Avinash Reddy has joined Dime Community Bank as senior vice president of corporate development and treasurer.

Reddy joins Dime from Macquarie Capital, where he was senior vice president in the investment banking/financial institutions group. Prior to Macquarie, Reddy held positions in investment banking at Evercore Partners and Lehman Brothers.

“I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Avi to this new strategic role. Avi’s financial and investment banking experience will serve as a great compliment to Dime’s organic growth objectives,” Dime President and CEO Kenneth Mahon said.

Working across all business lines, Avi will be charged with identifying, evaluating and executing on strategic business opportunities.