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Local loans in Washington, DC
These banks have made loans through the SBA's 7(a) small business loan program in the 2009 fiscal year in and around Washington.
Bank Address # of Loans Total $ lent
Bb&T Corporation 200 W 2nd St
Winston Salem, NC
66 $12,998,500
Superior Financial Group 165 Lennon Lane, Suite 101
Walnut Creek, CA
39 $400,000
Manufacturers And Traders Trust Company One M & T Plz
Buffalo, NY
38 $3,255,000
Access National Corporation 1800 Robert Fulton Dr, Ste 300
Reston, VA
22 $9,753,000
Suntrust Banks 303 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA
21 $3,500,800
Innovative Bank 360 14th St
Oakland, CA
17 $425,000
Central Bancorp 4555 W Walnut
Garland, TX
16 $3,226,500
Sandy Spring Bancorp 17801 Georgia Ave
Olney, MD
15 $2,900,000
Southern National Bancorp Of V 6830 Old Dominion Dr
Mclean, VA
15 $4,443,000
Pnc Financial Services Group 249 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
11 $2,306,800
Wilshire Bancorp 3200 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
8 $3,410,800
Bank Of America Corporation 101 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC
7 $225,000
Cardinal Financial Corporation 8270 Greensboro Dr, Ste 500
Mclean, VA
5 $975,000
Navy Federal Credit Union 820 Follin Ln
Vienna, VA
5 $982,800
Pacific City Financial Corpora 3701 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA
5 $1,202,000
Compass Bancshares 15 S 20th St
Birmingham, AL
4 $2,645,000
Td Banknorth Two Portland Sq
Portland, ME
4 $945,300
Capital Bancorp One Church St, Ste 300
Rockville, MD
3 $820,000
Howard Bancorp 6011 University Blvd, Ste 370
Ellicott City, MD
3 $500,000
Live Oak Banking Company 2605 Iron Gate Dr, Ste. 100
Wilmington, NC
3 $2,465,000
Sovereign Bancorp 1130 Berkshire Blvd
Wyomissing, PA
3 $500,000
Wells Fargo & Company 45 Fremont St, 27th Fl
San Francisco, CA
3 $1,190,300
Abigail Adams National Bancorp 1130 Connectucut Ave Nw
Washington, DC
2 $275,000
American Heritage Holdings 7777 Alvarado Rd, Ste 515
La Mesa, CA
2 $75,000
City First Enterprises 1436 U St Nw
Washington, DC
2 $180,000
Commercefirst Bancorp 1804 West St, Ste 200
Annapolis, MD
2 $372,500
Hsbc Bank Usa One Hsbc Ctr
Buffalo, NY
2 $450,000
Main Street Lender 2 Wisconsin Circle, 7th Floor
Chevy Chase, MD
2 $2,045,000
Popular North America 525 Fellowship Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ
2 $197,700
United Financial Banking Compa 8399 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA
2 $325,000
American Bank Holdings Inc 12211 Plum Orchard Dr #300
Silver Spring, MD
1 $50,000
Associated Banc-Corp 1200 Hansen Rd
Green Bay, WI
1 $10,000
Capital One Financial Corporat 1680 Capital One Dr
Mclean, VA
1 $275,000
Cit Small Business Lending Corporation 1 Cit Drive
Livingston, NJ
1 $750,000
Colombo Bancshares 14801 Southlawn Ln
Rockville, MD
1 $150,000
Community West Bancshares 445 Pine Ave
Goleta, CA
1 $322,000
Eagle Bancorp 7815 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD
1 $350,000
Excel National Bank 9701 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA
1 $352,000
First Intercontinental Bank 5593 Buford Hwy
Doraville, GA
1 $250,000
Fulton Financial Corporation 1 Penn Sq
Lancaster, PA
1 $100,000
Hana Financial 1000 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA
1 $147,600
Hanmi Financial Corporation 3660 Wlishire Blvd, Ph-A
Los Angeles, CA
1 $715,000
Harbor Bankshares Corporation 25 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD
1 $2,000,000
Home Loan Financial Corporatio 1 Home Loan Plaza, Ste3
Warwick, RI
1 $232,000
Lehman Brothers Bank Fsb 745 7th Ave
New York City, NY
1 $630,000
Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union 12820 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD
1 $415,000
Millennium Bankshares Corporat 1601 Washington Plz
Reston, VA
1 $150,000
Monument Bank 7401 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 300
Bethesda, MD
1 $570,800
Ncb Financial Corporation 601 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Ste 700
Washington, DC
1 $1,850,000
Signal Financial Federal Credit Union 3015 University Blvd West
Kensington, MD
1 $1,666,700
Susquehanna Bancshares 26 N Cedar St
Lititz, PA
1 $25,000
Union Bankshares Corporation 211 N Main St
Bowling Green, VA
1 $100,000
Ups Capital Business Credit 425 Day Hill Rd
Windsor, CT
1 $352,000
Virginia Commerce Bancorp 5350 Lee Hwy
Arlington, VA
1 $580,000
From the November 2009 issue
Source: Small Business Administration. 7(a) loans in Fiscal Year 2009, through Aug. 31, 2009.
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