Gary Base, the CEO of Dallas-based ViewPoint Bank (formerly Community Credit Union), has announced he will retire at the end of 2011.

“In the 25 years I have led this institution, it has grown from a $120 million-asset credit union to a publicly traded bank with over $3 billion in managed assets,” Base said in a statement. “Additionally, the company recently reported the highest annual earnings in the institution’s 58-year history. We have achieved all this due largely to the support of our employees, customers and the board of directors, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank them.”

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