About Lancaster Pollard & Co.

Lancaster Pollard has been recognized with a variety of awards in our 29-year plus history, most recently:

Oswald Cos. and Smart Business, Smart 50 Companies in Central Ohio: 2014, 2016

This award honors top executives in the central Ohio area for their ability to build and lead “smart” organizations. Honorees are nominated for this award based on their passion for the business and commitment to excellent customer service. These executives have demonstrated their ability to successfully lead an organization and use their expertise to tackle business challenges. 

Inc. 5000: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

This annual ranking compiled by Inc. Magazine identifies America’s fastest-growing entrepreneurial businesses. The rankings are based on overall revenue growth over a three-year period. Awardees are independent, privately held, for-profit, U.S.-based businesses.

Columbus Business First, Fast 50: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Each year this publication distinguishes the 50 fastest growing companies in Central Ohio, where Lancaster Pollard’s home office is located. Awardees are headquartered in Central Ohio, are privately held and accrue at least $1 million in revenue per year with a three-year operating history.

Better Business Bureau Torch Award: 2010

The Torch Awards for Ethical Enterprising celebrates the commitment that for-profit and non-profit enterprises make to the highest standards in leadership character ethics and ethical enterprising. These companies generate a high level of trust, among their employees, customers and their communities. The award was established in 1994 and embodies the BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust.

The Bond Buyer Deal of the Year Award: 2010

A $28.6 million hospital financing transaction structured by Lancaster Pollard to build a new Michigan critical access hospital has been recognized as one of 2010’s most innovative public finance transactions by The Bond Buyer, the national daily newspaper of public finance. Baraga County Memorial Hospital’s project was selected as the Midwest small issuer finalist for Deal of the Year in recognition of its innovation, public purpose, and the effort expended to accomplish financial goals in trying times. Nine other projects ranging from a few million dollars to over $1 billion were recognized by The Bond Buyer in a ceremony in early December.

Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year: 2006

The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognize outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in 35 countries.

Midwest Real Estate News: Best of the Best 2016

Midwest Real Estate News recognizes leaders in finance on a yearly basis. For 2016, Lancaster Pollard was named the #4 Direct Lender.