John Brocato – President and Founder
John Brocato is the founder and the President of Nations Loan Services, LLC. John brings over 30 years of experience in commercial banking and capital lending and has held positions in banks and capital companies in the following capacities: President & CEO of a Non-Depository Financial Institution, Senior Vice President of several banks and Senior Lender where all positions focused on business lending. John Brocato Specializes in government guaranteed lending and credits in the following programs:
USDA Business and Industry (B&I)
• SBA 7(a)
• SBA 504
• New Market Tax Credits
• EB5 Investments
• CAPCO and BIDCO Tax Credits.
• Specialize in Hotel Start-ups and Acquisitions
• Business Loan Consulting and Loan Work-outs
John Brocato was awarded several honors in past years, such as: • Small Business Administration (SBA) “Minority Business Owner Lender of the Year”
• SBA “Women Business Owner Lender of the Year”
• Top SBA Lender of the Year
• Top United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) B&I Lender of the Year
• Top “Financial Business Advocate of the Year”
• Served a two year term on the National SBA Business Council, Washington DC
John has a strong background in financing start-up businesses and business acquisitions and he has a strong command of: • Commercial Marketing Loan Products
• Loan origination
• Loan structure, underwriting & packaging
• Secondary market sales (SBA & USDA) Loans to the market
• Service and audit compliance USDA loans
Ryan Marcomb — Real Estate Consultant
Ryan, join the Nations Loan team in 2017
Patrick Graffagnino — Marketing
Patrick , A native of Louisiana who has lived in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Covington and has relocated back home to the New Orleans Northshore area from Houston, Texas in 2007.
Patrick comes to Nations Loan Services with a diverse background in Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism, Construction, over 15 years in Corporate Sales and Sales Management and 10 plus years in Commercial Real Estate Development and Project Management Sales. His sales experience includes selling equipment, business software, and managed services with national companies, such as Ridgways Inc., and Xerox Corporation. Patrick also has experience in Commercial Real Estate Sales and Marketing with regional companies, such as Gulf States Real Estate Services and Mauti Meredith Scoggin Properties, where his Real Estate License is active presently.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans after attending Louisiana State University and the University of Texas.
Chase Brocato — Marketing
Chase is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama. Chase has a degree Communication & Information Sciences. Chase recently joined the company and manage the Marketing efforts and Federal Compliance for Nations Loan. Chase also worked for U.S. Senator David Vitter in Baton Rouge on his campaign for Louisiana Governor.
Neal Clark — President of Nations Mortgage
Neal Clark, is the President of Nations Mortgage, a division of Nations Loan Services, LLC. Neal began his career in Banking in 1985, after receiving his degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana Lafayette. He worked as a Vice President with Whitney and Hibernia National Bank in New Orleans. In 1997, Neal left banking to start a career in mortgage lending. He has experience in RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOANS, VETERAN ADMINSTATION LOANS, FHA LOANS and CONVENTIONAL LOANS. With his years of experience, Neal is able to guide home buyers through the home buying experience.