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Byline Bank received Wisconsin SBA Lender awards from the Wisconsin District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration in a virtual award ceremony with Byline’s lending team. Byline was recognized for having the highest SBA 7(a) dollars loaned to small businesses throughout the state of Wisconsin in 2019, with loans totaling $81.675 million. Byline also received a volume lender award for the lender with the most export SBA 7(a) loans approved, with $8.998 million in export loans.

Designated by the SBA as a Preferred Lender, Byline Bank ranked fifth nationally in FY2019 for SBA 7(a) loan volume, according to the SBA and is currently ranked #2 in the country through August 31, 2020. Byline is also ranked #1 in Illinois for SBA 7(a) loan volume.

“Byline’s focus on the SBA loan program in Wisconsin helped small businesses start, grow, and succeed to the benefit of Wisconsin’s communities and economy.” said Eric Ness, Wisconsin SBA district director.

“I’m so proud of our team and the hard work they’ve put in to provide help for small businesses throughout the state” said Michael Knazur, Senior Vice President and SBA Sales Manager of Small Business Capital, the SBA lending division of Byline Bank. “The entire Wisconsin SBA loan production team is represented in the award, including credit, closing and BAG (business advisory group).”

About Byline Small Business Capital

Byline Bank’s Small Business Capital team specializes in government guaranteed lending nationwide, with loan production offices throughout the Midwest and in Southern California. Distinguished by the SBA as an “SBA Preferred Lender,” Byline Bank is a top 5 SBA lender in the nation, and is the number one SBA lender in Illinois and Wisconsin. Byline Small Business Capital also specializes in USDA lending across the country. For more information, visit:

About Byline Bank

Headquartered in Chicago, Byline Bank, a subsidiary of Byline Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BY), is a full-service commercial bank serving small- and medium-sized businesses, financial sponsors, and consumers. Byline Bank has approximately $6.4 billion in assets and operates more than 50 full-service branch locations throughout the Chicago and Milwaukee metropolitan areas. Byline Bank offers a broad range of commercial and retail banking products and services including small ticket equipment leasing solutions.