Eastern Bank Named #1 SBA Lender in Massachusetts for the 14th Year in a Row

December 13, 2022

BOSTON, MA, December 13, 2022 – Eastern Bank has been named by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the top lender to small businesses for SBA 7(a) and 504 loans in Massachusetts for the 14th consecutive year. “Small businesses are the heart and soul of our neighborhoods and essential to a thriving, local economy, and we are so very proud to work alongside the Small Business...

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The Foundation for Business Equity (FBE) and Eastern Bank Announce the Merger of FBE with Mill Cities Community Investments

December 7, 2022

The Foundation for Business Equity completes planned spin-off from Eastern Bank, and joins forces with Mill Cities Community Investments for its next phase of impact BOSTON, MA, December 7, 2022 – Eastern Bank and the Foundation for Business Equity (FBE), an award-winning Boston-based nonprofit organization working to scale small businesses of color, are...


Navigating Acquisition Financing No Matter the Times

November 15, 2022

Greg Buscone, Executive Vice President and Senior Commercial Banking Officer, and Greg Spurr, Senior Vice President Banking and finance trends are evolving in the security alarm sector. In this cover story for The Monitoring Association's Fall issue of TMA Dispatch, Eastern EVP Greg Buscone and SVP Greg Spurr draw upon their expertise in security alarm lending to share ideas for navigating acquisition financing. Click...