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Joe Roberto, President Of New York Banking Operations And Senior Executive Vice President Of BankUnited. (Photo: Business Wire)

Stocks in this article: BKU

BankUnited today announced the hiring of a top executive to head New York banking operations, as well as its team leader of commercial private banking in New York, according to Chairman, President and CEO John Kanas.

Joe Roberto, president of New York banking operations and senior executive vice president of BankUni ...

Joe Roberto, president of New York banking operations and senior executive vice president of BankUnited. (Photo: Business Wire)

Joe Roberto will serve as president of New York banking operations and senior executive vice president of BankUnited. Roberto held leadership positions at North Fork Bank for eight years before the bank was acquired by Capital One. Most recently he was responsible for the management of Capital One’s New York City deposit portfolio as senior vice president. In addition, Roberto had seven commercial real estate teams reporting to him in the New York, Boston, Mid-Atlantic and South-Central markets.

Roberto is a founding board member of the Huntington/East Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce and has chaired or served on committees for AHRC-Suffolk County, Southampton Youth Services, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Great South Bay YMCA, Special Olympics, United Cerebral Palsy, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was awarded the Distinguished Citizen Award by the 23rd Street Association in 2007 for outstanding community service. Roberto currently serves as a community board member at North Shore LIJ-South Side Hospital in Bay Shore. He is a graduate of Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus and resides with his family in Bay Shore, NY.

Kelly Sheehan joins BankUnited from Capital One, and will serve as team leader of commercial private banking in New York and senior vice president. Sheehan has worked in retail and commercial banking for the past 10 years, most recently as senior vice president of Capital One’s commercial real estate group. She was responsible for managing a team of eight professionals providing cash management solutions to some of New York City’s largest real estate owners. Sheehan began her career with North Fork Bank in 2002. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.

About BankUnited, N.A.

BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with $11.7 billion of assets, more than 1,360 professionals and 98 branches in 15 Florida counties as of December 31, 2012. Ranked 10 th on Forbes Magazine’s list of “Best Banks in America 2012,” and one of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services. The company recently opened a branch in Melville and has immediate plans to open three branches in New York City. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit

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