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BankUnited, Inc.
Traded as NYSEBKU
Industry Financial services
Predecessor BankUnited Financial Corporation
Founded 2009 (2009)
Headquarters Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
Area served
Florida, Tri-state market of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
Key people

John A. Kanas (Chairman)

Rajinder P. Singh (President & CEO)

Thomas M. Cornish (Chief Operating Officer)

Leslie Lunak (Chief Financial Officer)
Total assets $28 billion

BankUnited, Inc., with total consolidated assets of $27.9 billion at December 31, 2016, is a bank holding company with one wholly owned subsidiary, BankUnited, collectively, the Company. BankUnited, a national banking association headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida, provides a full range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through 94 banking centers located in 15 Florida counties and 6 banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The Bank also provides certain commercial lending and deposit products on a national platform. The Company endeavors to provide, through experienced lending and relationship banking teams, personalized customer service and offers a full range of traditional banking products and services to both commercial and retail customers. [1]

BankUnited, Inc. was organized by a management team led by John A. Kanas and was initially capitalized with $945.0 million by a group of investors including W.L. Ross, Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group and Centerbridge Partners.[2] On May 21, 2009, BankUnited acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed all of the non-brokered deposits and substantially all other liabilities of BankUnited, FSB, from the FDIC in the FSB Acquisition.[1] On February 2, 2011, the Company completed its IPO.[2]

Today, BankUnited focuses on the financial needs of growing companies and their executives, consumers and commercial and middle-market businesses in the markets it serves. The bank offers a broad range of online services, treasury management tools for businesses and traditional depository and lending products.[3]


  1. ^ a b "BankUnited Inc : Investor Relations - News Release". Retrieved 2017-08-03. 
  2. ^ a b "BankUnited Financial : Investor Relations - News Release". Retrieved 2017-08-03. 
  3. ^ "BankUnited Inc : Investor Relations - Corporate Profile". Retrieved 2017-08-03.