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Christine Walp

VP, Commercial Loan Officer

cwalp at essabank dot com



Christine specializes in commercial real estate financing, including financing for apartments, medical offices, flex/warehouse spaces, and retail centers. She is also knowledgeable in acquisition and development of land for residential and commercial construction projects. She develops and manages new and existing commercial loan relationships in the Monroe County and Lehigh Valley areas. Christine helps her customers meet their financial needs, assisting with negotiating loans, facilitating deposits, and presenting cash management services for her clients’ consideration.

Mini Bio:

Christine was born and raised in Stroudsburg, PA, and graduated from Wyoming Seminary and Elon College (NC) with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She began her banking career within the real estate sector and has over 25 years of experience in various analytical and lending capacities at several financial institutions.

Christine volunteers for several non-profit charities in the area and currently serves as a member for the Community Service and Membership Committees for CREW Lehigh Valley, Finance Committee for Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley, and has served as Vice President and Treasurer for the Northwestern Lehigh Girls Soccer Club.