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We are a full-service commercial & multifamily mortgage banking company, offering customized financing solutions & highly advanced loan servicing.

With competitive loans, specialty products and boutique-style service, we provide the broadest array of lending products and solutions.

Passion with a Purpose

As a subsidiary of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., a national nonprofit, we support its mission of investing in, creating and preserving affordable homes in diverse communities across the country. Since 2012, we’ve contributed over $77 million to Enterprise to help create affordable communities that provide stability and greater quality of life.


We help fund projects that refresh aging neighborhoods and jump-start lackluster economies.

Beyond the spreadsheets, we are providing Capital on a Mission to help our clients and our communities.

Headquartered in Cleveland, we take pride in our Midwest roots and national reach.


With offices across the country, Bellwether Enterprise is rapidly expanding across the country, including most recently in the Western region of the United States.

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Cleveland, OH (Headquarters)

Atlanta, GA

Birmingham, AL

Charlotte, NC

Chicago, IL

Cincinnati, OH

Columbia, MD

Columbus, OH

Dallas, TX

Denver, CO

Detroit, MI

Grand Rapids, MI

Greensboro, NC

Greenville, SC

Irvine, CA

LaPorte, IN

Lexington, KY

Los Angeles, CA

Louisville, KY

Memphis, TN

Minneapolis, MN

Montgomery, AL

Nashville, TN

New York, NY

Norfolk, VA

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ

Pittsburgh, PA

Raleigh, NC

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Washington, DC


Our highly respected production team closes billions in loans annually.

On average, our originators have 20+ years of experience both working together as a team and building long-term client relationships, promising a smooth lending process, from application to closing.

Advanced, In-house Loan Servicing.

Nearly $24 Billion in loans serviced and growing, using state of the art technology  - REALSynergy®, Salesforce® Asset Management, ​SpringCM® Document Management and Fitch Primary Servicer Rating.

Bellwether Enterprise represents synergy in action, a unique ownership of three strong entities joining forces to create a powerhouse team. 


  • A mission partner in Enterprise, a non-profit corporation that advocates for, creates and develops affordable housing


  • A key BWE employee ownership group with vested interest in the company


  • A capital partner in Fifth Third Bank who owns a minority, non-controlling interest in Bellwether Enterprise, supporting the affordable housing mission, providing a strong balance sheet, and expanding our wide variety of CRE lending products to include bridge and construction loans


Quality Lender Relationships

With more than 60+ Life Company Lenders:

All Agency Lenders (Market Rate & Affordable):


Agency Products

Freddie Mac Optigo® Seller/Servicer

  • Conventional Multifamily

  • Targeted Affordable Housing

  • Manufactured Housing Communities

  • Seniors Housing

Fannie Mae DUS® Lender

  • Conventional Multifamily

  • Affordable Housing

  • Small Balance

  • Manufactured Housing Communities

  • Seniors Housing

FHA/GNMA (HUD) Multifamily & Healthcare

USDA Section 538 Rural Development Lender

A Variety of Property Types




Seniors Housing



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Affordable Housing


Manufactured Housing



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Workforce Housing

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A wide range of transactions, from traditional deals to specialized capital solutions.

Together with our parent company, we are making a difference.  Enterprise is one of the country's largest LIHTC syndicators and one of the largest New Markets Tax Credit allocatees.

  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

  • New Markets Tax Credits

  • Community Loan Funds

  • Development & Consulting

  • Grants

  • Equity

  • Bridge Loans

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Affordable Expertise

Bellwether Enterprise is on a mission, working to finance the country's growing affordable housing needs.

Our Affordable Housing Group is one of the largest nonbank debt origination platforms dedicated to affordable housing.

Goals for Tomorrow

To be the most respected, mission-oriented commercial mortgage banking operation in the country, with an unwavering commitment to regional expertise, comprehensive lending products and unmatched service.

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Making an impact beyond the bottom line, for the good of our clients and the communities we serve across the country.

That's Capital on a Mission.

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