| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Current operator SMG is the winning bidder for a new five-year contract to run 1st Mariner Arena and oversee its potential renaming, according to a memo from the city's top purchasing agent.
SMG's proposal awaits approval by the Baltimore Board of...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Compensation for First Mariner Bancorp's top executive reached $495,362 last year, about double from a year ago thanks to a bonus, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mark A. Keidel, president, chief operating...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has lifted a cease and desist order that 1st Mariner Bank has operated under since April 2009, the bank announced Monday.
The order required 1st Mariner to strengthen its fair lending practices because the FDIC...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:57 PM
First Mariner Bancorp on Tuesday said it was correcting preliminary earnings figures released earlier for 2012, reducing its annual non-interest income by $892,000.
According to the latest figures, the Baltimore-based bank holding company earned $699,000...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:46 PM
First Mariner Bancorp announced Friday that it is dropping out of an agreement that called for Priam Capital Fund I, a New York investment firm, to invest $36.4 million in the Baltimore-based bank holding company.
"Circumstances of the bank have...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Exelon Corp.'s pledge to build a new Baltimore headquarters as part of its proposed buyout of Constellation Energy could alter the city's skyline, injecting fresh life into the traditional downtown business district or further expanding the waterfront...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Jim Loukota of Baltimore County is trying to make the best of a soured investment.
The 60-year-old retired electrician owns 100 shares of First Mariner Bancorp that he bought for about $14.50 per share in the late 1990s and closed Monday a little over...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built, only to scramble in the housing market collapse and recession...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:17 PM
First Mariner Bancorp's newly retired chief executive told regulators that he sold just over 1 million shares of company stock this week — for a grand total of $21,084.
Edwin F. Hale Sr., who founded the Baltimore parent of 1st Mariner Bank, said...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:11 PM
First Mariner Bancorp reported Wednesday that it earned $7.9 million in the quarter ended in September, the third quarter in a row that the struggling parent of 1st Mariner Bank reported a profit.
On a per-share basis, the Baltimore-based holding company...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:51 PM
EASTON – Shortly before sunrise, Edwin F. Hale Sr. scatters decoys on the water, preparing for a day of waterfowl hunting on his Talbot County farm.
The day dawns cloudy, a good sign because ducks and geese fly low under clouds, Hale says, as he...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:10 PM
First Mariner Bancorp said Monday that it lost almost $4 million during the three months ending Dec. 31, about the same as a year earlier after accounting for a one-time tax charge in the fourth quarter of 2010.
It was the 19th straight quarter in the...