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Posted February 09, 2021

Columbia, SC — United Community Bank, a retail and commercial banking service provider, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County and name the location as the company’s new corporate headquarters. The $24.8 million investment will create 227 new jobs.

Founded in 1950, United Community Bank is one of the largest full-service financial institutions in the Southeast, with more than 160 branches in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. With an executive presence in Greenville County since 2012, United Community Bank specializes in personalized banking services for individuals and businesses. Services include a full range of consumer and commercial banking products such as specialized lending, mortgage, advisory services, treasury management and wealth management.

Located at 200 East Camperdown Way in Greenville, United Community Bank’s new facility will serve as the company’s corporate headquarters and will also house a retail branch.

The company’s new headquarters are expected to be completed by 2024. Individuals interested in joining the United Community Bank team should visit the company’s careers webpage.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project and awarded Greenville County a $750,000 Set-Aside grant for costs related to this project.

“We are pleased to establish a permanent, long-term presence in Greenville as part of our growth strategy. As we expand across the Southeast, we continually evaluate the right solutions for the future of our company and see this investment as a significant step toward preserving the special culture we have built over the last 70 years. We remain committed to all communities across our footprint and look forward to being a contributor to business growth across the entire region.” -United Community Banks, Inc. Chairman and CEO Lynn Harton

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