First Midwest, with assets over $20billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 120+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, Eastern Iowa, and Southeast Wisconsin.
Facilitates the loan closing process, while providing high quality customer service. Coordinates preparation of loan documents and ensures that documents are reviewed against the credit approval while complying with Bank Policy and Federal Regulations. Reviews and gathers all due diligence and establishes that all compliance requirements are met prior to close. Makes decisions, recommendations and provides guidance to Relationship Managers for additional documentation as applicable. Ability to work on complex loan closings - transactions involving attorney prepared documentation, specialized lending, commercial real estate and participations/syndications. Prepares documents for all pre-approved attorney template documents for approved loan types. Provides ongoing feedback to Management, ensuring all issues are properly escalated. Works and communicates with Customers, Relationship Managers, Underwriters, Attorneys and other third parties (title companies, appraisers, etc.) to ensure that all commercial loan transactions are processed and documented in accordance with the terms and structure approved by FMB Credit Administration Policies. Provides problem resolution and service to internal and external customers. Performs analysis and research necessary to provide accurate and timely responses to client requests. Trains and mentors junior commercial closers. Assists Management as requested.