Jorge Morera Joins City National Bank as First VP

6/7/16

Senior banking executive to serve as Personal and Business Banking Regional Director for South Florida, overseeing banking centers from Miami Beach to downtown Miami

City National Bank, the premier private and commercial bank in Florida, announced that Jorge Morera has joined the bank as First Vice President, Personal and Business Banking Regional Director for South Florida. He will work out of the bank’s Brickell headquarters.

Morera has more than 20 years experience in the banking industry, most recently working at Regions Bank as Vice President- Relationship Manager in its Business Banking Division. Prior to this, he spent 16 years at Ocean Bank, starting as a bank teller and working his way up to Senior Vice President in its Corporate Lending Division.

“Jorge is an experienced banking professional that truly understands the philosophy of City National Bank, its dedication to its clients and a best-in-class banking experience,” said Mara Rey Suarez, Executive Vice President of Personal and Business Banking with City National Bank. “We look forward to Jorge’s leadership in South Florida.”

Morera received his undergraduate degree from Florida International University and attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado.

Morera is responsible for City National Bank’s banking centers in the Downtown, Miami Beach and North Miami markets.

About City National Bank of Florida

Headquartered in Miami, City National Bank (CNB) is the financial institution to which Floridians have turned for 70 years. With more than $7 billion in assets, CNB is one of the largest financial institutions based in the state. In September of 2015, Banco de Credito e Inversiones (Bci) completed the acquisition of CNB, representing the largest single investment ever by a Chilean company in the United States. The bank remains a South Florida-based community bank with local decision making. City National Bank is one of the most liquid and best capitalized banks in Florida and is rated 5 stars "Superior" by BauerFinancial. CNB was voted Best Community Bank, Best Business Bank, Best Bank for Commercial Real Estate, Best Bank for Jumbo Loans, Best Private Bank and Best Foreign National Mortgage Lender by the readers of the Daily Business Review for the past four years. The South Florida Business Journal named it Business of the Year in 2013 and Community Bank of the Year in 2013 and 2011. CNB offers a diversified portfolio of financial products and services at 26 convenient banking centers from Miami-Dade County to the greater Orlando area. 

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