Republic named Bank of the Year by

Republic Bank's Business Development Officer, Arlene Lee Kong-Garcia
Republic Bank's Business Development Officer, Arlene Lee Kong-Garcia

Republic Bank Limited (RBL) has been named Bank of the Year 2017 by leading Real Estate Company,

The announcement was made recently at the third annual Trinidad Realtor Real Estate Award, where 280 real estate agents voted for RBL in the categories of Best Service, Most Professional and Best Offer/Package for Mortgages. is highly rated for properties for sale and rent in TT and has the largest online property database in the country.

Trinidad Realtor CEO Shane Correia said the Bank of the Year award is given to an organisation for their dedication and commitment towards helping their customers achieve their greatest financial objectives. The winner would have supported many of the real estate companies, making it easier and faster for their clients to gain access for loans and home mortgages would have remained honourable in all of their dealings.

RBL’s success was doubled with the announcement that its Business Development Officer Arlene Lee Kong-Garcia had been named 2017 Loan Officer of The Year. This award recognises the individual who has evaluated and recommended approval for mortgages and is dedicated and committed to gaining their customers’ trust and loyalty.

RBL Group’s Marketing and Communications General Manager, Michelle Palmer-Keizer, said it was a definite honour to be recognised in this way by “our esteemed partners in the Real Estate field.”

“This award is a symbol of our ongoing commitment to professionalism and customer satisfaction – our main focus and our highest priority. Facilitating home ownership for our customers – getting them into their homes as easily and as quickly as possible – is a firm commitment that we have made and one that we have been happy to continuously fulfil.”

Palmer-Keizer also commended Lee Kong-Garcia, describing her as a Mortgages Maven.

“Our Arlene practices service excellence every step of the way. She is a force to be reckoned with and we are honoured to have such a passionate individual on our team,” Palmer-Keizer said.


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