Chicago Defender Newspaper : Urban Partnership Bank recognized as community banking leader

The Chicago Defender reported Urban Partnership Bank exceeded $200 million in new loans and received a $355,000 Bank Enterprise Award in their business section of the Oct. 29 –Nov. 4 edition. The story also includes a photo of Trice Construction’s Stephanie Hickman, a Commercial Banking team client who used a loan to help grow her business, create new jobs, and build a vital neighborhood amenity.    

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Citizen Newspaper : Lending Milestone & Award

The Chicago Citizen, a weekly community newspaper covering Chicago’s south and southeast neighborhoods featured Urban Partnership Bank and the news the bank had exceeded $200 million in new loans and received a Bank Enterprise Award, in the headlines of the front page of the Oct. 15 edition.

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ICBA: "A Special Mission: Urban Partnership Bank Builds Up People and Communities"

The October issue of the Independent Banker magazine, a monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) features “A Special Mission: Urban Partnership Bank Builds Up People and Communities,” an article on the bank’s commercial lending and consumer services’ positive impact on its customers and urban neighborhoods.   

About the ICBA: It is “the nation’s voice for more than 6,500 community banks of all sizes and charter types and dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.” 

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Darryl Hendricks: New Director of Consumer Banking at Urban Partnership Bank

The Oct.1 – 7 issue of the Chicago Defender announces Darryl Hendricks is Urban Partnership Bank’s new Director of Consumer Banking.    

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American Banker: Urban Partnership Bank Names Citi Veteran to Consumer Banking Post

Urban Partnership Bank in Chicago has lured a former Citibank executive out of retirement to lead its consumer banking operations.

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Former Illinois president of Citibank lands at Urban Partnership Bank

Today’s Crain’ headline news section features a column on Darryl Henrdicks, Director, Consumer Banking, joining Urban Partnership Bank.   

The former Illinois president of banking goliath Citibank has come out of retirement to run retail banking for far smaller Urban Partnership Bank.

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Culver's operator pays $2.2 million for Wrigleyville parcel

The $1.6 million commercial real estate loan made by Urban Partnership Bank’s Marcia Nicholson, senior business banker to help Culver’s acquire the property for their first restaurant in Chicago was featured in the July 3, 2014 online issue of Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily.  Construction of the new Wrigleyville restaurant is expected to be completed prior to opening day of the 2015 baseball season.   

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Financing secured for 126,000 square foot Capitol Park redevelopment

News that the financing had been secured thanks to a dynamic public and private partnership, including Urban Partnership Bank for redeveloping 1212 Griswold in Capitol Park was covered by Model D-- the weekly Internet web magazine focusing on community development activities in Detroit’s urban neighborhoods.  

Model D, is an independent, weekly online magazine covering the stories about the people, businesses and organizations that are changing Detroit’s urban neighborhoods

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Financing secured; former United Way building to be offices, lofts by 2015

The June 9 issue of Crain’s Detroit and Crain’ reported that the $38.5 million financing for the redevelopment of a 126,000 square-foot building in Capitol Park, one of the city’s most historic neighborhoods is now complete. A dynamic public and private partnership, including Urban Partnership Bank, encouraged by a shared commitment to creating a vibrant urban neighborhood will help transform the neglected and under-used building into new loft apartments, offices and retail space.  

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