Meet Our Commercial Lenders
Jerry has more than fifteen years of experience in commercial lending, commercial real estate and construction financing. He prides himself on his ability to develop and deliver creative solutions to meet his clients’ needs and business objectives.
Sean has 15+ years of experience in commercial banking and lending in the Bay Area. He specializes in SBA and conventional real estate acquisitions, and refinance of income producing properties. Sean is highly capable of navigating through difficult circumstances and finding creative solutions to meet the needs of his customers. You can find Sean at our San Francisco Commercial Banking Office, located at 400 Montgomery Street.
Charles believes banking is the best way to help accelerate the growth of businesses in our community and the quality of life in our neighborhoods. With over 25 years of commercial banking experience, he brings his knowledge and expertise to help our clients financially position themselves for growth. Charles is based out of the San Francisco office, located at 400 Montgomery, Street #100.
Cyrus is a seasoned Financial Services Executive with over 22 years of experience in all aspects of Commercial Real Estate and business (“C&I”) lending. Cyrus has worked as a small business consultant and has a successful track record working with all commercial real estate asset classes including: Multi-Family buildings, Owner Occupied properties, Mixed-use buildings, Light Industrial buildings, Retail Centers, and Office Buildings.
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania
Paul H. Ciancimino
Paul is a Senior Vice President and Senior CRE Lender of Sterling Bank & Trust, having joined in September of 2021 to oversee the East Coast and Midwest commercial lending markets. Paul has more than 45 years of experience in commercial banking. He joined Marine Midland Bank 1979 as an International Banking Officer, specializing in Bank and Government Lending in Latin America. In 1985, he was appointed New York Manager of the Merchant Banking Division and assumed responsibility for loan syndications, assets swaps, and loan asset trading, both domestically and internationally. In 1986 with the formation of the Investment Banking Division, he was given the responsibility for underwriting and distribution of long-term corporate and real estate debt, and bank eligible securities. In 1988 he was appointed President of Marine Midland Securities. In 1995 Paul joined Value Property Trust, a mortgage REIT owned by Mutual Series Funds as Senior Vice President and East Coast Manager. After the sale of the REIT in 1998 he joined Atlantic Bank of New York as Senior Vice President and Team Leader. After the acquisition of Atlantic Bank by New York Community Bank, Paul has held various Senior Lending and Management positions at various regional and community banking institutions in the Northeast.