According to Bank Director magazine, Miami Lakes-based BankUnited is the “top-performing, publicly-owned mid-sized bank in America.” The magazine, which featured BankUnited Chairman, President and CEO John Kanas on the August cover, issued its 2013 “Bank Performance Scorecard,” ranking BankUnited first among banks with assets between $5 billion and $50 billion. The magazine annually ranks publicly traded banks based on profitability, asset quality and capitalizations. There are 289 banks in three asset size categories, and the ranking is based on 2012 calendar year data. Last year BankUnited claimed the number two spot on the list. 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 $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.