Sunday announcements, business, July 13

Rasmus joins Fifth Third Bank real estate team

TOLEDO – Markus Rasmus has been named Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager at Fifth Third Bank (Northwestern Ohio), according to David Folkwein, executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking for the Northwestern Ohio affiliate.

In this position, Rasmus is responsible for developing new and maintaining existing relationships with commercial real estate developers and investors.

“We are pleased to have Markus on our Commercial real estate team. His industry knowledge and experience will allow him to partner with local and regional real estate developers to provide flexible, comprehensive financing options,” Folkwein said.

Rasmus most recently served as a business banking relationship manager with Fifth Third. Prior to that, he was a commercial real estate officer for Fifth Third and a commercial investment property broker for CB Richard Ellis. Rasmus is a graduate of The Ohio State University, received his masters of business administration from the University of Toledo and has received the Certified Commercial Investment Member Designation.

Fifth Third Bank – Northwestern Ohio is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bancorp. Fifth Third locations include the greater Toledo area and suburbs and Bowling Green, Bryan, Defiance, Findlay, Fostoria, Fremont, Gibsonburg, Sandusky, Swanton, Tiffin, Waterville and Wauseon and Lambertville and Monroe in Michigan.