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History — Providing SBA Loans

Today, 44 Business Capital, a division of Berkshire Bank, provides SBA loans both regionally and nationally. 44 Business Capital was started in September of 2009 by Phil Rapone, Jeff Sherry and Greg Poehlmann as a subsidiary of a local community bank. We value our ability to be a direct small business lending division of Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank ™ giving our clients the best possible service from application to closing.

April 2021

Expanding the Florida territory, Marissa Ames, South Florida and Lynne Singletary, Central Florida hired as new First Vice President’s, 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