Vice President/Branch Manager/Loan Officer
Specialty: Land and Lake Lot Financing, Home Equity Loans, Personal Lending, Business Loans
Branch Location: Deer River
Toll Free: 800.450.7575
Karen Raitanen is the Branch Manager of Northview Bank’s Deer River office. Karen has been working in the banking industry for 17 years, holding various lending and management positions. She is familiar with all aspects of the loan process, including underwriting portfolio loans, closing, post-closing, loan servicing, and origination.
Karen has two bachelor of science degrees: one in Production/Operations Management and the other in Human Resources Management. She lives in Grand Rapids, MN, with her husband and their three children.
Karen specializes in land purchases, home equity, consumer, and small commercial loans. Her goal is not only to assist you with your current transaction but also to provide a level of service and personalized care that inspires you to contact her for all of your future banking needs. The highest compliment Karen can receive is your confidence and satisfaction to refer your family, friends, and coworkers to her when they need banking advice.