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Janet Henfield-Green Elected Treasure of Greater North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

July 15th, 2019 • Press

Janet Henfield-Green, Senior Vice President and Market Manager of Commercial Lending at Marquis Bank’s Aventura branch, was elected Treasurer of the North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce.

“Janet’s executive role at the North Miami Beach Chamber is an example of how Marquis Bank devotes time and resources to strengthen community connections and support economic development in South Florida,” said Miriam Lopez, President and Chief Lending Officer at Marquis Bank, a privately-owned institution based in Coral Gables, Fla.

At Marquis Bank, Mrs. Henfield-Green is responsible for developing the bank’s presence in the Aventura, Golden Beach and Sunny Isles Beach markets, where for more than five years she has established deep and long-term banking relationships. Marquis Bank serves professionals, business owners and investors seeking a personal banking experience. Her community involvement also includes serving as Chairman of the Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce’s Law Committee and volunteer activities for Kiwanis of Northeast Miami-Dade. Previously, Mrs. Henfield-Green worked more than 20 years in banking and finance in the areas of International Private Banking and Compliance in Nassau, Bahamas, New York and Miami. She served as Vice President and Relationship Manager of Commercial Lending at Bank Leumi USA in Aventura, and held various positions at Banco Atlantico and Espirito Santo Bank. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in International Business and a Professional Master of Business Administration in International Business from Florida International University.


5-Star Marquis Bank: Making a Difference in Your Neighborhood

June 5th, 2019 • Press

Marquis Bank has achieved another Superior 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. In the 30-plus years that Bauer has been analyzing banks, there has been a rise of increasingly complicated investments as well as burgeoning regulation. Each has added another hurdle when it comes to earning a 5-Star Rating from Bauer, yet none have been a problem for Marquis Bank. Not only has the bank maintained safe capital levels, well in excess of what regulators require, Marquis Bank has been helping its neighbors and local businesses grow their community with prudent lending and innovative solutions – all without compromising its own financial health in the process.

“This is the beauty of community banking,” notes Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “The success of a community bank directly correlates to the success of the community it serves. Community banks don’t need exotic investment instruments to make money for their shareholders. They much prefer to invest in local businesses and reap the benefits along with their neighbors. This approach has served Marquis Bank very well as Marquis Bank has earned and maintained Bauer’s top 5-Star rating for 25 consecutive quarters.

Now, after 12 years, Marquis Bank operates through three conveniently located offices in Aventura, Coral Gables and Fort Lauderdale and can also be found online at www.marquisbank.com.


Marquis Bank Names JanCarlos LLach SVP, Commercial Lender

April 15th, 2019 • Press

Marquis Bank, a private community bank in South Florida with more than $670 million in assets, is pleased to announce the recent hire of banking veteran JanCarlos Llach as Senior Vice President of the Commercial Lending Division.

“We are pleased to welcome JanCarlos Llach to the commercial lending division. He brings more than 16 years of solid experience, all in commercial lending roles, and we are excited to have him on the team,” said Miriam Lopez, President and Chief Lending Officer at Marquis Bank.

Llach, who is from Miami, comes to Marquis Bank from International Finance Bank, where he was head of the commercial lending department. He began his career as a credit analyst at Ocean Bank and later worked at Premier American Bank and the Bank of Coral Gables in commercial lending roles.

He is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration. Llach serves on the board of directors for the South Florida Aviation Maintenance Council.


Marquis Bank Earns 24th Consecutive 5-Star Superior Rating

March 11th, 2019 • Press

BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, salutes 5-Star Marquis Bank for its continued financial excellence. Not only has Marquis Bank earned Bauer’s highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability, it has maintained that top rating for 24 consecutive quarters. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.

“What I find particularly encouraging”, observes Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, “is that it’s community banks, like Marquis Bank, that are achieving this status. Community banks base decisions on relationships, not just on numbers. We seem to be coming to a point where human interaction is regaining importance. Technology is an invaluable tool, but only when it enhances the customer experience. Marquis Bank has never lost sight of that.”

Marquis Bank was established in 2007, and has been building personal relationships ever since. Today, 12 years later, Marquis Bank operates through three conveniently located offices in Aventura, Coral Gables and its newest location in Fort Lauderdale. Marquis Bank can also be found online at marquisbank.com.


Marquis Bank Opens Full-Service Office in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

January 2nd, 2019 •

Coral Gables-based Marquis Bank, a private community bank dedicated to serving business owners, professionals and investors, is pleased to announce the opening of its first banking center in Broward County at 201 SE 12th St., in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The new office will be Marquis’ third location, with existing branches located in Coral Gables and Aventura.

The Broward team is led by Market President Steven Sanzone who came to Marquis recently after spending 14 years as Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer at Stonegate Bank. Teaming with Sanzone is Mark L. Huard, who serves as Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Officer. Mark is responsible for developing business and commercial real estate relationships in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Huard held similar positions at Stonegate and Community Bank of Broward.

“Fort Lauderdale’s residential and commercial sectors are experiencing major development, and it’s exciting to bring our client-focused brand of banking to the market. Our success is built on the ability to deliver reliable financial services with a great deal of personal care…one client at time.” Sanzone said.

“We view the expansion into this market as a natural progression and are pleased to bring the Marquis brand to the Fort Lauderdale community,” said Javier Holtz, Chairman and CEO.

About Marquis Bank Marquis Bank, with more than $670 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


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