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SBA Massachusetts Announces 2015 Lender Awards

Release Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Release Number: 
15-30
Contact: 
Norman Eng (617) 565-8510

BOSTON - The Massachusetts District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced its fiscal year 2015 lender awards.

 

“2015 was an amazing SBA year in Massachusetts,” said Massachusetts District Director Robert H. Nelson. “It is awesome to recognize the many significant accomplishments of our lenders and small business resource partners helping to make life changing impacts here in MA.  Congratulations to the entire MA small business team for their continued focus on the small business economy.”

 

In fiscal year 2015, the Massachusetts District Office supported a total of 2,667 loans totaling $657 million through its 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program, Certified Development Company/504 Loan Program, and Microloan Program.

 

The following lender awards were announced:

 

Easthampton Savings Bank

Lender of the Quarter – 4th Q 2015

 

Cambridge Savings Bank

Massachusetts Lender of the Year to Women

 

Bristol County Savings Bank

Massachusetts Minority Lender of the Year

 

South Shore Bank

Massachusetts Lender of the Year to Veterans

 

Santander Bank

Massachusetts Lender of the Year to Restaurants

 

Middlesex Savings Bank

Massachusetts Lender of the Year to New Businesses

 

Enterprise Bank and Trust Company

Massachusetts Lender of the Year to
Small Business Manufacturers

 

Nuvo Bank and Trust Company

Western Massachusetts 3rd Party Lender
(Dollars and Volume)

 

Accion

Massachusetts Microlender of the Year
(Dollars and Volume)

 

Bay Colony Development Corporation

Massachusetts CDC Lender of the Year (Volume)

 

Granite State Economic Development Corporation

Massachusetts CDC Lender of the Year (Dollars)

 

St. Mary’s Credit Union

Massachusetts Credit Union of the Year

 

New England Certified Development Corporation

Western Massachusetts 504 Lender
(Dollars and Volume)

 

Berkshire Bank

Western Massachusetts 7(a) Lender of the Year
(Dollars and Volume)

 

Eastern Bank

Massachusetts 7(a) Lender of the Year (Dollars and Volume); 504 3rd Party Lender of the Year (Dollars and Volume); Massachusetts #1 Lender by Job Creation/Retention

 

 

Two other awards recognizing our resource partners were also announced:

Ms. Paula Camara, Senior Business Advisor

Clark University SBDC, Central Regional Office

Massachusetts State Star Award - Small Business Development Center

Jack Calkins, SCORE Boston  
District Director’s Award

 

 

For more information about SBA Massachusetts, please visit www.sba.gov/ma

 

 

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