Carlos Manuel Perez is Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer for Mercantil Bank, one of the largest banks in South Florida serving its community for over 35 years.
At Mercantil Bank, Perez is responsible for developing new business and focusing on portfolio growth while establishing and cultivating relationships throughout the local communities. Perez also serves business owners and entrepreneurs by providing them with in-depth market analysis and financial alternatives designed to help them reach their full potential.
A seasoned commercial banking and finance professional, Perez was previously Vice President at Florida Community Bank, where he was part of a team that spearheaded and reviewed all commercial loans to ensure it complied with the bank’s financial policies. Prior to joining Florida Community Bank, Perez worked for Mercantil Bank and served as a Special Asset Officer and Corporate Credit Underwriter.
Perez graduated from the Commercial Credit Training Academy at Mercantil Bank in 2007. He also attended Florida International University (FIU) and earned an executive master of science in taxation (EMST) and a graduate certificate in accounting and auditing. He is also a cum laude graduate of FIU, where he also received a bachelor’s degree in finance.