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Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Earns Highest CRA Rating

January 30, 2017

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust recently received the highest rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, following its latest Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination.

“We’re extremely honored to receive an “Outstanding” CRA rating. It’s gratifying to have the efforts of our staff recognized by this distinction that very few banks achieve,” said President and CEO of Gibraltar Private Angel Medina. “It reflects how committed we are to meeting the credit needs of all the people in the communities we serve.”

Implemented in 1977, the CRA...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Appoints Nelson Fonseca to its Board of Directors

January 9, 2017

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust recently named Nelson Fonseca to its board of directors.

“We are honored to have this highly respected individual join our board of directors,” said Adolfo Henriques, Chairman for Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust.  “His strong and solid knowledge and expertise in the information technology (IT) and cyber security industry will be a great asset to our organization.”

Mr. Fonseca has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology and cyber security, with expertise in engineering, operations, global business development and...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Jose Alonso Senior Vice President, Fort Lauderdale Market Executive

January 4, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –January 4, 2017 – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Jose Alonso has been appointed senior vice president, Fort Lauderdale Market Executive. In this new role, Mr. Alonso will be responsible for managing the banks existing relationships and cultivating new business within the professional services industry in Broward County.  He also will lead the production team in his assigned relationship office to cross-sell all banking products and services.

Mr. Alonso joins Gibraltar Private with 30 years of banking experience. He most recently held...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Hosted CABA's 2017 Elections and Eleventh Annual Toy Drive

December 21, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla – December 21, 2016 - Gibraltar Private recently hosted CABA’s 2017 Elections to appoint seven individuals to serve on the Board of Directors for a two year term.    In addition, organizers of the event held an annual toy drive to collect new toys for kids in need.  Attendees were treated to food and live music during the election process.  The event was held at the bank’s headquarters located in Coral Gables on November 30th.

CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA’s members include...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Alex Ortiz Senior Vice President, Operations Director

December 21, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Dec. 21, 2016 -- Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Alex Ortiz has been appointed Senior Vice President, Operations Director.  Ortiz will oversee the bank’s overall operations, which includes deposit operations, wealth management operations, relationship office support and wire department.

Prior to joining Gibraltar Private, Ortiz held positions at various financial institutions including Coconut Grove Bank, Charles Schwab & Co. and SunTrust Securities Inc. 

Ortiz holds a bachelor’s in business administration from University...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Hosted Miami Today's 2016 'Book of Leaders' Unveiling for Third Time

November 8, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla –November 8, 2016 – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust recently hosted Miami Today’s hallmark event “2016 Book of Leaders.” The book, which profiles 53 Newsmakers and Achievers, features the women and men who are shaping Greater Miami.  Business, civic and government leaders gathered on the terrace of Gibraltar Private’s headquarter office in Coral Gables to meet and mingle with this year’s honorees.    

“Once again, we were honored to host this great event that recognized local business and civic leaders from our community” said Adolfo Henriques,...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Luisa Rebecca Abella As Senior Vice President, Director Residential Mortgage and Community Reinvestment

September 15, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – September 15th, 2016 -- Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Luisa Rebecca Abella has been appointed Senior Vice President, Director Residential Mortgage and Community Reinvestment.  Abella is responsible for the daily managing of all mortgage loan originations and production standards.  In addition, she will oversee all loans to make sure they meet program modifications and new compliance requirements per industry regulatory changes. 

Abella has more than 30 years of financial experience in the mortgage lending and banking industry...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Julio A. Valle Jr. Senior Vice President, IT Managing Director

August 24, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – August 24th, 2016 -- Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Julio A. Valle Jr. was appointed senior vice president, IT managing director.  In this role, Valle will ensure that Gibraltar Private has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure financial and operating efficiency for the Information Technology area. 

Valle is an 18 year veteran of the IT industry and prior to joining Gibraltar Private was vice president, technical...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Samuel A. Milne Chief Financial Officer

August 24, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – August 24th, 2016 – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Samuel A. Milne, C.P.A., has been appointed executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Milne will be responsible for overseeing all financial and accounting operations of the bank, ensuring the bank adheres to accounting principles, tax and regulatory laws, rules and regulations.  He will assist in formulating and meeting the bank’s strategic business plans and goals, including managing investments to meet liquidity and revenue producing objectives.

Mr. Milne has...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Promotes Robert C. Regolizio to Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

March 21, 2016

CORAL GABLES, Fla – March 21, 2016 – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust has promoted Robert C. Regolizio to Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer.  In this new role, Mr. Regolizio will oversee the bank’s loan policies and credit related practices; develop and recommend loan policies and credit risk review guidelines and procedures; and will be the principal liaison between the company and regulatory agencies to ensure credit compliance with banking legislation.

Regolizio joined Gibraltar Private as a credit officer in January 2012.   He currently serves as a...More >

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