Who We Are
 

0 The Texas Mezzanine Fund, Inc. ("TMF") is a for-profit community development corporation certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution ("CDFI") and Community Development Entity ("CDE").

TMF was capitalized by a consortium of financial institutions and began lending in May 1999. Currently, there are 19 shareholders, including:

Bank of Texas

BBVA Compass

Comerica Bank

First Bank

First Community Bank

Green Bank

Inwood National Bank

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association

LegacyTexas Bank

LiftFund

Northern Trust Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation

Southern Dallas Development Corporation

The First National Bank of Granbury

United States Trust Company, N.A.

Wells Fargo Affordable Housing CDC

Wells Fargo Community Development Corporation

Woodforest National Bank



The purposes for which the Corporation was organized are as follows:
  • Promote, stimulate, develop, and advance the business, prosperity, employment, and economic welfare in distressed and under-served communities throughout the State of Texas by providing financing for businesses in such areas.
  • Encourage and assist through loans, investments, and other business transactions, an increase in the number of minority-owned businesses, as well as the rehabilitation and expansion of existing businesses, in distressed and under-served communities throughout the State of Texas.
  • Improve, through the cooperative efforts of its lending partners and the financial institutions that become shareholders of the corporation, employment and business opportunities for residents of distressed and under-served communities throughout the State of Texas.
  • Provide financing for the promotion, development, and conduct of economic development activity in distressed and under-served communities throughout the State of Texas.
  • Promote employment opportunities for individuals located in distressed and under-served communities throughout the State of Texas by providing financing for businesses in such areas.

In accordance with federal law U.S. Department of the Treasury policy, the Texas Mezzanine Fund (TMF) is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to Department of the Treasury, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20220 or call (202) 622-1160.