MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2017--
BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU) today announced the appointment of William
S. Rubenstein, Esq. to its board of directors.
“We are excited to have Bill join the BankUnited Board,” said Raj Singh,
President and CEO. “His background and industry knowledge are invaluable
and his perspective will be a great asset to our board and company.”
In 1981, Rubenstein started his career in law at the New York law firm
of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP. He was made a partner of
the firm in 1989 and, for several years prior to his retirement in 2014,
Rubenstein served as co-head of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group.
Currently in his retirement, Rubenstein spends his time advising
entrepreneurs and start-up ventures.
Rubenstein has extensive experience representing financial institutions
such as banks, thrifts, consumer and commercial finance companies and
other specialty lenders. His practice focused on corporate transactions
and restructurings through several economic cycles including the oil
crash and savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, Russian ruble default in
the 1990s and the financial crisis in 2007.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Fairleigh Dickinson
University, he graduated cum laude with a juris doctorate from
the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York
City, where he was Note and Comment Editor of the Cardozo Law Review.
About BankUnited, N.A.
BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of
BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida
with 90 banking centers in 15 Florida counties and 6 banking centers in
the New York metropolitan area at June 30, 2017. One of the largest
independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets,
BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking
services. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.com.
BankUnited can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/BankUnited.official
and on Twitter @BankUnited.
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