Banking & Finance

Private equity, lenders, investments, credit unions and financial planning


Insurance agency moving to West Side

May 23, 2017
A local insurance agency is moving into a 15,000-square-foot building on the West Side. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Steve Vanderwey of Churchill Mortgage

May 23, 2017
Steve Vanderwey — the branch manager of Churchill Mortgage’s Grand Rapids office — is the featured guest in episode 35 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Justin Karl of Mercantile Bank

May 16, 2017
Justin Karl — a commercial loan officer at Mercantile Bank — is the featured guest in episode 34 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Bank laying off 129 employees

May 15, 2017
A bank with a large presence in the region is shuttering a facility and cutting 129 jobs. Read More

Banks adapt to changing consumer behavior

May 12, 2017
On the heels of the announcement Chemical Bank will close 16 more branches by year’s end, two local executives say relationship banking is more important than ever. Read More

Real estate investment firm raises $1M in funding

May 12, 2017
A local real estate investment firm has raised $1 million in new equity. Read More

Food distributor appoints VP of treasury and corporate development

May 12, 2017
A local food distributor has named a new vice president. Read More

Credit union exec named national Professional of the Year

May 11, 2017
A vice president at a credit union in the region recently earned a national honor. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks in top 5 percent of cities with 'most student debt'

May 10, 2017
Grand Rapids is in the 95th percentile of cities with the most post-college debt, according to a new report. Read More

Credit union opens branch

May 9, 2017
A credit union has opened its next branch in the region. Read More