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Senior Commercial Real Estate Analyst
Job Code:19-1574-CL-EGV1650
Location:Elk Grove Village, IL - 1650 Louis Ave
Job Category:Commercial Lending
Employment Type:Full Time
Job Description
The position is responsible for servicing a specific group of the division’s existing business customers and to assume responsibility for aspects of credit and loan management for those customers. The Senior Analyst has responsibility for customer retention and is expected to contribute to sales opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Independently interact with and service on a daily basis a specific portfolio of existing bank business clients, including attendance at customer meetings outside the office.

Independently analyze and measure bank’s risk through regular financial assessment of existing business customers, including presenting individual analyses at internal bank meetings held to assess business customers’ financial conditions.

Manage assigned authority, through the daily exercise of discretion and independent judgment, for loan approval for existing business customers, including assessment of credit approval, collateral decisions and loan structure, as well as authorizing and approving wire transfers and customer account overdrafts.

Delegate and direct the training and oversight of, and allocation of workload to, Commercial Real Estate Analyst. Key participant in decision-making team for the recruitment, interviewing, hiring, discipline and/or termination of Commercial Real Estate Analyst, in coordination with the Relationship Manager and Division Head.

Supervise Commercial Real Estate Analyst and participate in directing the day-to-day duties of, and allocating the workload of Commercial Real Estate Analyst in other divisions.

Analyze loan documents, with responsibility for ensuring accuracy, and meet with customers to finalize execution.

Recommend and provide expert advice and counsel to existing bank customers on a broad range of bank products and services, both within the commercial loan department and also including Treasury Management, Wealth Management, Private Banking and Trade Finance, based on individualized assessment of the customer’s overall business needs and financial circumstances.


Bachelor's degree required.

1 to 2 years as a Commercial Real Estate Analyst or equivalent position (which may include time spent in First American Bank’s Leadership Training Program).

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, provide supervision to other employees, and prioritize multiple responsibilities.

Exercise an advanced understanding of the commercial loan transaction, including credit approval, collateral decisions and loan structure.

Detail oriented individual with solid financial/accounting aptitude. Must be self motivated, efficient, and possess cooperative work habits to quickly adjust to the fast pace of peak transaction periods and new business.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position requires regular travel by car to various locations throughout the Bank's Chicago market. Occasional out-of-state travel may be required.

Advanced business office and computer experience, including experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).

7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

First American Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

First American Bank will not sponsor applicants for work visas.