Miriam Lopez and Jonathan Kislak of South Florida re-elected to Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta board

Miriam Lopez
Miriam Lopez

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta said Tuesday that its member institutions have re-elected four directors, including two from South Florida: Miriam Lopez and Jonathan Kislak.

Lopez, who has been a director of FHLBank Atlanta since 2008, is president, chief lending officer and director of Marquis Bank in Coral Gables. She was previously chief executive of TransAtlantic Bank in Miami for 24 years, and was TransAtlantic's chairman from 2003 to 2007.

Kislak also has been a director of FHLBank Atlanta since 2008. He is a principal and chairman of the board of Antares Capital Corp., a venture capital firm investing equity capital in expansion stage companies and management buyout opportunities. From 1993 to 2005, Kislak served as president and chairman of Kislak Financial Corp., a Miami-based community bank holding company.

The directors will serve a four-year term, beginning on Jan.1, 2015.

FHLBank Atlanta said it offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The bank’s members are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions, and insurance companies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta is one of 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, which since 1990 has contributed more than $5.1 billion to the Affordable Housing Program.