Regional banks

First Horizon buys commercial mortgage servicer

10/11/17

The Tennessee bank said it has bought Professional Mortgage in Greenville, S.C., which services about $1.1 billion of commercial mortgage loans for 23 correspondent life company lenders.

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Aggressive marketing, less red tape drive SBA boom

10/11/17

Efforts to make it easier for smaller businesses to apply for SBA loans, coupled by concerted expansion efforts among key regional and community banks, contributed to the third consecutive record for 7(a) lending.

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Standing pat is not an option in the quest for branch relevancy

10/10/17

Branches may be closing in droves, but they still play a key role in attracting and retaining customers. Here's how three banks are trying to maximize their potential.

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To get millennial clients, banks need millennial bankers

10/10/17

Millennials care about more than money. So it's important for recruiting efforts to show what bankers do for their communities.

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Highlights from the Most Powerful Women gala

10/06/17

A who’s who of banking industry executives turned out for the annual celebration of the Most Powerful Women. Pam Joseph won’t be the next CEO of TSYS after all, but Jamie Dimon seems to be setting JPMorgan Chase up for a female CEO. Does Marianne Lake have the edge?

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Dodd-Frank thresholds have ‘perverse effect,’ says acting comptroller

10/05/17

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika on Thursday called for steps to ease the asset thresholds that determine whether banks are subject to certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.

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'Gov. Cordray'? Ohio bankers hedge their bets

10/05/17

While disappointed with the CFPB's actions in recent years, bankers said they want to see a campaign platform before making a decision on the agency's director.

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California Bankers Association, regional trade group to merge

10/02/17

The Western Independent Bankers will continue to offer conference and educational services as a division of the California Bankers Association.

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Credit unions expect big capital inflow as banks exhibit battle fatigue

10/02/17

The NCUA is proposing a special payout of up to $800 million to credit unions next year, which may boost lending. Banks were uncharacteristically silent on the plan.

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Regionals hopeful over bipartisan Senate bill to raise SIFI level

09/28/17

Under the bill, regional banks may eventually be able to shed the systemically important financial institution designation that subjects those with more than $50 billion in assets to tougher regulatory requirements.

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