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Branches Throws 1st Annual Back to School Bash

August 4, 2017

On Thursday, August 10th from 6:30pm-8:30pm, Branches, a local non-profit dedicated to providing essential services and life-changing opportunities to low-income children, youth and families, will celebrate its 1st Annual Back to School Bash at the Lennar Foundation Medical Center Rooftop Terrace, 5555 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Over 100 guests are expected to attend and help raise funds so Branches’ Grow and Climb program children and youth can go back to school well-equipped and ready to learn.


“Nearly 60% of families in our community are struggling to make...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Hosts Master Brokers Forum Panel Discussion on "State of the Market - For Real"

June 28, 2017

Panelists Include Local CEOs of Douglas Elliman, Keyes Company and EWM

CORAL GABLES, FL -- June 28, 2017 – The Miami Master Brokers Forum (MBF), a home-grown network of the area’s top-producing real estate professionals, recently held a lively and upbeat panel discussion at Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust headquarters in Coral Gables, chaired by board members Donna Bloom and Ralph De Martino. The event brought together more than 100 Master Brokers from throughout the region.

Upon arrival, members enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in...More >

Gibraltar Private Announces Termination of OCC Consent Order

June 28, 2017

(Coral Gables, FL) – June 28, 2017 - Gibraltar Private today reported that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) has lifted its Consent Order (the “Order”) that was issued in 2014.

Adolfo Henriques and Angel Medina, both veteran South Florida bankers, joined Gibraltar Private to lead the development of corrective actions to address the regulatory-mandated requirements while optimizing profitability.

“This achievement is the result of our team’s tireless efforts to build a strong risk management organization, create a culture of compliance and strengthen the...More >

Forum Spotlights Florida's Current Economic Situation and Regulatory Climate in Real Estate and Banking

May 30, 2017

Gibraltar Private President and CEO, Angel Medina, contributes insights

(Coral Gables – May 30, 2017) – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, President and CEO, Angel Medina, participated as a guest speaker at the recent Real Estate Roundtable along with local leaders, developers and regulators.  This year's event, hosted by Holland & Knight, provided insight into the community's urban infill and urban development boundary (UDB) challenges, addressed changes in the regulatory climate for real estate and banking, and a look at what's ahead.

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Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Names Shane Sweet Vice President, Private Banker

May 15, 2017

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, a boutique bank dedicated to managing, preserving and building clients’ wealth, has appointed Shane Sweet as Vice President, Private Banker in their Fort Lauderdale relationship office. In this new role, Mr. Sweet will provide a differentiated private client experience and customized financial solutions  to successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, professionals and their families. Additionally, he will be responsible for cross-selling all banking products.  The bank’s unique business approach is centered on securing clients wealth and...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Funds a New Field Study Scholarship Program at Deering Estate

April 25, 2017

Bank’s $30,000 donation to provide assistance to under-resourced
Miami-Dade County teachers and students

CORAL GABLES, FL - April 25, 2017 – Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust kicked off Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 22nd with a donation of $30,000 ($10,000 per year for three years) to fund the ‘Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Field Study Scholarship Program at Deering Estate.’  The Gibraltar Private Field Study Scholarship Program will provide assistance to under-resourced Miami-Dade County teachers and students allowing them to...More >

Gibraltar Private Offers Tips During Financial Literacy Month

April 12, 2017

MIAMI – April 12, 2017 – April is Financial Literacy Month and Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust encourages families to help their children become financially literate beyond the month of April. National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the United States in April in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

As financial literacy continues to be a topic for Millennials and Generation Z, Gibraltar Private certified financial advisor, Peter Raffalski, senior vice president,...More >

New Bank Advisory Board Launched to Help Give Scholarships to Low-Income Children

April 5, 2017

The beginning of a partnership that will benefit the community

Coral Gables, FL - (April 5, 2017) - Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust recently hosted the launch of a new Bank Advisory Board for the AAA Scholarship Foundation. This board will act as a financial resource of advice and insight for the foundation.

“We are honored to have our bank executives on this board,” said Erbi Blanco-True, CRA Advisor for Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust and Chair for the Bank Advisory Board.  “It will be a great partnership between bank executives and...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust's Michael S. Goldberg Receives Proclamation From City Of Miami Beach

March 30, 2017

Coral Gables, FL - (March 28, 2017) - Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust announced that Michael S. Goldberg , Senior Vice President/Miami Beach Market Executive, was honored for his contributions and service as Chairman of the Board for the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce proclaiming March 22nd, 2017 as “Michael S. Goldberg Day.”   During his three year term as Chairman, Goldberg advocated for many important issues affecting the Miami Beach business community and residents before the City Commission.

“I am grateful for having served as Chairman and help promote the...More >

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Earns Highest CRA Rating

January 30, 2017

Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust recently received the highest rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, following its latest Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination.

“We’re extremely honored to receive an “Outstanding” CRA rating. It’s gratifying to have the efforts of our staff recognized by this distinction that very few banks achieve,” said President and CEO of Gibraltar Private Angel Medina. “It reflects how committed we are to meeting the credit needs of all the people in the communities we serve.”

Implemented in 1977, the CRA...More >


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