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Commercial Relationship Manager - Seattle, WA

Commercial Lending
The Commerce Bank
059541 Requisition #

The Commerce Bank of Washington, a division of Zions Bancorporation, is currently hiring for a Commercial Relationship Manager – Seattle.


The Commerce Bank of Washington believes that delivering exceptional service to our clients is the single most important function we perform in our role as bankers. We are dedicated to enriching businesses and professional firms by providing them and their principals with highly personalized banking and investment banking services from experienced bankers committed to long-term banking relationships. As a true partner we help local entrepreneurs and professionals realize their full potential by providing banking services that serve their unique needs.


This Commercial Relationship Manager will do the following:


  • Responsible for generating new and servicing a variety commercial/business loans, and bank services in accordance with individually established business development goals.
  • Achieves portfolio growth and cross-sale goals.
  • Oversees assigned loan portfolio to ensure proper compliance with loan covenants.
  • Responsible for monitoring portfolio quality, stability and managing risks.
  • Makes presentations regarding bank products and services to prospective clients and company principals.
  • Performs underwriting functions as needed.
  • Continually monitors credit quality of assigned accounts.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships, with a resulting high degree of customer satisfaction.




  • MUST HAVE a BS degree in banking, finance or a related field and 4-8 years of commercial lending or other directly related experience.   (An equivalent combination of education and experience may meet qualifications)  Knowledge of lending, credit analysis preferable in a commercial lending environment.
  • NICE TO HAVE 10 years of commercial lending experience in the greater Seattle area
  • Ability to expand loans, client relationships and cross sell bank products.
  • MUST HAVE strong familiarity of the sales, commercial loan processing and closing processes.
  • Requires skills and experience in applicant interviewing and perceptive character judgment.
  • Ability to structure loans and monitor credit performance.
  • Must have good interpersonal and (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a software applications, including word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Manages a commercial lending portfolio.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products
  • Employees may, at the company’s discretion, be eligible to receive a cash bonus award
  • Pay range (depending on experience) $150K to $180K plus incentive plan


Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company is a national leader in Small Business Administration lending and public finance advisory services. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.      Zions received 16 Greenwich Excellence Awards for the year ended 2017. These awards are based on more than 30,000 market research interviews with businesses nationwide evaluating over 600 banks. Since the Awards’ inception in 2009, only three other U.S. banks have consistently received as many Greenwich Excellence Awards as Zions Bancorporation.



Zions Bancorporation, National Association prohibits illegal discrimination and reaffirms its policy of providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), by extending equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, protected veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


It is the Company’s policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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