Ocean Bank has hired three executives to its real estate team:
Aristides Sastre as senior vice president and residential lending manager;
Juan Jaureguizar as vice president and servicing manager in the Residential Mortgage Department;
and Jesus Garcia as senior vice president and senior real estate officer in the Real Estate Department.
In addition, Michael Smith has been hired as senior vice president and commercial and industrial credit manager for the bank. He will be responsible for directing all credit functions in the commercial and industrial business segments. Previously, he was senior vice president and senior credit officer at Sovereign Bank.