SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation

August 26, 2014 10:00 ET

John Creamer Is Promoted to Senior Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 26, 2014) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the promotion of John Creamer to Senior Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer. In his current role, Mr. Creamer leads a team of nine portfolio managers that collectively manage approximately $2.5 billion in assets. He is directly responsible for $240 million in client assets and chairs the Bank's Investment Strategy Committee. 

Prior to joining the Bank in 2004, Mr. Creamer spent 20 years in the investment community as a portfolio manager and equity analyst with an emphasis on working with high-net-worth individuals and institutional clients. He began his career in 1988 performing equity research and analysis for Jamison, Eaton and Wood, a registered investment advisor based in Chatham, New Jersey. In 1993, he moved into portfolio management at the firm. In 1998, John joined U.S. Trust in New Jersey as a vice president and portfolio manager and began working more closely with trust, advisory and investment management accounts. He later served in a similar capability at Wilmington Trust in Morristown, New Jersey.

Mr. Creamer earned an MBA with a dual concentration in Finance and Quantitative Business Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Degree from Villanova University. John is a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) and resides in Long Valley, New Jersey, where he remains actively involved with a number of community and church-based groups.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.40 billion as of June 30, 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

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    Rosanne Schwab
    Peapack-Gladstone Bank
    Assistant Vice President, Public Relations Coordinator
    500 Hills Drive, Suite 300
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    rschwab@pgbank.com
    (908) 719-6543