MIAMI LAKES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2018--
BankUnited announced today that Jay D. Richards will join the company on
Monday, January 29, 2018 as its Senior Executive Vice President and
Chief Credit Officer. Richards will report to Jack Leonard, its current
Chief Credit Officer, who will become Vice Chairman, Credit Risk
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Jay D. Richards will join BankUnited on January 29, 2018 as its Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. (Photo: Business Wire)
A career commercial credit risk executive with an exceptional breadth of
expertise, Richards comes to BankUnited from TD Bank in Greenville,
South Carolina where he served as Senior Vice President and Executive
Credit Officer. In his role, Richards will be responsible for overseeing
and managing the overall credit process and risk of BankUnited’s loan
portfolios, including the underwriting function and portfolio management.
“Jay is a seasoned credit executive with extensive credit experience
across all commercial lines of business and over multiple geographic
markets,” said BankUnited President and CEO Rajinder P. Singh. “We are
eager to welcome Jay into the BankUnited family.”
Leonard added, “We are fortunate to add someone with Jay’s skill and
strong leadership ability to our team. His experience in the credit risk
space will pay significant dividends as we continue to position the bank
for continued growth.”
Richards received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State
University in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Richards will be based at BankUnited’s corporate headquarters at 7815 NW
148th Street, Miami Lakes, Florida.
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 87 banking centers in 15 Florida counties and 6 banking centers in
the New York metropolitan area at December 31, 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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Source: BankUnited, N.A.
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