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J. Kenneth Sykes

Senior Relationship Development Officer, North Raleigh

“My passion is helping people become homeowners. As a community bank, I believe North State plays a special role in supporting people through this process by providing educational tools and services that  enhance the homeownership experience.”     

Professional Affiliations

American Mortgage Conference, Chairman
2019 North Carolina eMortgage Closing Advisory Committee, Vice Chairman

Community Involvement

NC State Poole College of Management, Mentor
North Carolina Community College Buyer Education Initiative 2019


I served as president of North State Bank Mortgage for nine years before transitioning into this role where I can focus my time on deepening North State Bank’s community connections and educational programs. Prior to joining the Bank, I was president of Affiliated Mortgage from 1995-2010.


North Carolina State University


Enfield, North Carolina

 Outside the Office

I enjoy fishing, watching a good game (Go Pack!) and spending time with my grandchildren.