BankUnited Financial

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Veteran New York Commercial Real Estate Executive to Head Up BankUnited’s New York Commercial Real Estate Department

MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2016-- Scott Lublin, executive vice president of BankUnited, has been selected to lead the New York commercial real estate lending business for the bank effective January 1, 2017.

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BankUnited Executive Vice President Scott Lublin will lead the bank's New York commercial real estat ...

BankUnited Executive Vice President Scott Lublin will lead the bank's New York commercial real estate lending business. (Photo: Business Wire)

Lublin will replace Sam Giarrusso who will retire on that date. John Kanas, chairman, president and CEO of BankUnited said, “Sam and his team have done a remarkable job of building a first class real estate lending business in New York from scratch. He has assembled an extremely qualified staff of real estate lending professionals with Scott at the top of that list. We owe Sam a great debt of gratitude and wish him the very best in retirement.” Giarrusso will remain available to the BankUnited team on a consulting basis for the balance of 2017.

Lublin first worked with Giarrusso at M&T Bank nearly 20 years ago. Lublin came to BankUnited in 2013 as a senior vice president. He earned his bachelor’s degree at SUNY Buffalo and his MBA at Fordham University.

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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 95 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at September 30, 2016. 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 BankUnited can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter @BankUnited.

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