Expanding Beyond the Traditional DSCR – The Use of Debt Yield in Analyzing CRE Transactions

By: David Etter, Managing Director- Loan Review Services Most Bankers are very comfortable with the use of a Debt Service Coverage Ratio (“DSCR”) when evaluating a CRE transaction. Simple enough…

Read more

Rebranding the Compensation Committee

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions Editor’s Note:  In this month’s newsletter, we are pleased to share a recent article written by one of our CEO…

Read more

High Volatility Commercial Real Estate

By Denise Dukette, Director Loan Review Services Regulatory guidance on HVCRE was initiated in 2013 as part of Basel III risk-weighted capital rules and applies to banking organizations which file…

Read more

A Look Back at 2019: Fall High Performance Idea Exchange Highlights

By Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Season after season, one of our most popular Affiliation Program sessions is the High Performance Idea Exchange, which gives our members the opportunity to…

Read more

Sneak Peek: Spring 2020 Session Topics

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Even though the fall Affiliation Program meetings just wrapped up at the beginning of this month, preparations are already well underway for the spring sessions.…

Read more

Trending Topics: Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL)

By Katie Parente, Director Loan Review Services The Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) accounting standard will require consideration of not only past events and current conditions, but also reasonable and…

Read more

3rd Quarter Merger And Industry Update

By: Curtis Carpenter, Principal and Head of Investment Banking The structure of community banking in the United States is changing in dramatic ways and an accelerating pace.  Based upon recent…

Read more

Fall Affiliation Program Meetings Underway and 2020 Schedule Announced

By: Dana Wilkes, Senior Affiliation Manager Members of Sheshunoff’s CEO and Senior Lending Officer Affiliation Programs have convened at various locations across the country this fall, including Pebble Beach, Hilton Head…

Read more

Trending Topics: “Leveraged Loans”

By: David Etter, Managing Director- Loan Review Services There are many reasons why banks are adding new asset classes to their portfolios, the most common of which is that they…

Read more

SAFE Banking Act

By: Matthew Hovis, CFE, CAMS, CPP, Director of BSA/AML Services On Wednesday, September 25th, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Secure And Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. First introduced…

Read more

What CEOs Say About the Program….

"Good discussions and thought provoking ideas presented. I am so busy at the bank that it is always good to step away, reflect, re-focus and learn from presenters and peers."

"Huge benefit in the way of exposure to national bankers vs state only. Always a good program."

"Really good, useful topics – very appropriate for this time."