AgAmerica Lending Welcomes New Hires!

We are pleased to introduce multiple new hires! Since the beginning of the year, we have  experienced rapid growth, resulting in a need for new staff.

  • Tim Rainey was brought on in January as AgAmerica’s Senior Underwriter, bringing to the team a wealth of financing knowledge.
  • Bree Scarano was hired shortly after as an Underwriter for the AgAmerica, where she enjoys making agriculture loans possible for farmers and ranchers.
  • Lakeland native Samantha Sokolski joined the team in February and is involved in the Marketing Department for its companies, including AgAmerica and Land South Realty. She is also active with her customers as a Relationship Manager for the AgAmerica Lending Division handling ag loans.
  • A.J. Porreca, a former international barefoot ski champion, has been hired full time after a successful semester-long internship, and will be working with the AgAmerica Lending Team.
  • Cecilia Yan, who had been working with AgAmerica for around 5 months as an intern in underwriting from Florida Southern College, accepted a full time position in January and has enjoyed continuing on with the team.
  • Amanda Erhard, who graduated from Florida Southern College this semester, has also accepted a full time position, joining the Land South Group accounting department.
  • Julia Hubbard, who has a long career in accounting management, joined the Land South Group team in 2013 as the Senior Fund Accountant, but has recently been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the company, where she provides accounting expertise and oversees asset management services and investor relations functions for the funds run by Land South Group.
  • Jackie Toenes joined the AgAmerica team in early 2014 as a Credit Analyst for the Transitional Lending department, where she is responsible for loan underwriting and portfolio management.
  • Beijin Baran also came on board in April of this year as our Senior Fund Accountant where she enjoys engaging in various extensive roles within the accounting department.

 

We are excited to bring on such an amazing new group of talent!

AgAmerica Lending, a Land South Group Company, is an ag lending company and mortgage investor based in Central Florida. As a licensed Florida Mortgage Lender and licensed Florida Consumer Finance Company, AgAmerica accepts, underwrites, funds, and services the loans it makes. AgAmerica provides a variety of ag loan products, including conventional agricultural real estate loans and non-conventional, fixed or floating-rate bridge loans through its AgAmerica Lending and Transitional Lending programs. Need cash to expand row crop production? Time to refinance a high-interest farm or ranch loan? Call on our experts! 

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AgAmerica Lending FUNDS BIG AG LOAN TO PURCHASE MANGO GROVE

Here at AgAmerica Lending, we recently financed a $857K farm loan to help a South Florida farmer purchase a mango grove. Through our special AgAmerica Lending Program, we were able to underwrite and approve the agricultural loan within the quick time frame of the purchase contract. The fast and flexible farmland financing provided allowed this mango farmer to get his agricultural operation up and running so as to guarantee a sweet harvest next summer!

What is our AgAmerica Lending Program?

We are proud to be the only ag lending company in the Southeast authorized to provide AgAmerica Conventional Real Estate Loans.

Our AgAmerica Lending Program offers:

  • Up to 25-Year Amortizations (with 15-year balloon)

  • Very Low Interest Rates (as low as 2.65% depending on the loan product)

  • Flexible Payment Plan Options (annual, semi-annual, or monthly)

  • No Standard Prepayment Penalty (on early payoffs)

  • No Annual Renewals!

  • No Cost for Initial In-House Underwriting (of the loan application)

It is not just the very low interest rates that make these AgAmerica Conventional Real Estate Loans an attractive option for borrowers. Here at AgAmerica, we are dedicated to getting to know each one of our valued customers. Our staff includes employees whose own farming histories stretch back generations. What’s more, we have our own experience with buying, selling, and managing agriculture land. AgAmerica Lending commits to offering not only an ag loan, but a professional, supportive relationship that will hopefully continue to flourish for many years to come.

Time to refinance your high-interest farm loan or ranch loan? Need cash to plant your next row crop, expand your citrus groves, plant timber, purchase  farmland, or buy more cattle? Call on AgAmerica Lending and inquire about our exclusive AgAmerica farm loans. The AgAmerica Lending program is here to help the agriculture industry and your farming operation thrive! Info@AgAmerica.com or 844-516-8176 

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AgAmerica Lending Funds Big Citrus Loan

Recently, here at AgAmerica Lending, we funded a $675,000 25-year Amortization/15-year Balloon ag loan with an interest rate in the low 3% (1-Month LIBOR) and added on a line of credit for $225,000 with an interest rate of 2.63%.

Through our AgAmerica Lending Program, we were able to reduce this borrower’s interest rate. What’s more, we were able to provide the citrus grower with cash at closing.

What’s the AgAmerica Lending Program? 

AgAmerica provides a variety of ag loan products, including conventional agricultural real estate loans through our AgAmerica Lending Program.

The AgAmerica Lending Program offers our borrowers the following:

  • Up to 25-Year Amortizations

  • Very Low Interest Farm Loan Rates

  • Flexible Payment Plan Options

  • No Standard Prepayment Penalty

  • No Annual Renewals!

AgAmerica agricultural loans cover all facets of farming, from smaller blueberry farms to vast cattle ranches. Whether it’s time to plant the next row crop, expand citrus groves, plant timber, or start buying more cattle, these ag loans are a great choice.

It’s not just the low interest rates that make our AgAmerica farm loans an attractive option. AgAmerica Lending is a company committed to getting to know all of our customers. Our staff includes employees whose own farming histories stretch back generations. In addition, AgAmerica has its own experience with buying, selling, and managing agriculture land. Suffice it to say, AgAmerica Lending not only offers an ag loan, but a supportive, professional, and long-standing relationship.

Need cash to plant your next crop, expand your citrus groves, or buy more cattle? Time to refinance a high-interest farm loan or ranch loan? Visit Info@AgAmerica.com or 844-516-8176 for more information.

 

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