Florida Community Bank Receives Mortgage Lender of the Year Award from Latin Builders Association

WESTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Florida Community Bank (FCB) was recently named Mortgage Lender of the
Year for the company’s leadership and determination within the South
Florida community. More than 800 guests attended this year’s Latin
Builders Association 36th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Downtown
Miami on September 30th, 2016. Included in the attendees was
Florida Governor Rick Scott, who congratulated the winners, and
Lieutenant Governor of Florida Carlos Lopez-Cabrera who presented the

As one of 42 companies in the South Florida area to receive an award
from the Latin Builders Association this year, FCB joins the ranks of
others helping build the landscape of the local South Florida Community.

“It is truly gratifying to be recognized by the Latin Builders
Association for the high quality of leadership, innovation, and
commitment for which FCB strives,” said Kent Ellert, President and CEO
of Florida Community Bank. “The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and
well in Florida, and is critical to fueling the economic strength of our
communities. Our dedicated associates truly make FCB the successful
market leader and mortgage lender it is today.”

Throughout its 44-year history, the Latin Builders Association has been
vigorously involved in local, state and federal issues that have an
effect on the South Florida community. With members from over 650
companies, the Latin Builders Association represents every aspect of
South Florida’s construction industry.

About Florida Community Bank

Established in 2010, Florida Community Bank (FCB) has grown to over
$8 billion in assets, is the third largest Florida-based independent
bank, and recently received a five-star rating from Bauer FinancialTM. Listed
on the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE: FCB), FCB serves the state with
48 full service banking centers. The presence of FCB blankets both
Florida coasts from Daytona Beach to Miami-Dade, Naples through Tampa
Bay, as well as the I-4 Corridor. FCB is among the most highly
capitalized banks in the state with capital ratios exceeding the
regulatory standard to be considered “well capitalized” by a wide
margin. Complete information outlining the depth and breadth of the
company is found at www.FloridaCommunityBank.com.
Equal Housing Lender, Member FDIC.


Florida Community Bank
Isa Andrews, 407-539-7725
Marketing Director