Philip Falivene joined Webster Bank’s Commercial Lending team as senior vice president, senior relationship manager.

He will be based in the company’s metro New York City commercial lending division, where he will be responsible for developing and managing middle-market corporate banking relationships.

Falivene joins Webster from The Bank of New York Mellon, where he spent more than two decades developing a broad background in originating and executing leveraged and non-leveraged commercial loans for a diverse group of corporations, governments, and non-profits.

He has held key roles in syndications, capital markets, relationship management, and risk management and formerly led the bank’s Public and Not-for-Profit Global Client Management Division and the Sponsor Leveraged Finance Group.

Falivene began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank and received his credit training at Chemical Bank, where he worked in middle-market banking. He also served as a managing director in Sponsor Finance for Orix USA.