Daily News: July 7, 2014

Hudson Valley Holding Names Skorobohaty Chief Banking Officer

Hudson Valley Holding named Scott J. Skorobohaty to serve as EVP, chief banking officer of the commercial bank.

Before joining Hudson Valley, Skorobohaty served as a principal of The Vortex Group, a commercial real estate company specializing in tenant representation in Metro New York. In addition, Scott’s prior extensive banking experience included being an initial investor and EVP, head of Private Banking with BankUnited and various business development roles with Capital One and North Fork Bank where, in each institution, he led development of sales strategies and recruited business development teams resulting in significant growth of the bank’s balance sheet.

“Over his nearly 20 year career in banking and real estate, Scott has developed particular expertise in driving business development, creating and expanding product offerings, strengthening existing relationships and recruiting and managing teams of bankers,” stated President and CEO Stephen R. Brown. “This proficiency will make him a valuable addition to our bank’s executive management team as we continue to strengthen our sales efforts and position our company for future expansion and diversification in growing loans and deposits. We are excited to have Scott join our team. Scott will focus on growing our business across all product lines where he will work with our experienced bankers to maximize our growth potential and provide our customers with a premier client experience that is second to none.”