James D Recer
Managing Director, Regional & Specialty Banking


Jim Recer is Managing Director, Specialty & Regional Banking at Texas Capital Bank, focusing on the Dallas region in addition to Private Wealth and Energy and the bank’s businesses in Syndicated Finance, Lender Finance, Leasing and Financial Institutions.

A veteran of Texas banking, Recer joined Texas Capital Bank from BBVA Compass, where he spent 13 years, most recently leading U.S. coverage for the Corporate & Investment Banking group. As Senior Managing Director and Senior Executive Vice President, Recer led a team that provided banking and investment services to U.S. clients with revenues of more than $3 billion.

While at BBVA Compass, Recer also served as Director of Asset Recovery Management & Solutions as a direct report to the CEO and Chief Risk Officer, transforming the bank’s commercial loan workout function to a separate line of business to meet the demands of the credit crisis.  He also was South Texas Region Executive and served as Houston Market President, leading the Corporate Banking group in the Houston area.

Earlier in his career, Recer served as an executive for Bank of America’s Financial Strategies Group, which provided traditional banking and investment banking services to California companies with revenues in excess of $100 million.

Recer has served as an Executive Board Member of the Boy Scouts of America, Sam Houston Area Council, and Chairman of the Friends of Scouting Campaign. He has also been active with the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas, where he served on several committees and was an Adult Bible Fellowship Leader.            

Recer earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.