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  • Pennsylvania bank submits highest bid for 1st Mariner

    Pennsylvania bank submits highest bid for 1st Mariner
    A regional Pennsylvania bank submitted the highest bid at the auction for Baltimore's 1st Mariner Bank in a deal that must still be approved by a federal bankruptcy court judge and banking regulators.
  • Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers

    Long road to a deal for 1st Mariner purchasers
    The deal to buy 1st Mariner Bank started with an irresistible offer — to two men who had nothing to do with the company. Howard Feinglass, a Baltimore native running a New York investment firm, saw potential in the struggling bank headquartered...

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors
    The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis. A...

    Bishop Robinson, a multi-talented manager [Letter]

    Bishop Robinson, a multi-talented manager [Letter]
    As a good friend of Bishop Robinson, I read with interest Fred Rasmussen's obituary of the former Baltimore City police chief ("Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86," Jan. 6). There was another part of Bishop's...

    Bruce P. Wilson, bank president

    Bruce P. Wilson, bank president
    Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had...