Paul Martin is a Mortgage Banker for First Citizens Bank. First Citizens is a banking subsidiary of First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA), a $30 billion financial holding company. Established in 1898, First Citizens began as the Bank of Smithfield in Johnston County, North Carolina. From a single office, First Citizens has grown to more than 570 branches in 18 states and the District of Columbia. First Citizens Bank is the largest family-controlled bank in the United States, and is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C.
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Paul has worked in the mortgage industry for nearly 23 years, and has held every functional position in a mortgage banking company. Paul was previously Vice President of Private Mortgage Services, a division of Private Bank of Buckhead, and prior to that was Managing Director at Fortius Financial & Real Estate Consulting, LLC. He is a graduate of James Madison University (B.A. in History and Political Science), and of Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business (Master of Science Real Estate - (MSRE) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)). Paul is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Paul is Past President of the Georgia State University Real Estate Alumni Group Board of Directors. He volunteers time with his neighborhood homeowners association, and enjoys basketball, weightlifting, being involved with his children’s sports activities, reading and travel. Paul and his wife and two children reside in Sandy Springs and are members of The Church of the Apostles.