SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation

July 24, 2014 14:30 ET

Christopher L. Fittin Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2014) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Christopher L. Fittin as Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at the Bank's Princeton, NJ Private Banking office located at 300 Carnegie Center.

Mr. Fittin most recently held positions with US Trust/Bank of America and served as Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Advisor in the firm's Princeton market since 1997. He has held similar high profile positions at Nat West Bank, Smith Barney and A.G. Edwards over a 34-year career.

At Peapack-Gladstone Bank he will be responsible for active management and guidance of new and present clients, providing highly personalized investment, asset allocation and portfolio advice and guidance for high-net-worth, retirement, trust and institutional clients.

"Chris has demonstrated a long and successful tenure of providing excellent results and advice for clients. He has exceptional abilities as an investment manager and family advisor. We are proud to have such a highly skilled and experienced team member who will be integral to the growth of our wealth and investment business in the Princeton area," stated John P. Babcock, President of Private Wealth Management at Peapack-Gladstone Bank.

Mr. Fittin earned a BSBA and MBA from the Leon Hess Business School at Monmouth University and has studied at the Wharton School in their Executive Education School earning a Certificate in Pension Funds and Investment management. He resides in Bay Head and has two grown children.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.25 billion as of March 31, 2014. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealth management division, and its branch network and online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rosanne Schwab
    Peapack-Gladstone Bank
    Assistant Vice President
    Public Relations Coordinator
    500 Hills Drive, Suite 300
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    (908) 719-6543