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BankUnited Names New Executive Vice President for New York CRE


BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) today announced the hiring of Benjamin Stacks as
executive vice president and manager of commercial real estate lending
for the bank's north region, which includes the New York metropolitan

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Benjamin Stacks (Photo: Business Wire)

Benjamin Stacks (Photo: Business Wire)

A 25-year veteran of New York commercial real estate banking, Stacks
joins BankUnited from Capital One Bank in New York, N.Y., where he
served most recently as senior vice president. Stacks served nine years
there, after holding various positions at HSBC Bank and M&T Bank.

"As one of the most respected CRE lending executives in New York City,
Ben possesses a broad understanding of all aspects of the real estate
and banking industries, making him a valuable addition to our executive
team," said BankUnited President and CEO Rajinder P. Singh. "Our
bankers, many of whom have worked extensively with Ben in the past, are
looking forward to having him lead BankUnited's New York commercial real
estate lending."

Ben serves on a number of industry boards, including the Real Estate
Lenders Association, Breaking Ground and the Young Mortgage Bankers
Association. He is member of the Large Loan Lenders Roundtable and is a
guest lecturer at the New York University School of Real Estate. He is a
resident of Rye, N.Y., where he is a former city councilman.

Stacks earned his MBA from American University, Washington, D.C., and a
bachelor's degree from Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Stacks will be based in the 50th & 5th Avenue
Office, located at 623 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10022. For
information call 212-409-1265 or visit

About BankUnited, N.A.

BankUnited, N.A. is a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of
BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) and is headquartered in Miami Lakes,
Florida. As of June 30, 2018, BankUnited N.A. has $31.3 billion in total
assets, 87 branches in 15 Florida counties and five banking centers in
the New York metropolitan area. One of the largest independent
depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited
provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services. For
additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit
BankUnited can be found on Facebook at
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