Daily News: June 12, 2014

Sun National Bank Names New N.J. Lending Team

Sun National Bank has grown its commercial lending team to expand its focus in Central New Jersey. The bank has appointed Patrick Farrell senior vice president and regional manager to lead the new territory. Steven Forleiter has been named senior vice president and senior relationship manager, and Brian Schoener has been named vice president and relationship manager of this Central New Jersey commercial lending team.

Farrell has more than 25 years of experience in commercial and consumer banking. Before joining Sun, he held leadership roles at TD Bank, including national sales manager of the healthcare professionals group and regional vice president of commercial, small business and retail lending in Central New Jersey. Earlier in his career, he was a commercial lender at the former Summit Bank and CoreStates Bank.

Forleiter, who has more than 25 years in the commercial banking industry, is a former vice president and senior business development officer with Webster Business Credit. In the past, Forleiter served on commercial lending teams at TD Bank, PNC Bank and Trust Company Bank of New Jersey (North Fork Bank).

Schoener was a vice president and relationship manager in commercial lending at M&T Bank, with a territory of Central N.J., based out of Princeton, before joining Sun National Bank. He also spent 15 years at TD Bank /Commerce Bank.

“Pat, Steve and Brian all have a dedication to client service and a record of achievement in commercial lending, and we welcome them to the Sun team,” said Brad Fouss, executive vice president and director of wholesale banking, Sun National Bank. “We established this new team to capitalize on our success in this region and are eager to serve the wide range of commercial lending needs of companies in Central New Jersey. We look forward to enhancing the service we provide to existing customers here and to introducing new clients to Sun’s unique competitive advantage.”