SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp

January 12, 2016 13:56 ET

Michael F. Barbera Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2016) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Michael F. Barbera as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Private Banking specializing in commercial real estate. Michael is now a part of the bank's multifamily lending team serving both the New York and New Jersey marketplace. 

Mr. Barbera joins the bank after a distinguished 30-year career in the banking industry where he most recently served as senior vice president, commercial real estate at Capital One Bank in Melville, New York responsible for relationship management, growth and retention of a $1.6 billion deposit portfolio representing approximately 600 clients in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to that, he held equally impressive positions in New York City at Commercial Bank of New York, First Mechanics Finance Company and The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A. where he was instrumental in the growth of commercial client portfolios and deposit base. 

A resident of Mahopac, New York, Mr. Barbera holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University and Masters of Science in Banking from Mercy College.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $3.27 billion as of September 30, 2015. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, real estate professionals, 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 and commercial private banking divisions, 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 Manager
    500 Hills Drive, Suite 300
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    (908) 719-6543