SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp

April 13, 2015 15:16 ET

Lisa Chalkan Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2015) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Lisa Chalkan to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer. 

Lisa brings a record of distinguished and exceptional leadership in all aspects of credit administration and underwriting and managing policies and procedures, in a dynamic environment, to Peapack-Gladstone Bank. She will direct the Bank's credit professionals and quality assurance teams to efficiently manage the high growth of the Bank's loan originations and implement a robust program to ensure continued high asset quality.

Ms. Chalkan brings 29 years of financial services experience, with a concentration in risk management, credit administration and underwriting. Most recently, at Capital One N.A., she served in key roles as Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial Credit Policy; Director of Loan Administration/Commercial Banking; and Manager of Middle Market Underwriting where she was responsible for defining the credit parameters and authorities for commercial business and the build-out of a centralized credit administration team. 

Prior to her tenure at Capital One, Lisa held key positions at Fleet Boston Financial/Bank of America, and HSBC Bank USA/HSBC Securities, Inc. as Vice President, Underwriting Manager, in Small Business Services and Risk Review Field Manager, respectively. 

A resident of Lincoln Park, New Jersey, Ms. Chalkan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Rutgers University. She is proficient in Spanish and earned a Certificate with Honors from the National Commercial Lending School. Lisa is a key contributor to the Board of Trustees of the Union County Economic Development Corporation, serving as Secretary of the Board, and past honoree as a Woman of Influence in Finance by the Women's Fund of New Jersey.

About Peapack-Gladstone Bank
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $2.70 billion as of December 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

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