BankUnited today announced it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the New York Jets, underscoring its growing commitment to the New York market, according to BankUnited Chairman, President and CEO John Kanas. As part of the sponsorship agreement, BankUnited is now the official private banking partner of the New York Jets, a deal which includes signage at MetLife Stadium. “Having successfully launched our banking operations in New York earlier this year, BankUnited is thrilled to partner with the New York Jets, a move that will continue to increase our visibility and raise our profile among New Yorkers,” said Kanas. “The New York Jets organization is representative of the best in the NFL, and we are proud to support them in the 2013 season.” BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with $13.1 billion of assets, 98 banking centers in 15 Florida counties and four banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at June 30, 2013. Ranked 10th 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. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.com. BankUnited can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/BankUnited.official and on Twitter @BankUnited.