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This edition: Bankers' View of the Economic and Lending Markets

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 9, 2009.

Host Michael Stoler sits down with banking executives to gain insight into the current economic and lending markets. They discuss the economic decline and it’s effect on the real estate lending market, the way new banks come into the market and compete with established institutions, the difficulty in predicting vacancy rates, as well as the different models banks follow in order to invest in companies, such as the relationship model.

Guest List

David Bagatelle President & CEO, Herald National Bank

Kermit R. Dyke First Senior Vice President, Valley National Bank

Gregory J. Fierce Executive Vice President, Amalgamated Bank

Gino Martocci Regional President, Commercial Real Estate Lending, M&T Bank

Richard Schuler President & CEO, First Bank & Trust Co. of Illinois

Michael Stoler Host, The Stoler Report