Community Business Lenders

About Us

Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, Community Business Lenders Service Company, LLC (CBLSC) is a Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) specializing in commercial real estate lending.  In 2012, forty (40) Iowa based credit unions came together to form CBLSC and acquire the assets of Community Business Lenders, L.L.C.    

Our Core Values

  1. Do What Is Right
  2. Put the Team First
  3. Tell It How It Is
  4. Get It Done
  5. Be The Best


Our Core Focus

  1. Our Passion – Improving our communities through lending excellence.
  2. Our Niche – Income producing real estate loans.


Our Target Market

  1. Demographic – Businesses and Individuals owning income producing real estate.
  2. Geographic – Des Moines, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Quad Cities metro areas.
  3. Psychographic – Borrowers who share our core values.


Our Uniques

  1. We are a private, boutique lender
  2. We have no regulatory lending limit constraints
  3. We are backed by over 40 credit unions
  4. Our people
  5. Fast, local decisions

Please contact CBLSC for more information about our company and our services.

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