Sterling National Bank (NYSE:STL) today announced that Bob Bernard has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director. Bernard will be based at Sterling’s Melville office and report to Ed Blaskey, Executive Vice President and Long Island Market President.
With extensive experience in commercial real estate finance, Bernard will focus on growing Sterling’s commercial lending activities on Long Island. His focus will include generating increased business by building new client relationships, through client relationship management, and client advisory. Sterling will continue to expand its reach in the region, delivering quality services to middle market commercial clients in variety of industry sectors.
Bernard was most recently Senior Vice President and Long Island Regional Manager for People’s United Bank, where he oversaw a team of relationship managers and credit analysts who delivered loans, deposits, and treasury products. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Lending for Capital One Bank, where he developed relationships with key Long Island commercial real estate clients. Throughout his career Bernard worked with a number of other leading banking organizations, focusing on commercial lending and real estate finance.
Read the full press release to learn more about Bob Bernard and Sterling National Bank.