Blue Hills Bank hired Rod Landis as vice president of Commercial Lending.

Landis was previously vice president of First Niagara’s Commercial Finance division. With a career of more than 20 years in financial services, Landis has experience within commercial banking and investment management. Prior to his work at First Niagara, Lanids worked at CypressTree Investment Management as a CLO manager and at RBS Citizens as a loan officer.

“Rod has extensive experience in many areas of commercial banking,” said EVP of Commercial Banking Thomas E. O’Leary. “That experience and his skill-set within the investment management industry, make him a very strong addition to our team.”

Blue Hills Bank is a full service community bank headquartered in Hyde Park, MA.