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The acquisition of Middleburg Financial would create a nearly $2.5 billion-asset bank in northern Virginia with strong mortgage originations and a growing wealth management business. It would provide an endgame for Middleburg while also making Access more appealing to potential buyers.
Heather Russell, who was fired earlier this year as Fifth Third Bancorp's chief legal officer, has re-emerged in a new role.
BancorpSouth in Tupelo, Miss., reported higher third-quarter earnings after net interest and fee revenue improved from a year earlier.
It's been a tough year for farmers, and lenders are looking for ways to help those borrowers offset sagging income.
Banks that are heavily involved in commercial real estate lending may shy away from buying institutions with similar concentrations.
Synovus Financial in Columbus, Ga., reported higher second-quarter earnings on solid growth in revenue and loans for investment properties.
Suffolk Bancorp said increased oversight of commercial real estate contributed to and may have accelerated its decision to sell to People's United. Other banks could make a similar choice.
Amalgamated Bank in New York has started offering down payment insurance to homebuyers in a move it hopes will set it apart with highly mobile millennial borrowers.
Federal Savings Bank in Chicago has acquired the assets of ICC Mortgage Services in Westbury, N.Y.
Competitive pricing and softening demand at the high end of the apartment- and condo-building market had executives at BankUnited, Signature and New York Community answering tough questions about their growth projections and diversification strategies.
Changes to mortgage disclosure rules implemented in October continue to frustrate community bankers and is just another example of the struggle to stay independent.
Umpqua Holdings in Portland, Ore., posted stronger quarterly earnings because of an increase in mortgage banking fees and lower costs.
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