February 7th, 2017 • Press
Marquis Bank has named Jimmy Forrest Senior Vice President for Commercial Lending. In this position, Mr. Forrest will focus on growing Marquis’ portfolio by developing its commercial loan business, as well as depository relationships.
Mr. Forrest brings more than 29 years of local banking experience to Marquis Bank. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President at Eastern National Bank. A graduate of New York University, Mr. Forrest earned a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and International Business.
“We’re excited to welcome such an experienced loan officer to Marquis Bank,” said Miriam Lopez, President and Chief Lending Officer. “Jimmy’s knowledge and skill set will be an extremely valuable asset to the Bank and will help the continued growth of our lending capabilities.”
About Marquis Bank Marquis Bank, with over $440 million in assets, is a full-service community bank dedicated to serving business owners, professionals and investors. Marquis has successfully blended convenient state-of-the-art technology with personal attention to create an exceptional banking experience for its clients. For more information, please call 305.443.2922 or visit www.MarquisBank.com.
January 3rd, 2017 • Press
Coral Gables-based Marquis Bank has announced the promotion of Janet Henfield-Green to Senior Vice President and Aventura Market Manager. Ms. Henfield-Green is responsible for the development of the Bank’s presence in the Northeast Miami-Dade/ South Broward markets. She focuses on both lending and depository relationships in the Aventura, Hallandale, Hollywood, Golden Beach and Sunny Isles Beach markets.
“Janet has been instrumental in the Bank’s growth in the Aventura area,” said President and Chief Lending Officer, Miriam Lopez. “Her extensive knowledge and experience, coupled with her dedication to providing the highest quality of service to Marquis’ customers, has proven her to be an invaluable member of our team.”
Ms. Henfield-Green has over twenty years of banking and finance experience. Prior to joining Marquis in 2013, she served as Vice President and Relationship Manager at Bank Leumi, where she worked for 11 years.
Marquis Bank, with over $430 million in assets, is a full-service community bank dedicated to serving business owners, professionals and investors. Marquis has successfully blended convenient state-of-the-art technology with personal attention to create an exceptional banking experience for its clients. For more information, please call 305.443.2922 or visit www.MarquisBank.com.
December 8th, 2016 • Press
BAUERFINANCIAL, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm congratulates Marquis Bank, Coral Gables, Florida for ringing-in 2017 with its highest 5-Star Superior rating. Marquis Bank is no newcomer to Bauer’s 5-Star Rating. In fact, Marquis Bank has earned this top honor for 15 consecutive quarters.
Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, commends Marquis Bank for maintaining a strong capital position while fulfilling its commitment to solving the financial needs of the local communities. “Community banks aren’t pushing products or services on you that you don’t need or want”, says Dorway. “They are there to provide a service and fill a need, which Marquis Bank has been able to do seamlessly all while maintaining its pristine health.”
Marquis Bank was established in 2007 and has been providing quality banking services to its neighbors and friends ever since. Today, after 9 years, it operates through two conveniently located offices in Aventura and Coral Gables and on the web at www.marquisbank.com.
Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.
BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at bauerfinancial.com.
November 14th, 2016 • Press
Marquis Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Amy Reyes as Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager for its Aventura office, located at 19058 NE 29th Avenue. Ms. Reyes will be responsible for servicing and developing relationships with existing customers and attracting new customers. She will also be in charge of the branch’s overall operation and staff management. A banking professional with more than 11 years of experience, Ms. Reyes most recently served as a Senior Relationship Manager at Bank of America, where she catered to the financial needs of small business clients. Previously she served as a Relationship Banker at Chase Bank. Ms. Reyes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. “We are excited to have Amy join the Marquis team,” says Monica Garbati, Vice President and Branch Administrator. “Her great understanding of customer service will undoubtedly help enhance the customer experience at our Aventura location.”