S. Marhsall Martin, CPA, ESQ.
Amerant Mortgage, LLC, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Marshall has over twenty-nine (29) years of substantial real estate, bank regulatory compliance/risk management, finance, accounting, and legal experience. In partnership with Amerant Bank, Marshall and a team of seasoned mortgage banking executives formed Amerant Mortgage, LLC, in order to provide the market place a differentiated mortgage experience. Marshall spent nearly 12 years at City National Bank of Florida. At City National, Marshall was in charge of the legal affairs of the bank and until February 2017 he also had responsibility for all non-credit risk, including BSA/AML/OFAC, privacy, information/cyber security, fraud, CRA, regulatory compliance, etc. In addition, his responsibilities included corporate governance, leadership, strategy development, and management of regulatory relations. Prior to joining City National Bank, Marshall served in Wachovia’s Legal Division and went on to lead over 100 FTE managing Wachovia Bank’s CIP & High Risk Customers for the General Bank, consultant in KPMG’s Chicago office on bank/thrift regulatory matters (including M&A filings), served as general counsel/compliance officer of a multi-state/country MSB, and was an assistant bank examiner with the FDIC.
Marshall holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois, a CPA certificate, and dual undergraduate degrees in finance and international business from Florida International University (“FIU”). Marshall is adjunct professor at the FIU Law School teaching banking and finance law/regulation. He has served on the advisory board for the Florida International Bankers Association’s AML Compliance conference, the task force for the ACAMS AML & Financial Crime Conference, and was Co-Chair of ACAMS South Florida Chapter. Marshall served on the Florida Banker’s Government Relations Committee for several years, and currently serves on FIU President’s Counsel, South Florida Banking Institute’s Board of Directors (2020 President Elect), the United Way’s Legal Cabinet, and is a frequent speaker both domestically and internationally.