Miami Market President and Commercial Banking and Wealth Management Executive
Roberto R. Muñoz brings more than 35 years of financial experience to his leadership role as Miami Market President and Commercial Banking and Wealth Management Executive at Capital Bank, a $40 billion division of Memphis-based First Horizon National Corporation. He was previously Commercial Banking and Wealth Team Leader for Miami-Dade County and South Florida for Synovus Bank. In his banking career, Muñoz has facilitated more than $27 billion of economic activity in Florida, the Caribbean, Central and South America in the areas of project finance, M&A, direct and indirect foreign investment, commercial, public, institutional, and specialty lending areas, as well as, global wealth and treasury management services. Prior to joining Capital Bank and Synovus Bank, he held executive positions in Miami with BBVA Compass Bank (South Florida Market President) , Professional Bank (EVP & Chief Lending Officer) , Marquis Bank (president and CEO), Regions Bank (Senior Managing Director) , Israel Discount Bank (Chief Lending Officer), Mizuho Bank (Chief Representative), and Barclay’s Bank. He began his career with Bank of America in 1980. Roberto Muñoz is the 2019 chair of the World Trade Center Miami, and serves in leadership roles in other South Florida civic organizations. He is an officer on the executive board of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council; treasurer and finance committee chair of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and former chairman and president of the Florida International Bankers Association, where he served as founding chair of the Asian Markets Committee, which initiated a historic compliance training agreement between FIBA and the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. In the community, Muñoz is an executive board member of the South Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America; a board member of the Chapman Partnership for the Homeless; and a trustee board member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for South Florida. Reflecting his commitment to the community, he has received numerous awards and recognitions. He earned an associate’s degree at Miami-Dade College, and a bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from Florida International University and now holds numerous diplomas and certificates in the field of banking. He is a visiting professor at FIU, and speaks regularly to professional and civic organizations on banking and leadership topics.