Get the latest news and trends on Long Island companies and the people behind them.
Kanas' BankUnited plans Melville branch
BankUnited, the Florida-based company headed by veteran Long Island banker John Kanas, is preparing to open its first branch on Long Island in a few weeks, in Melville.
The Melville branch will be at 445 Broadhollow Rd., Suite 140. The company said it also plans three branches in Manhattan to open about the same time.
Kanas was chief of North Fork Bank, a Long Island lender, from 1977...