FRANCIS FINANCIAL is dedicated to the creation of wealth and value for the business community.
With more than 50 lending sources, FRANCIS FINANCIAL can help clients start, expand and sell their businesses. The company also provides services for the purchase of owner/user buildings, multi-family properties and investment real estate. FRANCIS FINANCIAL closed more than $80 million in loans in 2002. Founded by Craig Francis, FRANCIS FINANCIAL is a leading provider of brokerage services to the San Diego business community.
Craig graduated from San Diego State University in 1975 with a degree in finance and real estate. He joined Dun & Bradstreet as a credit reporter rolex replica
and business analyst, and became one of the top reporters in the nation. After five years with Dun & Bradstreet, Craig went to work with the Local Development Corporation, the economic development arm of the San Diego Urban League. He was the top producer with that firm, specializing in SBA loans for the purchase of commercial owner/user buildings.
In 1988, Craig became Vice President and Sales Officer for the SBA Division of the Bank of Commerce. During the next five years with the Bank of Commerce, Craig played an instrumental role in assisting the bank accomplish a remarkable feat-becoming the leading SBA lender in the state of California in 1992, and the number one SBA bank lender in the nation by 1998. Craig's contribution as top sales officer was fundamental to the Bank of Commerce's success and growth.
After a stellar corporate career, Craig left the Bank of Commerce in 1992 to start his own specialized SBA lending brokerage called FRANCIS FINANCIAL. Licensed by the California omega replica
Department of Real Estate, FRANCIS FINANCIAL provides loan packaging and brokering services to local and regional small businesses using the SBA financing guaranty system.
FRANCIS FINANCIAL now also offers all forms of commercial and industrial real estate financing to the local and southern California business and investor market. They also feature wholesale brokering of multi-family residential properties.