Tag Archives: 2015

Family Support Services of North Florida

BE AN ANGEL Family Support Services of North Florida (FSS) is partnering with CenterState Bank and Watson Realty to collect holiday gifts for older children in foster care, ages 10 and older. The Be an Angel holiday gift drive enables individuals and groups to donate gifts selected from local foster children’s wish lists. Eight convenient […]

Colombo-American Medical Association’s Annual Charity Gala

CenterState Bank sponsored Colombo-American Medical Association’s annual charity gala. CenterState presented a check to benefit CANES, a foundation that fights poverty and hunger in Columbia. The Gala is an activity that COAMED held every year in the month of November to raise funds for humanitarian medical missions. So far, missions have been carried Pro on […]

CenterState 1st National Bank of South Florida

For the second time this month, CenterState Banks has unveiled a deal that will push it further into South Florida. CenterState (NASDAQ: CSFL), based in Davenport, has an agreement to buy Hometown of Homestead Banking Co. for $19.1 million. Hometown of Homestead is the parent company of 1st National Bank of South Florida, a $346 […]

CenterState looks to South FL for latest acquisition

CenterState Banks Inc. will continue expanding into the south Florida market, with the planned purchase of Community Bank of South Florida Inc. The cash-and-stock deal is valued at $66.6 million, a press release said. Community Bank (OTC Pink: CBKS), the parent company of Community Bank of Florida, is the market share leader in south Miami-Dade […]

Gonzalez Marion/Putnam Community President

CenterState Bank has named Angel Gonzalez community president for the Marion/Putnam market. Gonzalez began his career with CenterState Bank as a management trainee in 2007 and rose through the ranks to his most recent position, vice president/commercial loan officer. Gonzalez received a bachelor of arts degree in finance from Southeastern University and is an honors […]

Buy and Buy

In most Florida community banks, during the banking crisis, words like takeover and buyout were taboo, only whispered in the break or boardrooms. Quite the opposite for Polk County-based CenterState Banks Inc., the holding company for CenterState Bank of Florida: Those words are part of the reason it thrived during the recession. And for top […]