Jules Deas Hired to Lead Charleston-Area Mortgage Team at SouthState
Deas will serve customers in need of a residential mortgage while also overseeing the Charleston loan officer team.
“Jules is highly regarded in the mortgage industry and held in equally high regard by his clients,” says Tom Ledbetter, president of Mortgage and Wealth. “We are pleased to have Jules’ talent and leadership as part of our team.”
A graduate of Furman University, Deas began his career in banking in Charleston in 2007 with Truist, formerly SunTrust, where he served as a personal banker and assistant branch manager. In 2010, he moved into the role of mortgage loan officer with the company where he was a perennial top performer.
Aiming to provide outstanding service and personalized solutions to all borrowers, Deas brings 11 years of mortgage expertise to SouthState. Licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Alabama, he will create a client-focused lending experience for customers across the Southeast.
SouthState Corporation (NASDAQ: SSB) is a financial services company headquartered in Winter Haven, Florida. South State Bank, N.A., the company’s nationally chartered bank subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage and wealth management solutions to more than one million customers throughout Florida, Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia. The bank also serves clients coast to coast through its correspondent banking division. Additional information is available at SouthStateBank.com.