Rafael A. Roger is the Executive Director of SBA 504 Lending for The Business Initiative Corporation of New York (“BICNY”). Founded 1998 years ago, BICNY helps entrepreneurs and companies gain access to private and public funding around New York State. Rafael is responsible for developing SBA 504 loans by connecting banks and other referral sources in New York State. In addition to overseeing the further development of SBA 504 lending, he oversees BICNY’s SBA 504 loan portfolio. BICNY has been featured in Crain’s Magazine, including the “NY Area’s Largest SBA-Guaranteed Loans” list.
Prior to joining BICNY, Rafael worked in the healthcare and insurance industries. Rafael obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a minor in Economics from SUNY Empire State College. He was raised in the Bronx and attended Fordham Prep.