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Stay informed about Greater Commercial Lending (GCL) with this helpful collection of press releases, industry news bulletins and GCL company updates.

GCL lead lender for two new renewable diesel production facilities in Nevada Ryze Renewables Eco-Friendly Renewable Diesel Facility in Las Vegas

"Greater Commercial Lending (GCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU), is the loan originator to Ryze Renewables’ construction of two new eco-friendly biorefinery facilities being built in Nevada." Click here to continue reading.


GCL Names Jenny Casselman VP of Commercial Operations

Greater Commercial Lending (GCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU), has named Jenny Casselman its Vice President of Commercial Operations. Casselman is responsible for delivering strategic objectives related to the commercial loan servicing, secondary marketing, funding and investor efforts within GCL, which provides commercial lending services to entities across the nation. Click here to read the full release.

Hospital to add health clinic, make $4.2 million in repairs, improvements

Four years after a multi million-dollar renovation and expansion project to make Boulder City Hospital a more financially viable institution, the medical facility is about to embark on another project to bring much-needed health services to the community.

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it has funded a $4.2 million guaranteed loan for the hospital that will allow the facility to make repairs and improvements along with creating a rural health clinic, said hospital CEO Tom Maher.

Greater Commercial Lending (a subsidiary of Greater Nevada Credit Union) will administer the loan, with a 90 percent guarantee from the USDA. Click here to continue reading the news release from Boulder City Review.

Greater Nevada Named Best Place to Work Again! Greater Nevada Took First Place in the Best Place to Work Competition

Since 2008, Greater Nevada has participated in and been recognized as one of the best places to work in northern Nevada.  This year, Greater Nevada, which encompasses our credit union employees, Greater Nevada Mortgage employees and Greater Commercial Lending team, took First Place in the 11th Annual Best Places to Work Greater Reno-Tahoe competition for the extra-large company category. This is Greater Nevada’s second time taking first place and first time in the extra-large (251+ employees) category!

This recognition is a tribute to each and every employee's support of Greater Nevada’s passion, dedication, hard work, relationship building, positive attitudes, and commitment to serving members and our community.

Click here to read more or visit our careers page to join our team!

Energy Programs Should Be Fully Funded and Enhanced in the 2018 Farm Bill

"There has been a keen focus the last few weeks for President Trump and the USDA with the release of the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Report, President Trump’s recent speech to the Farm Bureau, and the release from USDA of the 2018 Farm Bill and Legislative Principles..."

Read the complete article, co-authored by GCL's Executive Vice President, on

Credit unions fund largest ever USDA biofuel loan

"A consortium of credit unions, led by the $875 million Jefferson Financial FCU of Metairie, La., funded a $112.6 million loan guaranteed through the USDA Rural Development Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical and Bio based Product Manufacturing Assistance Program. The loan, which closed last month, is the largest to date for the USDA program, which assists in the development, construction and retrofitting of new and emerging technologies for advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and bio based products.

CU Capital Market Solutions (CMS), an Atlanta-based CUSO, was the lead loan participation agent for the deal. The loan will be serviced by Greater Commercial Lending, a CUSO owned by the $825 million Greater Nevada Credit Union of Carson City, Nev."

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Greater Nevada forms new Commercial Lending Company

Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) is announcing the recent launch of a new wholly owned commercial lending subsidiary called Greater Commercial Lending.

Greater Commercial Lending is an expansion of GNCU’s nationally-recognized commercial services department. Click here to read the full press release.

USDA Lender of the Year 2017 Jeremy Gilpin Presented with the USDA Lender of the Year Award 2017

For the second year in a row, Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) was named the National Lender of the Year by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) thanks to the efforts of GNCU's subsidiary, Greater Commercial Lending. In 2017 GNCU obligated more than $472 million in loans, all guaranteed by the agency’s programs, representing a nearly 400% increase over loan obligations from 2016. In Nevada alone, GNCU obligated $320,830,000 in guaranteed loans.

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Lending for a Greater Louisiana

As its name implies, Greater Nevada Credit Union (parent company of Greater Commercial Lending) tries to do a lot to stimulate the economy in the Silver State.

But the $729 million CU, based in Carson City, Nev., has an award-winning small business lending program that is booking loans in Louisiana – a state that is far from Nevada’s deserts and mountains in nearly every way.

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