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Inland Bank Names VP of Commercial Real Estate Lending

Inland Bank and Trust appointed Joe Rubinas as VP of commercial real estate lending. Rubinas brings 20 years of commercial real estate lending, underwriting and loan management experience to his position.

In his new role with Oak Brook, IL-based Inland, Rubinas will be responsible for building relationships with real estate investors to help grow their business by providing guidance, capital, market knowledge and value-add opportunities.

Prior to joining Inland Bank, he served as VP of commercial real Estate for Beverly Bank & Trust Company N.A., a Wintrust community bank, where he was responsible for new business generation and portfolio management. During his career, he has also held positions at Renovo Financial, Bridgeview Bank Group, Byline Bank and LaSalle Bank N.A./Bank of America. 


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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