Are you looking for an ag lender who understands that no two farming operations are alike, and likewise their financing needs are not the same? With over 80 years of ag lending experience, our knowledgeable underwriting staff understands that your operation is unique. Our strong relationships with secondary market purchasers and participants enable us to offer an extensive range of products to fit most agricultural real estate financing needs.
American Farm Mortgage® Company, Inc (AFMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Legence Bank, a strong century-old agricultural bank in Eldorado, Illinois. Since our founding, we have provided quality agricultural real estate loans and other related services to farmers and ranchers across the United States.
AFMC’s mission is to provide the American farmer or rancher with a knowledgeable, efficient, competitive and friendly source for their financing needs, while providing a reasonable return on investment to our parent company and fostering a challenging and educational work environment for our staff.
- To provide outstanding customer service
- To employ knowledgeable and friendly employees, who understand that every agricultural operation is unique
- To offer innovative products and financing options
- To assist our customers in reaching their operation’s goals by recognizing their commitment and achievement
- To quote our best interest rate the first time
We specialize in Full Time Farm Loans and Farm Service Agency (FSA) Guaranteed Loans. Currently, AFMC is one of the nation’s largest originators of FSA Guaranteed Loans with “Preferred Lender” status in over 25 states across the country. In addition, AFMC is an approved seller and servicer of agricultural real estate loans for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac), Prudential Ag Investments and many others.