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John K. Delaney, chief executive of CapitalSource, in his Chevy Chase office. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)

Public companies and financial services

CapitalSource

The finance firm spent much of 2011continuing its transition from a speciality finance firm to a traditional bank. Co-chief executive Steven A. Museles and Chief Financial Officer Donald Cole stepped down as more responsibility shifted to CapitalSource Bank, which was formed from a California thrift the company acquired in 2008. The bank became the sole vehicle for the parent company's loan originations this year, though the firm delayed its application to become a bank holding company in the wake of a stock buyback initiative.

Trivia

Founder John K. Delaney announced in November 2011 that is is exploring a congressional bid against Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.).

5404 Wisconsin Ave.

Chevy Chase Md., 20815

301-841-2700

www.capitalsource.com

Founded: 2000

Executive Chairman: John K. Delaney

Revenue: $452,960

Assets: $9,445,410

Employees (local): 568 (220)

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