Bank of Georgetown Hires Colleen Raiford as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate
Washington, Oct. 7, 2010 — Bank of Georgetown, a leading community bank chartered in Washington, D.C., has hired Colleen Raiford as vice president of commercial real estate to support the bank's growing client base in Northern Virginia.
“We are excited to not only have the opportunity to expand our operations in the greater Washington metro area, but also grateful to acquire such great talent and strong expertise to support our Northern Virginia customers,” said Bank of Georgetown president and CEO Mike Fitzgerald. “Colleen will be a great addition to our team.”
In her new position, Raiford will help Bank of Georgtown grow its commercial real estate portfolio in Northern Virginia by working closely with customers to develop effective financial solutions for projects and refinancing.
Raiford brings to Bank of Georgetown customers more than 10 years of experience in real estate lending and development, most recently as a real estate lending officer with Fulton Bank in Herndon, Va. In this position, she managed a real estate portfolio of over $47 million in regional development lending.
“I'm looking forward to working with Bank of Georgetown to provide quality lending solutions to the area's commerical real estate community,” says Raiford.
Raiford earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Duquense University in Pittsburgh, Pa.
About Bank of Georgetown
Bank of Georgetown is a Washington, D.C.-chartered community bank with branches in Georgetown, Friendship Heights, Penn Quarter, at Connecticut and L, at Franklin Square, in the Courthouse area of Arlington, Va., and in Bethesda, Md. The bank specializes in helping local organizations with their banking needs by delivering competitive loan, deposit and cash management products and services. All Bank of Georgetown associates are experienced banking professionals dedicated to premier customer service. Founded in 2005 by Chairman Curtin Winsor III and President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald, Bank of Georgetown offers unique customer-focused and technologically advanced services in order to maximize the relationship banking experience for its clients. More information about the bank is available at www.bankofgeorgetown.com.
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