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George R. Sutton


Phone: 801-534-7217
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PRACTICE FOCUS:

Financial Services and Regulatory Compliance

CAREER:

Mr. Sutton served as the Utah Commissioner of Financial Institutions from 1987 to 1993, where he was responsible for regulating all state chartered depository institutions and all consumer financial services providers in Utah. He helped draft the Utah Consumer Credit Code, the Utah Mortgage Originators and Servicers Act, laws regulating escrow agents, and three bills amending the Utah Financial Institutions Act.

He served as president and CEO of two industrial banks and helped organize several others.

EDUCATION:

University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D., 1977

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Utah State Bar

Utah Commissioner of Financial Institutions, Member, 1987-1992

Utah Housing Finance Agency, Board of Directors, 1987-1992

Utah Real Estate Appraisers Board, 1990-1992

Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Utah Symphony

Utah Association of Financial Services

GMAC Capital Corporation

WebBank

Community Nursing Services

PERSONAL:

Born, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1947

NEWS ITEMS/PUBLICATIONS:

Contributing Author, Utah Consumer Credit Code, Utah Mortgage Lending and Serving Act

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Industry Awards

SuttonAV

Sutton Best

Best Lawyers in America, “Banking Lawyer of the Year,” 2009

Best Lawyers in America, "Salt Lake City Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year," 2012

Best Lawyers in America, Banking Law, 1995-2012

Utah Business Magazine, Legal Elite, 2004-2011, 2013

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1977, Utah