MINNEAPOLIS – June 16, 2014 – James Vitt has been promoted to senior vice president, market manager with the Associated Bank Commercial Real Estate team where he is responsible for leading a team of lending professionals in serving the needs of real estate companies, developers and builders throughout the Twin Cities metro area.

An experienced leader in financial services, Vitt formerly held the position of vice president, relationship manager with the Commercial Real Estate team. Vitt brings 20 years of commercial real estate finance experience to this new role.

A graduate of the University of Saint Thomas, Vitt earned an undergraduate degree in economics. He serves as a member of the Minnesota Shopping Center Association, International Council of Shopping Centers, and NAIOP.

Vitt’s office is located at 45 S. 7th St.