WYOMISSING, Pa., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers Bank announced today that Sal Cortorillo has joined the Retail Banking Team. Cortorillo will serve as Senior Vice President and Regional Executive for the New York metropolitan markets (New York, Connecticut and New Jersey). Sal will be working from our Port Chester, New York Office.
Cortorillo, of Franklin Lakes, NJ has more than 28 years of commercial banking experience in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan markets. Before coming to Customers Bank, Sal was Director for Lake Street Capital Group. His responsibilities included originating and closing commercial loans. Before moving to Lake Street Group, Cortorillo was Senior Vice President and Senior Lending Officer for Hudson Valley Bank, NA where he concentrated on middle market banking customers; primarily commercial loans and related banking services.
Cortorillo will focus his energies on expanding the Customers Bank franchise in the New York metropolitan markets by developing and maintaining key business relationships. Customers Bank provides a full range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families.
"Our name reflects our passion to place the needs of our customers at the forefront of all that we do. Our customers experience an entirely new way of banking, which features 'high tech' and 'high touch' customized service," said Dick Ehst, President and Chief Operating Officer. "Sal has years of experience in developing new relationships and deepening the existing ones."
Cortorillo graduated from William Patterson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. Sal obtained his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a member of the New York Bankers Association (NYBA), Westchester County Bankers Association (WCBA), NJ League of Community Bankers, and other professional organizations.
About Customers Bank
Customers Bank (the "Bank") is a state-chartered, full-service bank headquartered in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. The Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve System and is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). With assets of more than $1. billion, the Bank provides a full range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, individuals and families through branch locations in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. The Bank is focused on serving its targeted markets with a growth strategy that includes strategically placed branches throughout its market area and continually expanding its portfolio of loans to small businesses and consumers.
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