SOURCE: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp

June 02, 2015 14:57 ET

Philip J. Bowers, IV Joins Peapack-Gladstone Bank

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2015) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Philip J. Bowers, IV to the position of Senior Managing Director, Commercial Private Banker.

Headquartered in Peapack-Gladstone Bank's Teaneck private banking location, Mr. Bowers is responsible for growing the Bank's commercial lending business, expanding regional influence and building upon the bank's success of the past two years.

Mr. Bowers is a 25-year veteran banker that began his career at The Bank of New York where he initiated and successfully executed highly effective sales strategies tailored for the Manhattan/ Brooklyn Divisions. His successful career continued as a top performer at JPMorgan Chase in Brooklyn and Manhattan. During his tenure, Mr. Bowers reshaped and significantly grew the district through the introduction and execution of sales strategies along with coaching and growth of relationship sales teams. As Senior Relationship Manager, he built one of the most revered portfolios of relationship management clients in the country, doubling portfolio profitability. Most recently at JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Bowers held the role of area manager where he built, proactively coached and successfully led an admired team of top managers to grow a large client portfolio while providing clients with the best overall financial solutions.

Mr. Bowers earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Economics and Sociology from the University of New Hampshire and attended the American Institute of Foreign Studies, Richmond College in London, England. Additional training included CBA's Graduate School of Retail Bank Management and coursework in Stroble Financial Statement and Risk Analysis. His community involvement includes president of the Blue Devils Hockey Organization, member and former president of The Buckley School Fathers' Committee and member of The Westminster School Executive Alumni Committee. A resident of New York, NY, he is also a member of the St. Jean Baptiste Church Finance Council, coach for Yorkville Baseball and volunteer for numerous local charities.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total asset of $2.88 billion as of March 31, 2015. 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
    500 Hills Drive, Suite 300
    Bedminster, NJ 07921
    rschwab@pgbank.com
    (908) 719-6543