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Ameris Bancorp is a financial holding company whose business is conducted through its wholly owned banking subsidiary, Ameris Bank. The Company operates through four segments, the Banking Division, the Retail Mortgage Division, the Warehouse Lending Division and the SBA Division. The Banking Division offers financial services that include commercial loans, consumer loans, and deposit accounts. The Retail Mortgage Division originates, sells, and services one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The Warehouse Lending Division originates and services warehouse lines to other businesses that are secured by underlying one-to-four family residential mortgage loans. The SBA Division originates, sells, and services SBA loans. The Banking, Retail Mortgage, Warehouse Lending and SBA Divisions are managed as separate business units because of the different products and services they provide.

TypePublic
Founded1971
HQAtlanta, US
Websiteamerisbank.com
Employee Ratings2.8

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)1,766(-2%)
Job Openings92
Revenue (FY, 2019)$198.1 M(+68%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$29.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Ameris Bancorp

Nicole S. Stokes

Nicole S. Stokes

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Ross L. Creasy

Ross L. Creasy

Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
James A. Lahaise

James A. Lahaise

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
William D. McKendry

William D. McKendry

Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Cindi H. Lewis

Cindi H. Lewis

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary
William H. Stern

William H. Stern

President & CEO - Real Estate
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Ameris Bancorp Office Locations

Ameris Bancorp has offices in Atlanta and Moultrie
Atlanta, US (HQ)
3490 Piedmont Rd NE
Moultrie, US
300 S Main St
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Ameris Bancorp Financials and Metrics

Ameris Bancorp Revenue

Ameris Bancorp's revenue was reported to be $198.11 m in FY, 2019
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

121.0m

Net income (Q2, 2020)

32.2m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

2.0b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

29.1

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

292.9m
Ameris Bancorp's current market capitalization is $2 b.
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

10.3 x
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Ameris Bancorp Operating Metrics

Ameris Bancorp's Total Loans was reported to be $5.7b in Q2, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Bank Branches

73 101 97

Non-accrual Loans

$21.73 m$20.84 m$20.74 m$20.56 m$16.86 m$15.70 m$16 m$16.57 m$18.11 m$18.28 m$17.08 m

Total Loans

$2.84 b$2.89 b$3.46 b$3.66 b$3.91 b$4.44 b$4.62 b$4.85 b$5.26 b$5.32 b$5.67 b
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Ameris Bancorp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Atlantic Coast FinancialMay 29, 2018

Ameris Bancorp Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Ameris Bancorp Online and Social Media Presence

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Ameris Bancorp News and Updates

Ameris Bancorp Closes $110 Million Subordinated Notes Offering

ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB), the parent holding company of Ameris Bank, announced today the closing of its underwritten public offering of $110 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.875% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2030...

Ameris Bancorp Announces Financial Results For Second Quarter 2020

ATLANTA, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) (the "Company") today reported net income of $32.2 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, compared with $38.9 million, or $0.82 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2019....

Ameris Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2019 Financial Results

ATLANTA, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) (the "Company") today reported net income of $61.2 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, compared with $43.5 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31,...

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Ameris Bancorp, Inc. (ABCB) on Behalf of its Shareholders

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential misconduct at Ameris Bancorp, Inc. ("Ameris Bancorp" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:ABCB). The investigation focuses on whether the Company's Board of Directors...

Ameris Bancorp Announces Financial Results For Third Quarter 2019

ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) (the "Company") today reported net income of $21.4 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2019, compared with $41.4 million, or $0.87 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September...

Ameris Bancorp and Fidelity Southern Corporation Shareholders Approve Merger

MOULTRIE, Ga. and ATLANTA, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) ("Ameris"), the parent company of Ameris Bank, and Fidelity Southern Corporation (Nasdaq: LION) ("Fidelity"), the parent company of Fidelity Bank, jointly announced that, at their respective special...
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Ameris Bancorp Blogs

Retirement Portfolio Check-up

Saving for retirement will help bring you peace of mind as you plan for your financial future. Along the way, it’s important to review your… Read More The post Retirement Portfolio Check-up appeared first on Ameris Bank.

Announcing Ameris Bank’s New Brand

We are proud to share an exciting new chapter in our bank’s history – our new brand. Over the next several months, you will start to see our new… Read More The post Announcing Ameris Bank’s New Brand appeared first on Ameris Bank.

Falling Rates this Fall

As rates continue to drop this Fall, you could save money on your mortgage loan by refinancing. With the recent changing interest rates, how do you… Read More The post Falling Rates this Fall appeared first on Ameris Bank.

Cheap Deals in September: What to Buy Now

September is the month to bid farewell to summer and say hello to back-to-school, football season, and the fall. It’s also the time to say… The post Cheap Deals in September: What to Buy Now appeared first on Ameris Bank.

8 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day

Labor Day – it’s an all-American holiday, typically marked by a day off from work, barbecues, picnics and relaxing with family and friends –… The post 8 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day appeared first on Ameris Bank.

New Look Coming Soon

Soon we will add a new chapter to Ameris Bank’s solid legacy. We are excited to announce our plans to update our brand, with a new look and feel… The post New Look Coming Soon appeared first on Ameris Bank.
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Ameris Bancorp Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ameris Bancorp founded?

    Ameris Bancorp was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Ameris Bancorp key executives?

    Ameris Bancorp's key executives are Nicole S. Stokes, Ross L. Creasy and James A. Lahaise.

  • How many employees does Ameris Bancorp have?

    Ameris Bancorp has 1,766 employees.

  • What is Ameris Bancorp revenue?

    Latest Ameris Bancorp annual revenue is $198.1 m.

  • What is Ameris Bancorp revenue per employee?

    Latest Ameris Bancorp revenue per employee is $112.2 k.

  • Who are Ameris Bancorp competitors?

    Competitors of Ameris Bancorp include Sterling Bancorp, West End Indiana Bancshares and Northfield Bancorp.

  • Where is Ameris Bancorp headquarters?

    Ameris Bancorp headquarters is located at 3490 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta.

  • Where are Ameris Bancorp offices?

    Ameris Bancorp has offices in Atlanta and Moultrie.

  • How many offices does Ameris Bancorp have?

    Ameris Bancorp has 3 offices.