SOURCE: Customers Bank

Customers Bancorp, Inc.

April 13, 2016 14:00 ET

Customers Bank Adds Robert J. Fine to New York Metro Private and Commercial Banking Division

WYOMISSING, PA--(Marketwired - April 13, 2016) - Customers Bank, a community-based, full-service bank that is a subsidiary of Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI), has named Robert J. Fine as senior vice president and banking group head to its New York Metro Private and Commercial Banking Division.

Fine and his team will lead a New York Metro Commercial Banking Division, with a specific focus on banking and lending to medium-sized businesses with multi-million dollar revenues.

Fine has lived and worked in the New York market for his entire life and in the banking industry for nearly 40 years. Fine previously served as group director and senior vice president at Signature Bank, where he successfully co-led a team that managed loan and deposit portfolios for commercial clients and helped build clients' deposits to more than $1 billion. Prior to his role at Signature Bank, Fine served as vice president and senior relationship manager at HSBC Bank, where he managed and grew portfolios of commercial clients with revenues ranging from $3 million to $100 million, consistently performing in the top tier of relationship managers for asset growth, deposit growth and cash/treasury management services.

"Customers Bank is focused on providing the services businesses need in the New York Metro. Robert has a wealth of experience in developing businesses, managing portfolios and building longstanding relationships in this market," said George Maroulis, Executive Vice President and Head of Customer Bank Private and Commercial Banking in New York Metro.

Fine will be based out of Customers Bank's New York Metro Private and Commercial Banking Division office on Park Avenue in New York City.

About Customers Bancorp, Inc. and Customers Bank

Customers Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company in Wyomissing, Pa., engaged in banking and related businesses through its subsidiary, Customers Bank. Customers Bank is a community-based, full-service bank with assets of $8.4 billion that was named one of Forbes magazine's 2016 100 Best Banks in America (there are over 6,200 banks in the United States). A member of the Federal Reserve System and with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Customers Bank is an equal opportunity lender that provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families through offices in Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New Jersey. Committed to fostering customer loyalty, Customers Bank uses a High Tech/High Touch strategy that includes use of industry-leading technology to provide customers better access to their money, as well as Concierge Banking® by appointment at customers' homes or offices 12 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers Bank offers a continually expanding portfolio of loans to small businesses, multi-family projects, mortgage companies and consumers.

Customers Bancorp, Inc.'s voting common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CUBI. Additional information about Customers Bancorp, Inc. can be found on the company's website, www.customersbank.com.

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