BNP Paribas Securities Corp., a business unit of Europe’s leading bank BNP Paribas, opened in December 2023 its new Miami location with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
José Placido, Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas USA and CIB Americas, said: “The Miami office opening expands our business in the US, notably our global markets business, and supports our global growth ambitions. Adding Miami as a key location for our corporate and institutional banking business will be an important part in serving our many clients in Southern Florida.”
Matt O’Connor, Head of the BNP Paribas Miami office, said: “I want to thank everyone who’s helped BNP Paribas make this happen, including elected officials, trade groups, architects, BNP Paribas staff, and many others. We look forward to this new beginning, with a sustainably designed office and also developing a bigger partnership with the vibrant greater Miami community.”
BNP Paribas has committed to invest into its Miami office project, creating up to 50 new, full-time, highly-specialized professional jobs in South Florida in 2024, and is located at 801 Brickell Avenue in Miami’s financial hub. BNP Paribas other US offices are in New York City, NY, Jersey City, NJ, and Chesterbrook, PA.
Raphaël Trapp, Consul General of France in Miami, quoted: “The BNP Paribas office in Miami is excellent news for the economic ties between France and Florida. It is, above all, a good indicator of the dynamism that characterizes business in South Florida. It consolidates also the position of France which is, currently, in the top 4 of foreign employers in Florida with more than 400 companies and 32, 700 jobs created by French companies.”
Annabelle Ballot-Pottier, Executive Director of the French-American Chamber of Commerce Florida, said: “The French-American Chamber of Commerce Florida is proud to celebrate the opening of BNP Paribas’ office in Miami, a significant symbol of economic recovery and the major role played by Florida in transatlantic exchanges. The entire team at FACC Florida is excited to see the French business community continue to grow.”
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