SOURCE: HomeBanc

February 23, 2009 08:00 ET

HomeBanc Opens New Bank Location in Belleair Bluffs

"Distinctive Personal Service" Now Available to Pinellas County Residents

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - While some other banks in Tampa Bay are closing branches, at least one local bank continues to buck the trend. HomeBanc opened a new full-service bank location this week in Belleair Bluffs at 101 N. Indian Rocks Road.

HomeBanc's new full-service office is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This is HomeBanc's fifth full-service branch to open in the region. Two branches are in Tampa at Rocky Point and on Dale Mabry at I-275, and single branches are in Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota) and in Lake Mary (Orlando). HomeBanc also operates loan-production offices in Tampa, Lake Mary and Brandon.

HomeBanc is known for its "distinctive personal service" and provides customers a different kind of banking experience -- delivering service that exceeds expectations. All HomeBanc customers are assigned a personal banker who works with them to easily and effectively handle their banking needs.

Maureen "Maggie" Cancelino, HomeBanc's Vice President, Retail Branch Manager, is leading the Belleair Bluffs team. She can be reached at (727) 608-2720 or maureen.cancelino@homebanc.com.

Jerry Campbell, Chairman, President and CEO of HomeBanc and its parent company HomeBancorp, Inc., said, "Everything we do at HomeBanc is geared toward exceeding customer expectations and providing a level of service that goes beyond what is offered at other financial institutions. We are pleased to offer the HomeBanc experience to those who live or work in the Belleair Bluffs area."

HomeBanc offers an array of retail-deposit products, along with SBA loans, special lower-rate FHA loans for first-time buyers, residential mortgage loans and non-traditional jumbo mortgage loans. It is committed to exceeding customer-service expectations and making the company a Great Place to Work® and a Great Place to Bank.

HomeBanc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tampa-based HomeBancorp, Inc. The corporate headquarters of HomeBancorp, Inc. is located on the 41st floor of the Bank of America Plaza building at 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa. More information on HomeBanc can be found at www.HomeBanc.com.

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