GreenStone Farm Credit Services is an $8 billion financial services institution with 500 employees in 36 locations throughout Michigan and Northeast Wisconsin. GreenStone provides short term and long-term credit to our customers, as well as a variety of other products and services, such as crop insurance, life and disability insurance, accounting services, tax planning and preparation, and appraisals.
 
What we’re looking for:
We are currently hiring for a Loan Officer to join our team to be based in either Alma or Lakeview, MI.  In this role, your primary responsibility is to provide lending and financing to our rural customers with small hobby farms, land loans, and large acreage house loans servicing both Alma & Lakeview locations (about 35 miles apart).  You will be the personal banker for customers to walk them through the loan process, lending terms, and borrowing options.

This position is for you if: 

  • You have experience in credit and lending with an understanding of rural living and/or agriculture
  • You enjoy cultivating customer relationships
  • You have the motivation to pursue new leads
  • You communicate effectively with your clients and co-workers

 
What we have to offer:
GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Salary based on experience
  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 10 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) + up to a 9% match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits
  • $100/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Computer Subsidy/reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement ($3,750 for BA, $5,250 for MA, per year)

 
What you would be doing:

  • Market credit and financial services and establishing new market relationships in the consumer and residential markets
  • Utilize business knowledge to gain in-depth understanding of each customer’s current financial position in order to provide innovative and workable solutions to problems the customer faces
  • Create strong relationships with business contacts/influencers
  • Develop and maintain a significant professional presence throughout the local community in addition to making formal presentations to various local and regional groups
  • Develop expertise in the areas of residential lending, farm production and financial management and other specific knowledge pertaining to the geographical region or territory
  • Use knowledge of finance and agriculture to provide “value added” information about their customers and prospective customer’s needs

 
Highly qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, agriculture, finance, accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in the consumer credit or agriculture industry
  • Basic knowledge of loan products and services, credit operations and government lending regulations
  • General knowledge of farm production methods and products
  • Registration in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) is required
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