Daily News: November 6, 2017

Fuoti Joins Sterling National Commercial Banking Team


Sterling National Bank hired Kurt Fuoti as managing director and senior vice president in its Paramus, NJ office. Fuoti will be a key member of the New Jersey commercial banking team, led by Robert Koar, senior vice president and senior managing director. Fuoti will be responsible for business development, establishing new client relationships and expanding existing business.

Fuoti was most recently senior vice president and senior lender at Fulton Bank of New Jersey, where he developed the Northern New Jersey middle market commercial and industrial lending group. Previously Fuoti served more than 15 years with TD/Commerce Bank, including a leadership role as senior vice president and team leader of the Central New Jersey middle market lending group.

“We are excited to welcome Kurt to join our growing New Jersey team,” said David S. Bagatelle, executive vice president and president of New York Metro Markets which includes the NJ commercial banking team. “He brings over three decades of experience in the market to Sterling, as well as deep expertise in the areas of lending and portfolio management for middle market clients. I look forward to working closely with Kurt as we continue to expand and grow our business across the market.”