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Local loans in Lexington, KY
These banks have made loans through the SBA's 7(a) small business loan program in the 2009 fiscal year in and around Lexington.
Bank Address # of Loans Total $ lent
Community Trust Bancorp 346 N Mayo Trl
Pikeville, KY
48 $5,410,500
Paducah Bank Shares 555 Jefferson St
Paducah, KY
35 $4,311,200
Porter Bancorp 2500 Eastpoint Pkwy
Louisville, KY
31 $2,493,800
U.S. Bank 800 Nicollet Mall, 2nd Fl
Minneapolis, MN
29 $2,271,300
South Central Banchares Of Ken 501 Sl Rogers Wells Blvd
Glasgow, KY
28 $2,454,500
Huntington Bancshares Incorpor 41 S High St
Columbus, OH
25 $2,707,900
Pnc Financial Services Group 249 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
20 $4,533,300
Republic Bancorp 601 W Market St
Louisville, KY
16 $6,410,000
Traditional Bancorporation In 49 W Main St
Mount Sterling, KY
16 $2,019,100
Fifth Third Bancorp 38 Fountain Sq Plz
Cincinnati, OH
15 $4,673,800
Citizens Union Bancorp Of Shel 1854 Midland Trail
Shelbyville, KY
13 $502,200
Bb&T Corporation 200 W 2nd St
Winston Salem, NC
10 $1,003,700
Commonwealth Bancshares 4350 Brownsboro Rd, Ste 310
Louisville, KY
10 $1,196,000
Jackson Financial Corporation 101 E Broadway
Mayfield, KY
9 $1,558,700
Superior Financial Group 165 Lennon Lane, Suite 101
Walnut Creek, CA
9 $120,000
Central Bancshares 300 W Vine St
Lexington, KY
8 $2,952,307
Integra Bank Corporation 21 S E 3rd St
Evansville, IN
8 $1,214,700
Jpmorgan Chase & Co. 270 Park Ave
New York City, NY
7 $599,800
Citizens Commerce Bancshares 534 Marsailles Rd
Versailles, KY
6 $446,800
Farmers Capital Bank Corporati 202 W Main St
Frankfort, KY
6 $1,530,400
Wells Fargo & Company 45 Fremont St, 27th Fl
San Francisco, CA
6 $1,470,500
Whitaker Bank Corporation Of K 2937 Paris Pike
Lexington, KY
6 $174,700
Cumberland Valley Financial Co 100 S Main St
London, KY
4 $407,700
Commercial Bancgroup 6710 Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Harrogate, TN
3 $826,200
Edmonton Bancshares 118 S Main
Edmonton, KY
3 $370,000
Exchange Bancshares 223 S 6th
Mayfield, KY
3 $277,000
Live Oak Banking Company 2605 Iron Gate Dr, Ste. 100
Wilmington, NC
3 $2,660,000
Magnolia Bancshares 794 Old Elizabethtown Rd
Hodgenville, KY
3 $146,100
S.Y. Bancorp 1040 E Main St
Louisville, KY
3 $1,525,000
Wilson & Muir Bancorp 107 N Third St
Bardstown, KY
3 $110,000
Camco Financial Corporation 6901 Glenn Hwy
Cambridge, OH
2 $50,000
Cit Small Business Lending Corporation 1 Cit Drive
Livingston, NJ
2 $707,500
Fcb Bancorp 293 N Hubbards Ln
Louisville, KY
2 $727,000
Fcb Financial Corp. 111 Barnard St
Savannah, GA
2 $2,338,000
First Financial Bancorp 4000 Smith Rd, Ste 400
Cincinnati, OH
2 $95,000
Fnb Financial Corp. 107 N Court St
Scottsville, KY
2 $165,000
Genbeach Co. 48 Center St
Beattyville, KY
2 $250,000
Key Bank 127 Public Sq
Cleveland, OH
2 $364,200
Popular North America 525 Fellowship Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ
2 $199,400
Autotruck Federal Credit Union 3611 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY
1 $68,000
Celtic Investment 340 E 400 S
Salt Lake City, UT
1 $28,700
Citizens National Corp. 620 Broadway
Paintsville, KY
1 $200,000
Commercial Bancshares 550 Main St
West Liberty, KY
1 $60,000
First Financial Banc Corporati 214 N Washington, Ste 516
El Dorado, AR
1 $832,000
First Financial Service Corpor 2323 Ring Rd
Elizabethtown, KY
1 $50,000
First Grayson Bancorp 200 S Carol Malone Blvd
Grayson, KY
1 $400,000
First Trust Financial Corp. 114 E Jackson St
Clinton, KY
1 $335,700
First United 130 W Broad St
Central City, KY
1 $889,000
Firstcity Financial Corporatio 6400 Imperial Drive,
Waco, TX
1 $573,700
Forcht Bancorp 200 S Kentucky Ave
Corbin, KY
1 $220,000
Hometown Bancshares 1030 Cumberland Falls Highway
Corbin, KY
1 $153,000
Hopfed Bancorp 4155 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY
1 $150,000
Independence Bancshares 3rd & Hill St
Livermore, KY
1 $300,000
Innovative Bank 360 14th St
Oakland, CA
1 $25,000
Kentucky Telco Federal Credit Union 3740 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY
1 $200,000
Louisville Development Bancorp 2901 W Broadway
Louisville, KY
1 $135,000
Monticello Bankshares 50 N Main St
Monticello, KY
1 $1,458,400
Mountain Bancorp Main & Court Sts
West Liberty, KY
1 $138,200
Regions Financial Corporation 1900 5th Ave North
Birmingham, AL
1 $50,000
Sacramento Bancorp 335 Main St
Sacramento, KY
1 $276,000
Td Banknorth Two Portland Sq
Portland, ME
1 $1,175,000
Tennessee Central Bancshares 68 W Main St, 2nd Fl
Parsons, TN
1 $983,600
Wachovia Bank National Associ 100 N Main St
Winston Salem, NC
1 $1,340,000
From the November 2009 issue
Source: Small Business Administration. 7(a) loans in Fiscal Year 2009, through Aug. 31, 2009.
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