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History — Providing SBA Loans

44 Business Capital, a division of Berkshire Bank, provides SBA loans both regionally and nationally. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, 44 Business Capital was established in September of 2009 by Phil Rapone, Jeff Sherry and Greg Poehlmann as a subsidiary of a local community bank.

June 2024

Original Founder Jeff Sherry retires from 44 Business Capital

March 2024

Expanding to Nashville, TN Donald “Matt” Matthews joins 44 as the newest FVP, SBA Lending

September 2023

44 expands Texas territory to Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio with David Velez starting as the newest FVP, SBA Lending

February 2023

Denise Clemence, CCIM joins the 44 Florida team, as newest FVP, SBA Lending


The 44 Advantage…

  • Access to the Decision Makers
  • Speed to Decision
  • No Loan Covenants

Our Clients…

  • Refinance existing debt
  • Purchase commercial real estate
  • Expand or purchase a business
  • Invest in new machinery & equipment
  • Improve company cash flow
  • Preserve Countless Jobs