Executive Vice President
Director of Amalgamated Capital
Before joining Amalgamated Bank in 2010, Robert Love, who sits on the Bank’s Credit Committee, had 20 years of experience in asset-based lending, working in every facet of the business. Since 2000 – while at GE Commercial Finance, CIT and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) – he was responsible for the origination of more than $2 billion in asset-based lending transactions.
While at RBS Business Capital, which he joined in 2009, he served as Senior Vice President of Origination, working in the New York City office and originating and closing asset-based transactions in New York metropolitan area. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Senior Vice President, Team Leader of Origination for CIT Commercial & Industrial in New York in charge of a team of asset-based and cash-flow loan originators covering an area from Maine to Washington, DC with a focus on the region around New York City and Boston.
For the seven years before joining CIT, he was Senior Vice President of Origination with GE Commercial Finance Corporate Lending Group in New York and was responsible for originating and closing asset-based and cash-flow transactions in the Northeast.
He won a GE Imagine Award in 2004 for an innovative approach to structuring a $200 million revolving credit facility, and in 2002 he earned the highly coveted GE Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification for a project to improve the conversion rate of signed proposals to closed transactions. Earlier in his career, he had served as a Vice President and new business development coordinator for Dime Commercial Corporation in New York and was an Assistant Vice President/Account Executive for the Bank of New York Commercial Corp., also in New York.
Mr. Love earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in June, 1990 from New York University. He is an active member of the Commercial Finance Association, for which he served as President of its New York chapter from 2003 to 2005, and Vice President and Treasurer from 1999 to 2003. He currently sits on that organization’s Chapter Focus Committee.