CertusBank to set up HQ in Greenville

Greenville will be the headquarters for a new bank that already has 32 branches in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, thanks in part to the acquisition of two failed Georgia banks just this past weekend.

CertusBank said it expects to have more than 350 employees in the location eventually.

It will occupy space in a $100 million development unveiled Wednesday for the middle of Main Street in Greenville, according to The Greenville News.

Certus currently conducts business from the Atlanta and Charlotte offices of its parent, Blue Ridge Holdings, and its operations center in Easley, where it acquired CommunitySouth Bank & Trust earlier this year.

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