Founded in 1971, the Bridgeview Bank Group is one of the largest government-guaranteed specialty lenders in the United States and serves businesses, cooperatives and community banks in nonurban areas of Chicago. It operates more than 15 full-service banking facilities in Chicago. Additionally, it operates Bridgeview Commercial Finance, a nationwide asset-based lending, factoring and lease company; and AirBanker, an aircraft financing, appraisal and consulting business. The Bridgeview Bank Group offers a wide range of financial products, such as checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposits, money market accounts, and insurance and investment products. It also provides various loan options that include mortgages, home equities, and automobile and secured loans. The Bridgeview Bank Group offers several types of insurances, including life, disability, health and long-term insurances. It is located in Bridgeview, Ill.