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Social Responsibility

Supporting our Communities

At BankUnited, we give back to the communities in which we live and work because we believe vibrant communities sustain our neighborhoods and are the foundation of successful businesses. We are proud of the impact we have made in our geographic footprint through our commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities we serve.

In 2023, our employees reported a total of 3,501 volunteer hours, up 32% from 2022, serving 128 community organizations and approximately $3 million in grants, sponsorships, and contributions to over 200 community and not-for-profit organizations.

At December 31, 2023, we had 36 Community Reinvestment Act ("CRA") eligible community development loans totaling approximately $189 million, including $55 million in affordable housing loans, 582 CRA eligible small business loans totaling $138 million and $166 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investments. Following its most recent CRA Performance evaluation in October 2021, BankUnited received an overall rating of "Satisfactory".


Supporting our Customers


We continue to invest in our digital platforms to enhance the banking experiences of our consumer and small business customers. Our digital banking app allows our customers to safely manage their accounts from anywhere at any time. Customers can check account balances, pay bills, transfer funds, pay friends and family and set up account alerts.

Small Business Lending

We are committed to supporting the growth and development of small businesses in our markets. We offer a variety of small business loan and deposit products. As a U.S. Small Business Administration Preferred Lender, we offer our clients several types of SBA loans, including 7(a), Express and 504 loans.


Supplier Relationships

Building Partnerships with Diverse Suppliers

Partnerships with our key suppliers are integral to providing high quality banking services. Strong supplier partnerships help elevate our brand and strengthen our competitive position.

Managing our Supplier Relationships

We have a robust third-party risk management function that ensures proper management of the risks attendant to reliance on third parties in providing banking services and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements. Our third-party risk management framework encompasses initial and ongoing supplier due diligence, contract lifecycle management and performance monitoring.

Vendor/Supplier Code of Conduct

As part of our commitment to partnering with innovative third-party suppliers, BankUnited places the utmost emphasis on the ethical behavior of the suppliers we contract with. In keeping with the high standards we hold ourselves to, we’ve developed the BankUnited Vendor Code of Conduct that outlines the expectations of our significant third-party suppliers.