First Internet Bank announced Mike Upton has been named Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager. Mr. Upton’s promotion expands the client-facing team within the Bank’s Single Tenant Lease Financing program.
Mr. Upton joined First Internet Bank as a Portfolio Manager in 2018, with nearly 25 years of commercial lending experience. He previously made lending contributions at other financial and mortgage banking institutions including Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, L. J. Melody & Company, Fifth Third Real Estate Capital Markets and National City Bank of Indiana.
“In his tenure with the Single Tenant Lease Financing team, Mike has made a significant contribution to its success,” said Maris Kancs, First Vice President, Director of Single Tenant Lease Financing. “His industry knowledge and proven abilities make him a natural fit for this new role.”
“My extensive background will enable me to be productive and hit the ground running, identifying customized real estate financing solutions for the Bank’s network of clients,” said Mr. Upton. “I am excited to continue providing the top-notch execution and service that First Internet Bank’s existing clients have come to expect.”
Mr. Upton earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from Indiana University.
About First Internet Bank
First Internet Bank opened for business in 1999 as an industry pioneer in the branchless delivery of banking services. With assets of $3.7 billion as of March 31, 2019, the Bank now provides consumer and small business deposit, consumer loan, residential mortgage, and specialty finance services nationally. The Bank also offers commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, SBA financing and treasury management services. Additional information about the Bank, including its products and services, is available at www.firstib.com. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Internet Bancorp (Nasdaq: INBK).