Senior Vice President (SVP), Commercial Lending Salary
|Salary||$95,174 - $170,493|
|Bonus||$5,034 - $51,778|
|Profit Sharing||$493.16 - $24,747|
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|$99,173 - $205,220|
Job Description for Senior Vice President (SVP), Commercial Lending
Commercial lending senior vice presidents (SVPs) are generally responsible for developing and implementing credit risk policies and procedures for their organizations and providing reviews, identifications, and analyses of credit risks. They are also responsible for ensuring that credit limits do not exceed certain amounts on any one account.Read More...
Depending on the business in need of a credit loan, commercial lending SVPs measure and monitor the particular risks of lending credit to that business. They must have in-depth knowledge of current and approved methodologies of risk measurement, and when new products or credit opportunities arise they are tasked with displaying the new product's or service’s points and features. Depending on the employer, be it a business or bank, commercial lending SVPs may also serve as representatives of their organizations to the community.
A college degree in business is generally required for this position, and some employees move up in the ranks of an organization to assume the position of senior vice president of commercial lending. Experience in banking and general business is essential for this position, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills are also beneficial for success.
Senior Vice President (SVP), Commercial Lending Tasks
- Oversee a team of loan officers structuring, writing, and closing commercial loans.
- Act as a representative of the bank in the business and local community.
- Contribute to the creation and enforcement of credit policies and procedures.
- Establish and maintain relationships with customers, develop referral networks, and identify opportunities for loan sales.
- Develop and execute loan portfolio strategies, monitor the performance of loans, and work to mitigate risks.
Common Career Paths for Senior Vice President (SVP), Commercial Lending
As Senior Vice Presidents of Commercial Lending make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level President position pays around the same amount as the Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending job on average. Many Senior Vice Presidents of Commercial Lending advance into roles as Commercial Lenders or Commercial Loan Officers, but the median salaries are $68K lower and $80K lower, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Vice President (SVP), Commercial Lending
Survey results show that Senior Vice Presidents of Commercial Lending use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Financial Analysis, Business Development, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Commercial Loans and Loan Underwriting. Most people skilled in Financial Analysis are similarly competent in Business Development and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Pay Difference by Location
Geographically speaking, the highest compensation can be found in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago — the three largest cities in the United States. The lowest-paying market is Houston, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Kansas City and St. Louis (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).
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