Jim Wilkie and Sean Wilkie Join Harvest SBF’s Business Development Team

April 1, 2024

Delaney Sexton
Contributing Editor

Rising Stars: Introducing the Powerhouses Joining Harvest’s Business Development Team – Jim Wilkie and Sean Wilkie

Jim Wilkie – Senior Vice President, BDO

Jim Wilkie graduated with a Finance Degree from Indiana University and was recruited into banking in Houston in 1984. He has been a Loan and Business Development Officer ever since, focusing on Small Balance Commercial Real Estate and SBA lending.

Throughout his career, Jim has spent time with Heller, CNL, Lehman, Wells Fargo, BBVA, and Seacoast (EB&T), originating and closing over $500 million in SBA and Conventional loans.

Married to his college sweetheart, Jim has two grown children and 2.5 grandchildren. He spends his free time with family and enjoys fishing for bass primarily from a kayak.

Sean Wilkie – Vice President, BDO

With over seven years of dedicated focus in SBA real estate, Sean Wilkie’s journey in the industry commenced as a sales assistant, diligently managing paperwork and maintaining regular communication with borrowers. Presently, he holds the role of Business Development Officer (BDO) and actively contributes to his local Commercial Real Estate Association as a board member. Collaborating closely with his father, Jim, Sean operates as part of a dynamic partnership, boasting a combined wealth of over 40 years of SBA expertise.