OSDBU is pleased to announce East West Bank (EWB) has expanded their partnership with the DOT Short Term Lending Program to include the New York Metropolitan Region of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Founded in 1973, EWB is one of the largest independent commercial banks with U.S. locations in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, and Washington. EWB is a diversified lender providing conventional commercial term loans and lines, SBA loans, equipment financing and commercial real estate loans. EWB was originally created to serve the Chinese-American market and assist immigrants in the transition from "East to West". Forbes Magazine has ranked EWB as the 6th best bank in the country.