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
BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, is pleased to announce that Marquis Bank, Coral Gables, Florida has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 23 consecutive quarters, makes its status indisputable as one of the strongest banks in the nation.
“Marquis Bank’s ability to excel and consistently deliver a stellar financial performance, is a true testament to its values and dedication,” remarks Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Through an unwavering commitment to its customers and personal relationships, Marquis Bank has distinguished itself as one of the strongest banks in the nation.”
Established in 2007, Marquis Bank has been building relationships and providing personalized solutions for its customers for 11 years. Today it operates through two conveniently located offices in Aventura and Coral Gables and can also be found online at marquisbank.com.
Janet Henfield-Green, Senior Vice President and Aventura Market Manager at Marquis Bank, has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce’s Law Committee.
The Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the North Dade Bar Association, offers attorneys and paralegals valuable resources and access to local judges and other experts in their field such as members of the Florida Bar such as the Florida Bar president, president-elects and past presidents as guest speakers. Continuing Legal Education credits are provided at every luncheon seminar in Ethics and other areas.
“We are extremely excited to have Janet as the incoming Chair of our Law Committee,” says Elaine Adler, President of the Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce. . “She has been a vital member of AMC for the past three years and we look forward to supporting her efforts in this new role.”
The Aventura Marketing Council/Chamber of Commerce has been serving the South Florida business community for over 30 years and is proud to have approximately 400 companies and organizations from throughout South Florida as members. Recognized as one of the most successful and progressive organizations in South Florida, it has garnered accolades and awards for their outstanding business networking events, as well as their community outreach to area schools and charities.
Mrs. Henfield-Green joined Marquis Bank in December 2013 and has been an integral player in developing the Bank’s presence in the Aventura, Golden Beach and Sunny Isles Beach markets.
About Marquis Bank
Marquis Bank, with over $640 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.
BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, proudly affirms that Marquis Bank has once again earned its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. In fact, Marquis Bank has earned and maintained this top rating for 22 consecutive quarters.
“This achievement requires tremendous resilience and fortitude,” observes Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “We saw a lot of banks that were lacking those qualities that are, unfortunately, no longer around. But community banks, like Marquis Bank, have some definite advantages. Its smaller size allows its team to know each customer more intimately, which not only makes every customer a priority, it also improves loan underwriting.”
Marquis Bank has been making its neighbors its number 1 priority since 2007. Today, after 11 years, it is creating a better banking experience for customers through two conveniently located offices in Aventura and Coral Gables and online at marquisbank.com.