Sanibel Captiva Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Hartman to director of residential lending. Located in the bank’s Bridge Branch, at 9311 College Parkway, Fort Myers, he is responsible for the management and oversight of the origination, processing and closing of all residential mortgages, including those sold on the secondary market and portfolio loans.

“I am delighted to announce the promotion of Mike Hartman to the position of director of residential lending,” said Kyle DeCicco, president and CEO of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “He has consistently demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence, exceptional leadership skills and an acute understanding of the residential lending landscape. I have every confidence that Mike will continue to excel in this new role and drive our residential lending division to even greater success.”

Hartman joined the bank in 2015 as a residential loan officer working with both conventional and portfolio lending. He specializes in construction lending, as well as primary, secondary and investment properties. He has decades of experience in construction, real estate development and running his family-owned business in Boston.

In 2022, he was promoted to vice president and less than a year later, was promoted to senior vice president and senior loan officer. In 2023, he was named mortgage originator of the year for an outside title agency at the Lee Building Industry Association’s Annual Industry Awards.

Founded in 2003, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has seven locations open throughout Lee County. On Sanibel, the Periwinkle Branch, located at 1019 Periwinkle Way, sustained considerable storm damage and is projected to reopen in early 2024. In Fort Myers, at the bank’s McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Blvd., staff is operating out of a temporary mobile banking unit due to major flood damage to the existing building.

The bank is nationally ranked in the top 2% best-performing community banks by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,400 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with more than $729 million in total assets, and generates one of the highest returns on equity of all Florida banks. The bank employs more than 110 employees, and more than 60% are current shareholders.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, instant issue debit cards and a full array of digital banking products and services, including mobile banking apps, CardHub, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit