As commercial real estate lending gained momentum in 2013, so did the percentage of banks with CRE concentrations. We measure the changes since the first quarter of 2007, breaking down the data by the asset size of the banks and the states where they are based.
Millennials are not only taking on much more debt than previous generations, but they may not ever be able to pay it off in their lifetimes, according to a first-of-its-kind study. The same study also shows that banks can do something to help, though.
He has blanketed the eastern half of the country with Wells Fargo branches, kept earnings on an upward streak for 15 straight quarters and avoided many of the pitfalls of his big bank brethren. Wells Fargo's John Stumpf is our Banker of the Year.
From his participation in economic development plans to personally recruiting construction funds and sponsorships for the BOK Center, BOK Financial's retiring CEO has been a central figure in the rebirth of downtown Tulsa.
Though many banks have capitalized on the financial crisis, Home BancShares is a leader among that group. It scooped up seven failed banks in Florida and bought two more open, but deeply distressed, ones, a tally few can top.
Simone Lagomarsino has helped turn around a lot of banks, but she'd never seen one in such bad shape. Yet in a phenomenally short amount of time, Lagomarsino has righted the ship at Heritage Oaks Bank.
When ex-Republic Bank of New York executives Joseph DePaolo and John Tamberlane were sketching out their business plan for what would become Signature Bank, they really had no intention of starting a bank at all.