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Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans

Government guaranteed loans for businesses from the Small Business Administration.

Financing solutions beyond conventional loans

If your business requires longer loan terms and lower down payment options than a conventional loan offers, you may be eligible for a government guaranteed loan* for small business backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). As an experienced Preferred Lender, People's United Bank helps match funding specially designed loan programs to serve small business needs.

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SBA Preferred Lender

Easy application process with fast decision making

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Term loan or line of credit

Meet your long term or current day-to-day needs

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Longer terms & lower down payments

More affordable upfront costs and lower monthly payments

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Specialty programs

Programs designed to serve the needs of veterans and exporters.

Proud to be a Preferred Lender

People's United Bank works tirelessly for our customers and we are proud to be a Small Business Adminstration (SBA) Preferred Lender. Our status in this program authorizes us to decision without SBA preapproval. If your business qualifies, this means faster approvals and a smoother process for you. Speak with your local Business Banking expert to find out more.

Meeting the specialized needs of growing businesses

Loans guaranteed by the SBA range in size from small to large and can be used for most business purposes, including long-term fixed assets and shorter-term operating capital. Let our business banking experts help match your needs with the right SBA loan for your business needs, including:

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Working capital
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Commercial property purchase or improvements
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Machinery and equipment
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Debt refinancing
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Furniture and fixtures
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Export financing

More about SBA loan programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration has provided capital, contracts and counseling to small business owners since 1953. As an SBA Preferred Lending Partner, People's United Bank has the expertise and experience to guide you through options available to small businesses that may not qualify for conventional loans. We can help you find the funding needed to start, grow, expand and ultimately succeed. Learn more about the specific terms and eligibility requirements for SBA loans in this article from our Small Business Resources.

Every small business has different needs.
Work with a local partner who understands yours.

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Find a business banking expert near you

Ken Nuzzolo
Region Manager Business Banking
(203) 338-3942

Andrew Cook
Business Banking Team Leader
(207) 650-4966

Judith Young
Business Banking Team Leader
(207) 262-8329

James Curran
Region Manager Business Banking
(508) 890-5183

Mark Leonardi
Region Manager Business Banking
(603) 334-6721

Peter Giorno
Region Manager Business Banking
(603) 226-3481

Long Island and New York City
Paul Hawkins
Senior Region Manager Business Banking
(631) 637-3722

Westchester County and Hudson Valley
Ken Nuzzolo
Region Manager Business Banking
(203) 338-3942

David Nourse
Senior Region Manager Business Banking
(802) 388-8507


*Application and credit approval required.

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