Vice President – Commercial Banking Officer
Christopher E. Cernek is a Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Group’s Westmont location. For over two decades, Chris has specialized in financing small to mid-size ($2 to $20 million) income-producing properties such as office, retail, industrial and multifamily. Prior to joining First Midwest, Chris was Senior Vice President – Division Head at Leaders Bank, a boutique commercial bank headquartered in Oak Brook. While at Leaders, Chris and his team of real estate professionals provided their clients nearly $300 million in commercial real estate loans. Chris has also financed commercial real estate on both a national and a regional basis while at such venerable firms as DaimlerChrysler Capital Services, Household Mortgage Services and Fifth Third Bank.
Chris is a graduate of Indiana University and earned his MBA from Loyola University. He is active in several area charitable organizations including Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry and Feed My Starving Children.
Chris will gladly meet with you at your business location or you can also visit our Arlington Heights location.
Call 847-870-2537 to get connected with Chris today.Send an Email to Chris
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