VINELAND, N.J., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun National Bank has opened a new loan production office in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., to serve the commercial lending needs of customers in Greater Philadelphia. The new Pennsylvania office expands Sun's service area in the Delaware Valley and complements Sun's South Jersey commercial lending operation, based in Mount Laurel, N.J.
Leading the new office is James Higgins, a seasoned commercial lender in the Philadelphia area, who will manage and grow a portfolio of commercial loans for client companies in the region. Higgins has more than 25 years of experience in commercial lending in the region. Before joining Sun, he managed the Greater Philadelphia commercial lending team at Susquehanna Bank and in the past held leadership positions with other major banks in the region.
"Establishing a loan production office in suburban Philadelphia enables Sun to expand our reach and more efficiently serve the metropolitan area," said Thomas X. Geisel, President & CEO, Sun National Bank. "Our team's accessibility, service focus and responsiveness have already been well-received by our current customers here. We are confident in Jim's leadership and look forward to demonstrating to Pennsylvania customers why Sun is the bank of choice for customized lending solutions and personalized service."
Sun banking professionals combine the best of big-bank experience and knowledge with a personal approach that honors relationships. Sun National Bank is a preferred lender of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and a national preferred Small Business Association lender. The bank serves commercial customers in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware and all 21 counties in New Jersey.
Sun Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNBC) is a $3.11 billion asset bank holding company headquartered in Vineland, New Jersey, with its executive offices located in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. Its primary subsidiary is Sun National Bank, a full service Commercial Bank serving customers through 68 locations in New Jersey. Sun National Bank has been named one of Forbes Magazine's "Most Trustworthy Companies" for five years running. The Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and its deposits are insured up to the legal maximum by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). For more information about Sun National Bank and Sun Bancorp, Inc., visit www.sunnb.com.