Independent School Division

A+ support for your school
You do the teaching. We’ll focus on the finances.

ConnectOne Bank partners with independent K-12 and higher education institutions to help them realize their financial goals. Recognized for outstanding client service and accessibility to decision-makers, the Independent School Banking Division offers unique tax-exempt bond and taxable credit facilities for the financing of capital improvements and real estate acquisition with terms and fixed rates of interest up to 30 years.

You'll have access to a team that understands your needs along with superior treasury management services and technology which enables schools to cost effectively manage the disbursement and collection of funds in a secure, automated fashion while increasing interest income on operating cash balances.

Financing Solutions

  • Tax-exempt bond financing
  • Taxable term loans
  • Capital campaign bridge financing
  • Equipment and technology financing
  • Working capital lines of credit
  • Letters of credit
  • Purchase card program
  • Additional insurance beyond the FDIC limit available

Proud Corporate Partner of:

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For more information, please contact our team:

Mark Cardone

First Senior Vice President

[email protected] 

Brendan Boswell

Vice President

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Gabriel Gasior

Vice President

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How can we help you?

Contact a ConnectOne Bank representative to learn more.

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