Where the big banks say no, Justin Costello is saying ‘yes.’
Foreseeing “a multibillion-dollar industry here,” the head of Seattle-based GRN Funds says his firm has come to Florida to offer banking services to the state’s medical marijuana providers.
It already handles about $500 million in deposits for clients in the cannabis industry on the West Coast.
Costello, its chairman and CEO, was in Tallahassee last week to meet with state financial regulators “strictly as a courtesy.” (As a bank, his firm is federally chartered and not regulated by the state, he says.)
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