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The Bank of Tampa Breaks Ground on Clearwater Office

Sept. 28, 2017

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 – The Bank of Tampa today announced it is breaking ground on its new office located in Clearwater, Florida. The groundbreaking, which will take place at 900 S. Fort Harrison Ave., will occur on Friday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. Veteran Clearwater banker Craig West has been appointed to market director for the new office, and will lead The Bank of Tampa’s third full-service banking office located in Pinellas County. Construction of The Bank of Tampa’s Clearwater office is expected to be complete by spring 2018.

“As we expand our presence in Pinellas County, we realize that it’s important to continue our investment in the community by developing offices in areas that are convenient for both our commercial and personal clients,” said Scott Gault, Pinellas County Market President. “We’re proud to expand/promote our brand of relationship banking, and provide residents and businesses with the opportunity to bank with us face-to-face.”

The Bank of Tampa has operated throughout the Tampa Bay area since its inception in 1984. In 2012, The Bank of Tampa expanded its reach to Pinellas County. Currently, the bank has eleven offices, including its new Sarasota office. For more information on The Bank of Tampa in Pinellas County, contact Scott Gault at (727) 502-8401.

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The Bank of Tampa is one of the largest community banks in the Tampa Bay area. It has been privately held by its employees, directors and clients since the bank’s inception in 1984. The Bank of Tampa has offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota counties and assets totaling more than $1.5 billion. To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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