Abramson Added as Residential Loan Officer

Columbia State Bank Welcomes Gary Abramson
as Residential Lending Officer

Columbia State Bank announces Gary Abramson as residential loan officer of Portland’s Gateway branch.  In his new position, Gary will be working as a trusted advisor to all bank customers seeking mortgage loan information in the Western Oregon and Southwest Washington regions.

“Gary has created a reputation for himself in the banking community through his integrity and commitment to his clients,” said Barbara Kaye, SVP and Regional Manager. “His knowledge and passion for providing outstanding customer service make him an exceptional addition to the team.”

With 11 years of banking experience, Gary has a strong background in lending. He enjoys working with first time home buyers by educating and involving them through the entire home loan process.  Gary previously managed the mortgage department at Town Center Bank.

Gary has been involved with the Chamber and Rotary International and currently volunteers as a youth sports coach.  He proudly led his girls fast pitch softball team to the Oregon State Championships 12U-B in 2011.