Relationship Banker III – Commercial Lender - First Western Trust Bank

About First Western Trust

First Western’s mission is to be the best private bank for the Western wealth management client. We believe that each of our clients shares our entrepreneurial spirit and values our sophisticated, high-touch wealth management services that are tailored to meet their specific needs. We provide a trusted advisor platform with an established approach to investment management through a branded network of boutique private trust bank offices located across Colorado, Arizona, Wyoming, and California.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, we provide a fully integrated suite of wealth management services on a private trust bank platform, which includes a comprehensive selection of deposit, loan, trust, wealth planning and investment management products and services.

You can find us trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “MYFW.”

Your Legacy With First Western

Administrates and manages loan portfolios while supporting the rest of the lending team in their efforts to introduce new and existing clients to the wealth management approach of First Western Financial. Possesses the ability to generate additional business through existing and new clients, using consultative selling.

Associate must work well in a dynamic, fast paced environment, where multitasking and prioritizing tasks is essential.  Associate must be comfortable in a change environment where products, services, and processes are ever evolving.  Must be a self-starter and comfortable performing essential job functions independently.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Contributes to profit center production goals including loans, deposits and assets under management; individual annual production goal to be assigned in conjunction with the annual office sales goals.
Responsible for identifying and introducing new clients to the firm.
Facilitates loan requests for new and existing client relationships; manages loans through the approval process by acting as a liaison between support groups.
Monitors and administrates loan portfolios including borrowing bases, covenant tracking, collateral exceptions, loan documentation, and loan requests.
Knowledge of complex cash flow and credit analysis, appraisal policy, and collateral, including borrowing bases and performance triggers.
Manages construction, commercial and industrial, and commercial real estate deals.
Learns from other financial professionals’ expertise in wealth planning, investment management, trust and depository services, and then applies this comprehensive knowledge to further develop client portfolios.
Maintain current knowledge of and comply with all applicable laws and regulations, policies and procedures.
Must maintain NMLS membership for the length of employment.
Other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in business or related experience.  RMA or Omega level training preferred
10+ years of experience in  a client-facing lending role.  Underwriting experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with exceptional Excel skills; experience working with banking and credit software; experience with CRM preferred
Strong mathematical skills; high initiative and follow-through; ability to work independently and with a team; excellent written and verbal communications skills; able to organization, prioritize and multi-task; self-starter
Experience working with high net-worth individuals
Provide excellent customer service to new and existing clients related to lending guidance; integral team member of the profit center sales team
Administrate loan portfolios including covenant tracking, collateral exceptions, loan documentation and less complex loan requests
Looking to take your career to the next level? First Western is not only offering a competitive salary to start and full health (dental, vision) benefits, but also the following:

– Strong Bonus Potential
– 401(k) Plan with Match
– Paid Parking/Transportation Benefits
– Access to Training & Professional Development Programs
– Sponsorship for Obtaining Professional Certifications
– Flex Spending Accounts
– Health Savings Account
– Paid Time-Off + Bank Holidays

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First Western Financial, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our associates. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Phone: (303) 634-2754
Email: [email protected]