Building Relationships. Building Chicago.
At Wintrust, we’ve supported the construction industry from our inception. We know its importance to local, regional, and national economies and truly understand the specific challenges this dynamic industry faces. That’s why we have a specialized team, Wintrust Construction, Engineering & Architecture (CE&A), to focus on the lending and financial needs of companies servicing all aspects of the construction industry, including general contractors, specialty subcontractors, and engineering and architecture firms. With more than 65 years of combined industry experience, our team supports over 200 construction clients with more than $750 million in committed capital. We’re prepared to partner with you and offer your business the right solutions as you continue building Chicago.
The Construction Industry Counts on Us
We understand the industry: the seasonality and cyclicality, project setbacks, slow or delayed pay, and challenging owners. In addition to our industry expertise, what really sets us apart are the relationships we establish with our clients. It’s important to us that we take the time to personally understand you and your company’s specific goals and challenges so we can tailor targeted solutions for your business. Backed by Wintrust’s financial strength and internal resources, we can provide your company financial solutions for any circumstance, including lines of credit, acquisitions, owner-occupied real estate, equipment financing, and succession planning, which may include employee stock ownership program financing. We are ready to work with you to provide the financial solutions you need to meet your strategic growth goals.
What We Do
Wintrust was built for this area. So, as a locally based and locally run company, we have a vested interest in supporting its success. Construction, engineering, and architecture firms literally build the foundation for this area and its local economy, so we’ve created a team of experts that can provide the specialized support this industry needs. And, because we’re local, decisions are made here. If you’re building Chicago, we’re here to help.
- • Lending
- • Equipment leasing
- • Treasury management
- • Employee stock ownership plans
- • Corporate plan services
- • MaxSafe®
- • Loan capital market and syndications
Who We Are
Wintrust CE&A is backed by our parent company Wintrust, a more than $33 billion financial holding company that provides a wide variety of financial services for both personal and business banking needs. To learn more about the services Wintrust offers and the industries it serves, please visit wintrust.com.
At Wintrust, we get to know the needs of the industries we serve in order to be true partners to the businesses we partner with. We’re your one-stop shop for any financial need, and our expert teams are ready to guide and support your business.
To learn more about how Wintrust can support your construction business, please visit wintrust.com/cea.