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Institutional Banking

With over 150 years of combined banking experience, Bank OZK’s Institutional Banking Group provides you exceptional value, service and convenience. This expertise, coupled with our state of the art technology, delivers the efficiency and execution of services your business demands.

Who We Are

Bank OZK’s Institutional Banking Group develops tailored financial strategies with a focus on specialty deposits that work best for your business. We serve targeted industries such as:

  • 1031 Exchange Firms
  • Attorneys and Law Firms
  • Broker/Dealer Firms
  • Captive Firms
  • Clearing Firms
  • Escrow Servicing
  • Family Offices
  • Hedge Funds
  • Insurance Companies
  • Non-Profits
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Property Managers
  • Public Funds
  • Reinsurance Firms
  • Settlement Firms
  • Title Companies

Why Us

Expertise: Our bankers have over 150 combined years of experience serving industries with specialized and sophisticated banking needs.

Efficiency: The collective expertise of our bankers, combined with state-of-the-art technology, creates an efficient strategy that can save you time and money.

Execution: We understand your business at a granular level which allows us to help you execute a comprehensive business-banking plan to meet your goals.

Escrow Services

Our experienced Escrow Services Team delivers escrow account management that provides timely, efficient, and secure transaction processing. We collaborate with you during onboarding and through the entire account management cycle to help you reach your unique business goals.

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Our suite of customizable escrow services include:

  • Financial Solutions for Attorneys and Other Fiduciaries
  • Qualified Intermediary 1031 Exchange Services
  • Property Management Services
  • OZK Escrow
  • Remote Official Checks
  • Remote Deposit Capture

Enrollment in business online banking is required to access OZK Escrow. Fees may apply.

Remote Official Checks

Bank OZK Remote Official Check gives you the control and flexibility to print official bank checks using a secure and dedicated printer from the convenience of your office.

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It is fast, easy, cost-effective and includes these key features:

  • Single sign-on and dual authentication security access
  • Multi-level administrative and user controls
  • Ability to list multiple payees
  • Multi-office capabilities with central office control
  • Integrated check register to view and audit activity

Fund Banking, Fund Finance & Family Office Services

Our knowledgeable team provides strategic services to meet the needs of emerging and established Hedge Funds, Private Equity Firms, and Family Offices across the country and internationally.

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Fund Banking

Bank OZK offers a complete array of banking services for emerging and established funds including: Operating Accounts, Reserve, Sweep, Treasury Management (SWIFT), Custody Solutions and Banking Services to On-shore & Off-shore Fund Structures

Fund Finance

The team has developed various lending facilities at the fund level including Subscription Lending, Capital Call Lines, Asset Backed Lending, and General Partner & Management Entities.

Family Office Services

Bank OZK’s Family Office Banking Team provides corporate banking and lending capabilities to help family business owners navigate complex and often sensitive issues associated with strategic initiatives, liquidity events and ensuring continuity in banking during today’s ever-changing economic environment.

Accounts for Brokers/Dealers

In today’s regulatory environment, it’s more important than ever to have a banker who understands your business. Bank OZK has an intimate understanding of the constantly changing needs you face and have designed solutions to make your job easier. Our experienced team is empowered to make quick decisions, giving you answers when you need them most.

We assist your firm with 15c3-3 accounts, operating accounts, and reserve accounts by offering attractive yields and a competitive fee structure while also leveraging our treasury management solutions to meet your needs.

Meet our Institutional Banking Officers

Martin Ball
EVP & Managing Director - Institutional Banking
212-218-8384
[email protected]
Larry McElroen
Managing Director - Escrow Services
212-218-8367
[email protected]
Michael Watts
SVP - Institutional Banking
212-218-8387
[email protected]

View Other Institutional Banking Officers
OfficerTitlePhone NumberEmail Address
Gail BalmacedaSVP - Institutional Banking Operations Manager212-218-8394[email protected]
Glen Carballo, MBABanker Associate - Institutional Banking212-218-8388[email protected]
Bridget Brown-WilliamsVP - Client Manager - Escrow Services212-218-8364[email protected]
Tiffany KennyVP - Client Manager - Escrow Services212-218-8365[email protected]
Michael McNamaraVP - Client/Audit Manager - Escrow Services212-218-8370[email protected]
Katherine DelgadoAVP - Banking Center Manager212-218-8375[email protected]
Angel RamosClient Service Specialist212-218-8382[email protected]
Ronald GainousClient Service Specialist212-218-8374[email protected]

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