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Sterling National Bank Expands Specialty Finance Team with Key Hires

October 4, 2018

Sterling National Bank (NYSE: STL) today announced four key additions to its Specialty Finance team.

Sharon Bender and Dennis Phelps join as Senior Vice Presidents and Managing Directors of Asset Based Lending. Both will leverage more than two decades of experience leading asset-based lending groups to help Sterling clients access funding for working capital, equipment finance and capital expenditures. Bender will focus on building relationships within the Northeast market and Phelps the Southeast.

Stephanie Lynn Szymanski joins as Vice President and Managing Director of Warehouse Lending. Szymanski will be responsible for developing new warehouse lending relationships nationally. She brings a proven history of managing and growing portfolios specific to the mortgage industry.

Joining as Managing Director of Capital Markets, Andrew Shuster will manage the team’s growth and profitability with a focus on business development. Having served the New York market for over 30 years, Shuster will provide practical strategies Sterling clients need to address complex financing challenges.

Read the full press release to learn more.