Metropolitan Bank, the holding company for Metropolitan Commercial Bank, appointed Anthony J. Fabiano chief financial officer. He will report to President and CEO Mark DeFazio and will be responsible for accounting, financial reporting, investor relations, tax and capital planning.

Fabiano brings more than 34 years of experience across a range of finance, accounting and management disciplines, primarily in the banking sector. He most recently served as president, chief operating officer and board member at Hudson City Bancorp. Prior to Hudson City, he was senior vice president, chief financial officer and corporate secretary at Sound Federal Bancorp and senior vice president and chief financial officer at MSB Bancorp.

“Tony is a highly accomplished executive with a broad base of proven skills across finance, strategy, operations, risk management and accounting, as well as decades of experience in the New York metropolitan region banking market,” DeFazio said. “We are excited that Tony is joining our team as we continue to drive growth, profitability and shareholder value.”

Founded in 1999 and headquartered in New York City, Metropolitan Commercial Bank provides a broad range of business, commercial and personal banking products and services to small and middle-market businesses, public entities and affluent individuals throughout the New York metropolitan area.