Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), announced today that Ed Blaskey has joined the bank as Executive Vice President and Market President for Long Island. Blaskey, who will be based in Sterling’s Melville office and will report to Jack Kopnisky, Sterling’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will apply his deep market expertise to help expand Sterling’s footprint across the Long Island market.
“As we have continued to grow, Long Island has emerged as a key focus area for us,” said Kopnisky. “We are thrilled to welcome someone with Ed’s pedigree, market knowledge and deep Long Island roots to lead our efforts in the region. He has extensive background in commercial lending and business banking, an understanding of the specific needs of Long Island clients, and proven leadership abilities.”
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