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Commercial Real Estate Lender

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

Housing Cooperative Specialist

About us
The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund collaborates with a wide range of donors and
investors, and with business, nonprofit and government partners, to provide the financing and
support that people with low and moderate incomes need to become financially independent
and have affordable housing, quality jobs, child care and access to vital community services.
ROC-NH, a program of the Community Loan Fund, works with homeowners in and owners of
manufactured-home parks statewide to convert those parks into communities that are owned
and governed by residents. ROC-NH’s financing, educational and technical assistance help
homeowners in resident-owned communities build equity, create stability, develop leadership
and strengthen their communities.


About the program

The Community Housing program provides loans and technical assistance to help nonprofit housing developers acquire, develop, and improve rental housing affordable to seniors, people with low and moderate incomes, and those that need supportive housing.


About the position

The Commercial Real Estate Lender will:

·         Identify potential lending opportunities and solicit applications that enable the Community Loan Fund to finance a broad range of affordable rental housing;

·         Propose innovative program design ideas and new financing products;

·         Network with nonprofit housing developers and other lenders that finance affordable rental housing;

·         Represent the organization in strategic public policy discussions and other forums;

·         Work collaboratively with internal credit administration working group to analyze, underwrite, and document loans; manage the portfolio; and maintain working relationships with       borrowers throughout the life of the loans.


About you

Highly ethical, comfortable and confident problem solver, leadership qualities, commercial real estate lending experience (preferably in affordable housing or manufactured housing), team- and goal-oriented.

Qualifications and characteristics

·         Bachelor’s degree in the field of finance, economics, community development, or a similar area of study.

·         Five to seven years’ experience in origination and underwriting of commercial real estate loans, affordable housing, or Community Development Finance Institution (CDFI) industry work.

·         Experience in regulatory compliance for lending activities preferred.

·         Experience preparing commercial loan documents preferred.

·         Strong networking and business development skills.

·         A high level of self-motivation, attention to detail, organization, and systems approach.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to the Community Loan Fund at No phone calls, please.

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Date Added: March 8, 2019

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