Syracuse Fire Department Employees Federal Credit Union is a member of CU First Responders Finance (CUFR), a nationwide network of credit unions that provide business and commercial loans.

1. Submit the Loan Request Form

Your loan request will be matched to a credit union lender in the CUFR network. You may call our lending team at any time about your loan request at (561) 409-8790.

2. Loan Introduction Call

Within one business day, a loan specialist will be calling you to conduct a thorough analysis of your loan request. You will have a dedicated loan specialist assigned to you throughout the process.

3. Full Service Loan Packaging

Your loan specialist will assist you to obtain the required documentation to get your loan fast tracked with lenders to ensure the highest response rate and stream-lined underwriting process.

Tell us about your business needs and let’s get started.

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Please complete the form below and one of our dedicated loan specialists will give you a call within one day to begin working on your request.

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Commercial Lending

With CU First Responders Finance (CUFR) businesses, investors, associations, municipal and volunteer fire departments will find a trusted lending partner with loan decisions made locally. Our credit unions offer loan features that most other financial institutions are not able to provide. Our goal is to quickly and efficiently generate a loan decision.

Send your next loan opportunity to CUFR and find out why working with local credit unions makes sense for:

Term Loans

Term loans are short or intermediate financing options that are used to finance a business need for a specific amount of credit over a set period of time. Term loans can be used to:

  • Purchase equipment – Apparatus / PPE / Communication / all business needs
  • Finance assets
  • Acquisitions
  • Purchase vehicles
  • Funds available for various business needs
  • Fund business growth or expansion

When you need a fixed-term loan using the equity in your existing commercial property, look no further than our competitive business term loans. These loans offer the following benefits:

  • Secured and unsecured options available
  • Fixed or variable interest
  • Repayments based on a predetermined schedule
  • Variety of terms available
  • Set up automatic payments through your credit union business checking account

Commercial Mortgages/Multi-Family/Mixed Use Mortgages

  • Purchase or refinance commercial real estate
  • Construction, renovation, remodeling, lease improvements
  • Competitive Rates
  • Variety of Terms
  • Conventional or SBA
  • Up to 80% LTV, cash out options
  • No early termination penalties

Commercial Real Estate Secured Lines of Credit

Looking to grow your business? Obtain the additional funds you need for your business to succeed with a secured commercial equity line of credit. This allows you to tap into the equity of your eligible commercial property, using the property as collateral. These lines of credit feature:

  • Financial flexibility for purchases
  • Covers cash flow needs
  • Competitive rates
  • Multiple pay back term options
  • No early term penalties
  • Construction Loans

Have a new project in mind? Or need to remodel your current facility? Ideal for individuals, developers and contractors, our construction loans include the following benefits:

  • Multiple disbursements
  • Simple access to funds
  • Add a level financing option
  • Land acquisition financing

Lines of Credit – Working Capital

A revolving line of credit may be the best financing option for those short-term cash flow needs. A line of credit gives an opened-ended access to a predetermined amount of credit. Lines of credit, both secured and unsecured, are available for business needs such as:

  • Working capital
  • Funding payroll
  • Purchasing supplies
  • Business emergency
  • Seasonal inventory purchase
  • Bridging the gap between accounts receivable and accounts payable

In purchase situations where you need additional cash flow, CUFR Credit Union(s) may be able to issue a letter of credit to cover the full or remaining amount of the purchase.