Commercial Real Estate - Our Focus

​Our professionals understand your needs and work with you to move your project forward. Bankers Trust’s relationship managers have the resources to bring you creative, flexible commercial real estate financing.

CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)

A CCIM is a recognized expert in the commercial and investment real estate industry. A CCIM is part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and more than 30 countries. This professional network has enabled CCIM members to close thousands of transactions annually, representing more than $200 billion in value. As a result, the experts who possess the CCIM designation are an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors, and users.

Outstanding Service

Your call to Bankers Trust Commercial Real Estate is answered by responsive lenders who offer:

  • Long-term market relationships in our market areas
  • Significant experience (several team members with over 20 years)
  • Same-day return calls on inquiries about loans or deposits
  • Minimal to no turnover in the past decade

Your relationship manager will work with you to develop proposed terms as efficiently as possible for the project size and complexity.  It is our best practice to honor those terms through detailed underwriting, approval and closing.   Convert your project’s potential by letting Bankers Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Division help you build success.

Commercial businesses have complex financial needs. Bankers Trust delivers financing solutions with flexible terms and a creative approach to help simplify solutions that meet these needs. We keep our focus on credit quality as we continually refine our products and services. That strategy has made us the bank of choice for many of Iowa’s business and nonprofit organizations. We are far and away the leading Iowa-based commercial lender. Sound decisions can be made quickly, and our Des Moines based operations team can help accelerate inquiries and research because we know the local business context.


High Quality Financing

Rely on our real estate experts for financing tailored to your specific projects:  retail, office, industrial, multifamily properties and other income-producing real estate.  Solutions include:

Construction Financing

Interim/Bridge Financing

Acquisition Financing

Term Financing


Commercial Deposits

Treasury Management Solutions

Information on Closed Deals


Business Resource Center

Online resources to help with your business’s financial needs, including:

  • Check and Deposit
    Ticket Ordering
  • Fraud Prevention Information
  • Federal Reserve Information
  • FDIC Guidance and Coverage
  • NACHA – Electronic Payment Information
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Commercial Real Estate Overview | Bankers Trust