Senior Commercial Relationship Manager- Chicago, IL

Our Client is a well-established Bank with a strong presence in the Greater Chicago Market. They have been extremely successful in serving the region through high-touch relationship banking, strong financial position, and community commitment.

We’re seeking candidates with seasoned commercial banking and C&I lending experience for an exciting opportunity to join their Commercial Banking team. The role provides tremendous long-term growth, excellent support and resources and the ability for uncapped potential.

As a Senior Commercial Relationship Manager with this prestigious bank, you will enjoy the ability to target both middle-market and large, publicly traded clients, within a collaborative environment and client focused environment. You will be responsible for maintaining and growing commercial client relationships throughout the local market.

Senior Commercial Relationship Manager, Responsibilities:

  • Building relationships with an existing client base to maintain a strong referral pipeline.
  • Prospecting and developing new business opportunities in the local market.
  • Participating in business events for networking opportunities – Maintaining and growing your COI.
  • Developing and Delivering top notch commercial loan services to customers.
  • Meeting with and interviewing loan applicants to understand their businesses, needs, abilities, and earnings to determine whether the loan would be an acceptable risk.
  • Providing your clients with appropriate and profitable financial solutions to their current and changing financial needs.
  • Concluding and deciding on loans and terms within established lending limits and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Reviewing and monitoring current loans and credit lines to ensure compliance with terms.
  • Overseeing and providing direction to Credit Analysts in the development and analysis of financial background data for new or renewed loans; may perform credit analyst functions on occasion. The Commercial RM will be partnering with Credit Analysists, however, should have a substantial understanding of how to structure credit.


Senior Commercial Relationship Manager, Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business.
  • 6+ years Commercial Lending Experience
  • Strong Knowledge of Commercial Loans; Including processing and closing process.
  • Strong credit analysis knowledge and a clear understanding of how to structure a deal; Credit Analysts and underwriters will support the RM, however, you must understand credit and know when/when not to bring a deal to the table.
  • Solid Business Development skills, with proven success.