Raul A. Vidal joined Brickell Bank®, formerly known as Espirito Santo Bank, in 1992 as Senior Vice President, Residential Lending, to develop and implement a Residential Lending Division, which grew to become a leader in the Foreign National Lending for mortgages in the South Florida Community.
Vidal has managed a portfolio of close to $300 million in loans, generating in excess of $40MM of new loans per year. He is also responsible for initiating and cultivating client relationships as well as developing and implementing marketing programs to promote banking products. As of April 2015, Vidal also became responsible for the Premier 360 group, which has $100 million in both personal and business deposits.
Prior to joining Brickell Bank®, Vidal was the Vice President, Branch Manager from 1987 for Commercebank N.A. in Coral Cables. He managed a staff of 35 employees at the main office, and oversaw the operation during the acquisition of new branches.
From 1981 to 1987, he was the Vice President, Branch Manager for Florida National Bank at the Brickell Office. Vidal began his career as Assistant Vice President for Southeast Bank N.A. in Miami.
In 1974, Vidal was part of the first graduating class of Florida International University in Miami and took Graduate-level business courses at Barry College (now Barry University). A well-recognized, active member of the community, he is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, and is an accomplished musician who has performed with the Greater Miami Symphonic Band since 1981. Additionally, he has a passion for photography.Share