Who You Work With Matters

What defines an expert? Financing over 18,000 small business owners, leading the nation in SBA 504 and Community Advantage lending and managing multi-billion dollar loan portfolios.

By working with Prudent Lenders, you’re working with two of the top SBA lenders in the country, CDC Small Business Finance (CDC) and Pursuit (formerly known as New York Business Development Corporation). The Prudent Lenders platform is owned by CDC and Pursuit and was developed to help institutions like yours offer small business customers access to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs.

CDC and Pursuit prioritize building and nurturing relationships with banks and other financial institutions throughout their communities. They have built extensive referral networks, long-standing partnerships, and formed meaningful connections with leading industry organizations. 

When you partner with Prudent Lenders, our network becomes your network.

More on CDC and Pursuit

CDC is a nonprofit lender that provides small businesses with access to capital in California, Arizona and Nevada. CDC is the nation’s number-one SBA 504 and Community Advantage lender and has provided more than $18.4 billion in financing to more than 11,000 entrepreneurs, thus creating and preserving 203,000 jobs.

Pursuit offers innovative lending solutions in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania to help business owners follow their dreams. Since it’s founding in 1955, Pursuit has funded $3.4 billion in loans and has provided capital to more than 8,200 small business owners.

“The Fast Track Assessment has drastically reduced the time our team spends on determining SBA eligibility. With their partnership, we’re able to promptly respond to borrowers and cut down time spent on ineligible applicants.”

Rachel Baldini

Vice President, Director of Lending First State Community Loan Fund

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