Liberty SBF Hires New Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending

Experienced Business Banker Charles Bowles Joins Liberty SBF Philadelphia Office

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sept. 24, 2013 – Liberty SBF, a full-service real estate finance company, has hired a veteran business banker in its Philadelphia office. Charles Bowles, a financing professional with experience building teams and managing large portfolios, has joined Liberty SBF as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending.

The fast-growing company last year originated more than $40 million in loans nationwide for its own balance sheet. It recently moved into a new headquarters in Philadelphia and opened a West Coast office in Newport Beach, Ca.

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Bowles served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending at American Business Financial Services, where he created and built the company’s wholesale lending arm from a single-digit staff to one comprised of 1,500 employees. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bowles specialized in investment banking, managing over $300 million for high net worth individuals.

He also served as President at First Commercial Capital Funding, where he facilitated public and private financing for companies nationwide.

About Liberty SBF

Liberty SBF is a full-service commercial real estate finance company that provides loan origination, loan servicing and lender services.  The company has a special expertise in small-balance commercial lending, lending directly from its balance sheet and originating loans for its investment partners.  For more information about Liberty SBF, please visit