Terrabank announced the promotion of Maria (Mari) Isabel Blanco to Senior Vice President, Director of Residential Lending. In her new role, she will oversee a department of five, including a residential manager, two processors, a residential lending specialist and a closer.
With more than 34 years of banking experience, Blanco joined Terrabank in 2017 as Vice President, SBA Lending Officer.
“Maria is an experienced leader who has delivered exceptional results over the past four years,” states Antonio Uribe, President and CEO of Terrabank. “Her expertise and management approach have been instrumental in the Bank’s ongoing success.”
Prior to Terrabank, she was senior vice president, senior loan originator at Home Financial Group, LLC. Her banking career began in 1987 at Ponce de Leon Federal Savings & Loan (now First Bank Florida) where she worked in loan servicing and as a REO specialist. She also worked at The International Bank of Miami, N.A., Helm Bank USA and Banco Do Brasil Americas.
A native Miamian, Blanco earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida International University.
About Terrabank, N.A.
Established in 1985, Terrabank, N.A. is a community bank with local vision and a strong global presence. It offers financial products to support South Florida’s business sector and local economy by serving select international markets. Through its headquarters in Miami, branches in Hialeah and University Park, as well as innovative digital banking services, Terrabank offers distinct products and services that create value for its clients. For more information, or to locate a Terrabank branch near you, please call (305) 223-7219 or visit www.terrabank.com.