Top SBA Lenders 2010

The following is a list of the top SBA lenders in Illinois for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2009, by number of loans awarded.

1. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 10 S. Dearborn St., 44th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60603; (312) 732-4000; www.jpmorganchase.com

426 Loans totaling $39,983,600.00

2. Superior Financial Group, LLC: 165 Lennon Lane, Suite 101. Walnut Creek, CA, 94598; (877) 675-0500; http://www.superiorfg.com/

115 loans totaling $1,175,000.00

3. Ridgestone Bank: 10 N. Martingale Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL, 60173; (847) 805-9520; www.ridgestone.com

99 loans totaling $73, 285, 400.00

4. First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A. www.firstmid.com

73 loans totaling $6,245,000.00

5. The Foster Bank: 52255 N. Kedzie Ave., Chicago, IL, 60625; (773) 588-7700; www.fosterbank.com

61 loans totaling $5,971,500.00

6. U.S. Bank N.A. 21 N. 3rd St., Geneva, IL, 60134; (888) 722-3948; www.usbank.com/sba

59 loans totaling $19,880,700.00

7. Fifth Third Bank: 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL, 60606; (312) 704-5939; www.53.com

55 loans totaling $12,679,700.00

8. Associated Bank, N.A. 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL, 60601; (312) 861-1535; www.associatedbank.com

53 loans totaling $4,927,800.00

9. First American Bank: 1650 Louis Ave., Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007; (847) 953-3700; www.firstambank.com

51 loans totaling $16,097,800.00

10. Center Bank: 5520 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL, 60625; (773) 433-3000; https://www.centerbank.com/

51 loans totaling $1,430,000.00