Longtime HAGGL associate Signature Bank (and Diamond Sponsor for MALC 2022) is now Flagstar Bank, N.A. Karen Bean and the entire SBA Secondary Market team from Signature are now part of Flagstar Bank, and operations are business as usual. We are excited about the energy and new opportunity with Flagstar. Our team is actively buying the government-guaranteed portions of SBA 7(a) loans as well as the guaranteed portions of USDA and FSA loans. We have the backing of a strong $122B asset organization and continue to provide liquidity to the market. 

SBA Loan Sales & Pool Investing

Flagstar Bank’s SBA Institutional Trading Group, with a Representative Office in Houston, TX, ranks as one of the largest SBA pool assemblers in the nation.[1]

In its role as a market maker for SBA loan pool investments, Flagstar Bank caters to the complex financial needs of investment managers of banks, pension funds, credit unions, insurance companies, and investment advisors by providing the following:

  • SBA loan pools (investing in these products is often CRA-positive)

  • USDA loans

  • SBA Confirmation of Originator Fee Certificates (“COOFs”)

  • Portfolio analysis and portfolio tracking


Learn more about the potential advantages of investing in SBA Loan Pools.


Financial institutions interested in divesting their SBA Loans can click here to learn more about the advantages of selling SBA Loans.

Karen Bean
Vice President – Sr. Institutional Sales
T: 713-300-6135 M: 832-428-3702
9 Greenway Plaza Suite 3120, Houston, TX 77046

A professional with over 35 years of experience in construction, transportation & special assets with a team who can gather, secure and liquidate equipment at commercially reasonable, global prices. We handle the fieldwork minimizing your cost & effort. MESG also provides auction services and USPAP-compliant, certified equipment appraisals for a one-stop equipment solution.

Customer Service and protecting the lender’s interests are our top priorities. Frequently, we have preserved or improved the lender/borrower relationship with excellent communication, enhancing the understanding of each party’s needs and reducing the risk of bankruptcy during a contractor’s downsizing efforts.

We’re the professionals to maximize recovery on construction & transportation assets.

Nick Nicholson
Director of Sales ‑ Texas
O: 844.450.6200
D: 713.775.2400