Daily News: August 26, 2014

Peapack-Gladstone Names Commercial Lending Senior MD

Peapack-Gladstone Financial and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announced the appointment of Frank S. Bridges as senior managing director, Commercial Lending. Bridges is now part of the bank’s commercial lending team responsible for new business development and management of the commercial loan portfolio.

Bridges has a diverse background with excellent management, product knowledge and credit structuring skills bringing to the Bank over 35 years of financial services experience in commercial lending and wealth management in the tri-state marketplace.

Throughout his career, Bridges has held senior level positions, most recently serving as senior vice president, Commercial Banking – Tri State region at KeyBank. Prior to that, Frank held key roles as senior sales director in Private Wealth Management at the Bank of New York Mellon, and as senior vice president and group head of New Jersey Regional Commercial Banking at The Bank of New York. There he opened the bank’s first New Jersey Loan production office focusing on diversified middle market businesses. Bridges’ long and distinguished career also included positions at Midlantic National Bank and Citicorp/Citibank.