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Lending Solutions

Small Business Lending

Unlock the best in your business.

Our well-respected team of originators, underwriting and servicing personnel are focused solely on your needs—those of a small business borrower. Having originated and serviced well over $4 billion in small business loans, we appreciate the challenges you face and deliver fast credit decisions and a much-appreciated, streamlined application, approval and closing process. The end result? Minimal cash injection financing. As an SBA Preferred Lender, we can make credit decisions on behalf of the U.S. government. And, we'll help you every step of the way.

SBA 7(a) Loans

We provide SBA 7(a) loans from $250,000 to $5,000,000 and will process your loan quickly. All loan applicants must meet the program’s eligibility requirements.

SBA 504 Loans

Want to purchase fixed assets such as real estate, machinery and equipment that have a minimum useful life of 10 years? We provide financing between $250,000 and $8,000,000. Proceeds cannot be used for working capital. 

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Begin the loan process by filling out our short online contact form or contact us directly. We'll quickly determine whether our loan products fit your needs. We guarantee a response to your completed application within 72 hours of submission.

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Specialized Lending Programs

Franchise Owners

You can qualify for up to a $5 million loan anywhere in the United States. Building, purchasing, transferring, reimaging or consolidating debt.

Franchise loan (PDF)

Medical Professionals

Providing competitive fixed and variable rates from 10 to 25 years based on purpose. Close your loan in 45 to 60 days of your signed commitment. 

Medical loan (PDF)

Veterinary Professionals

We offer terms from 10 to 25 years based on purpose, with no balloons or calls, fully amortizing over the life of the loan.

Veterinary loan (PDF)

Insurance Professionals

Acquisition, insurance book maintenance, expansion, real estate purchase and refinancing. Loans for up to $5 million at competitive fixed or variable rate. 

Insurance loan (PDF)

Recently Closed Transactions

Small Business Lending Transactions

Veterinary Professional

SBA 7(a) 
Ground-up Construction 
New Hampshire

Small Business Lending Transactions

Zaxby’s Franchise

SBA 7(a)
Refinance/Land & equipment purchase and construction

Small Business Lending Transactions

Independent Insurance Agency

SBA 7(a)
Practice Purchase

Small Business Lending Transactions

Sonic Franchise

SBA 7(a) 
Real estate acquisition/Expansion

Pacific Western Bank is an exceptional small business lender. If you want a bank that will be creative and solutions-driven, responsive to your questions and concerns throughout the loan process and supportive of you through the lifetime of your business, choose Pacific Western Bank.

— Brad May, The Goddard School

Referral Program

We welcome referrals and extend CPAs, attorney, consultants and brokers the same excellent service and fast, efficient process we give our direct borrowers. Email us to discuss your interest in serving as a business broker and/or referring loans.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore a list of our frequently asked questions and learn more about how we can help you with all your small business lending needs


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George Harrop

Managing Director
Small Business Lending
Chevy Chase, MD

Michelle Coberly

Business Development Officer
Small Business Lending
Brea, CA

K.T. Head

Assistant Sales Manager
Small Business Lending
Plano, TX
Recent Success Stories
Case studies

Recent Success Stories

We help small business owners solve challenges everyday. Read how we've helped others tackle their challenges and achieve their goals.

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