Trevor Burgess knows that Miami and Florida's Tampa Bay area are two completely different animals, but he says C1 Bank is ready for South Beach.

C1 agreed last month to buy a branch lease on a thriving commercial corridor in Miami. Industry observers said the $900 million-asset company would likely need to strengthen its compliance department given Miami's international makeup.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.