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Suzanne Hamilton

As a seasoned financial professional with a deep focus in commercial real estate, Suzanne Hamilton joined her current employer, ERIEBANK, to bring her top notch expertise to the business.

Suzanne is the vice president of commercial real estate for ERIEBANK. She has extensive experience with winning business, analyzing business opportunities, underwriting projects, and closing deals. Through her years of vast experience in commercial real estate and the investment, banking, lending and financial industries, Suzanne has remained an expert at building relationships while working across different business verticals and providing financial solutions to clients while helping to generate business and profits.

ERIEBANK, a division of CNB Bank, is based in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, and has over $3.3 billion in assets. CNB Bank is a publicly traded financial institution with bank divisions headquartered in Clearfield and Erie, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York; and Worthington, Ohio.

Established in 2005, ERIEBANK was built by local lenders from the ground up, into what is now a full service suite of banking products and services for both commercial and residential customers. There are currently 11 full-service branches and they are now expanding their market into the Cleveland area.

As a vice president, Suzanne focuses on the commercial end of the business and provides banking, lending, investments, deposits, and a diverse selection of other products and services to the commercial real estate industry. She deals mostly with investors, property owners, and business owners of commercial and residential establishments, including apartment complexes, retail centers, credit tenant leases, industrial property, and office buildings. She explains, “I lead with the lending side of the bank and transition into a full relationship with clients that includes private banking, deposits, investment services, merchant services and more - anything that will enhance the relationship and the services that we are already offering.”

Suzanne began her career in the banking industry in 1991, after graduating from The Ohio State University with an M.B.A. in finance and marketing. Over the years, she worked for several banks and financial institutions, developing key skills and experience in sales, lending, and investment strategies. She has lived in the Cleveland area for over 20 years and is very ingrained in the local community and the market place. “I love the urban lifestyle and all of the walkable places that surround the down town area.”

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Suzanne is very involved in community and charitable organizations. She is on the national board of directors for the Human Rights Campaign, the board of The Gordon Square Arts District, a past president of Commercial Real Estate Women, and a member of the Real Estate Advisory Group for Downtown Cleveland Alliance. She has also been a featured guest speaker at local colleges and volunteers as a mentor for the Young Leaders Program through the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization that strives "to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide."

Suzanne Hamilton

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate


7402 Center Street

Mentor OH 44060

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