About J. Benjamin Black
J. Benjamin Black brings a wealth of banking experience to the South State Mortgage team. Prior to joining South State Bank, Ben spent 30 years in banking as a branch manager, business banker, private banker and mortgage loan officer. He was a top producing loan officer, achieving Platinum Club status as one of the top 5% of lenders in the country. His expertise includes professional and physician loans, lot and construction loans, vacation homes, jumbo lending, and self-employed borrowers, making him an asset for any customer.
Ben is a graduate of Leadership Charleston, sponsored by Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, and is an active member of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, having served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He has also participated in the I-Beam lunchtime literacy program with Charleston County School District.
A 1988 graduate of The Citadel, Ben is based in Mount Pleasant, SC and enjoys golf, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two children on the Carolina coast.
Contact Ben today and let his expertise work for you.