SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC), the holding company for Investors Bank, today announced that Sean Burke will join Investors Bancorp, Inc. and Investors Bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective January 26, 2015. Mr. Burke has worked in investment banking since 2000, most recently as Managing Director and Head of U.S. Depository Institutions for RBC Capital Markets in New York. Mr. Burke has over 17 years of experience working with financial institutions. As part of the expansion of Investors Bancorp's finance and accounting group, Tom Splaine will become Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis and Investor Relations.
"Sean has been advising Investors on a variety of matters for over a decade, including our mutual conversion, capital structure, and corporate and acquisition strategies. In this role, he worked closely with and impressed Investors' senior management team," said Kevin Cummings, CEO, Investors Bancorp. "In addition, he brings a deep background in finance and accounting, critical to his role as CFO. We are pleased that Tom Splaine will remain a key member of our team as Senior Vice President, focusing on building and expanding our Financial Planning and Analysis, Budget and Investor Relations functions."
Mr. Burke earned bachelor's degrees in accounting and computer science from the University of Notre Dame and earned an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Prior to Northwestern, Mr. Burke spent three years with Ernst & Young in their financial services audit practice.
About the Company
Investors Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for Investors Bank. As of September 30, 2014, the Company reported assets of $17.83 billion and operates from its corporate headquarters in Short Hills, New Jersey, and had 131 offices located throughout New Jersey and New York.
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