BankUnited Recognized for Small Business Lending

Ranks 16th in the nation for SBA 7(a) lending according to the SBA

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (October 25, 2016) BankUnited, one of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida, is ranked the 16th largest SBA 7(a) lender in the United States by lending volume according to recent data released by the Small Business Administration for its fiscal year which ended on September 30, 2016.

“The BankUnited Small Business Finance team grew its footprint in Florida and expanded

into Washington, Michigan and Wisconsin during the past year,” said Managing Director Hakim E. Kassam. “Small businesses provide more than half of all jobs and generate the majority of all sales across the nation and BankUnited is committed to creating and delivering the financing solutions that small businesses need to succeed.”

BankUnited Small Business Finance is a direct SBA Preferred Lender actively financing small businesses through most U.S. markets. Loans up to $10 million are available for business or real estate acquisitions, construction, refinance, franchise or equipment financing. BankUnited offers SBA 7(a), SBA 504, and USDA B&I small business loan programs.

For more information about BankUnited small business lending please call (877) 893-7823 or visit