MANHATTAN, N.Y., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Commercial Bank® recently announced the appointment of David J. Gold, Esq. to its Board of Directors. Mr. Gold, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) trained in both finance and law, brings more than 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor to CEOs and CFOs of privately and publicly held small- and mid-cap companies across a broad range of industries. Mr. Gold's presence on the Board will help further position Metropolitan Commercial Bank as a client-focused bank that offers the personalized service of a community bank with the technological innovation, resources and services of its larger rivals.
"We are honored to have David join our Board of Directors," said Mark DeFazio, President and CEO of Metropolitan Commercial Bank. "As we continue to expand our services and presence in the greater New York metropolitan region, David's experience as a CFA, attorney and top-ranked equity analyst will be an invaluable asset to the Bank and our clients."
Mr. Gold is a senior equity analyst at Sidoti & Company, LLC, one of the largest small-cap equity research boutiques in the industry. His research focuses on real estate, services and consulting, as well as specialty finance companies and industrials/business service companies with market caps ranging from $200 million to $6 billion.
Earlier in his career, David Gold helped found and manage a real estate partnership focused on the purchase, rehabilitation and sale of distressed real estate. Mr. Gold earned a B.S. from New York University Stern School of Business and a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School Of Law. Mr. Gold is a member of numerous charitable boards. Consistently recognized for his philanthropic efforts, Mr. Gold has received community service accolades from the New York City Police Department, the Fire Department of New York and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
"I look forward to working with Metropolitan Commercial Bank in building mutually beneficial partnerships that provide a unique banking experience for our clients," said David Gold. "Developing advantageous relationships has been an integral component of my own background. I look forward to drawing upon that as a Board member and helping contribute to the Bank's on-going success."
For more information about Metropolitan Commercial Bank, visit the company's website: http://www.metropolitanbankny.com/
About Metropolitan Commercial Bank
Metropolitan Commercial Bank, The Entrepreneurial Bank, is headquartered in New York City and operates full-service banking centers in Manhattan; Boro Park, Brooklyn; and Great Neck, Long Island. We are a community-focused bank that provides a broad range of business, commercial and personal banking products and services to small businesses, middle-market enterprises, public entities and affluent individuals. In addition to our tradition of relationship-driven, one-on-one personalized service, Metropolitan Commercial Bank offers multiple convenience delivery channels, including online banking, flexible mobile banking apps and no-fee access to over 1 million ATMs worldwide for our clients. Metropolitan Commercial Bank is also an active issuer of prepaid debit cards for an increasing number of third-party prepaid debit card programs.
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