


Top Community Credit Union by Dollar Amount

121 Financial


 “Last year the North Florida District Office guaranteed 1,048 loans with a value of nearly $657 Million. We appreciate the hard-work and dedication of all our lenders in helping small businesses start and grow. Congratulations to all the top lenders for their outstanding contribution to the North Florida territory,” stated Gregory Hall, SBA Acting North Florida District Director.


The Fiscal Year 2019 Top Lenders will be recognized at the 2020 Annual Small Business Week & Lender Awards Celebration (hosted by the Small Business Development Center at University of North Florida) on May 8, 2020. For more information about the celebration please visit


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