Steven Goldberg has joined Sterling National Bank’s Public Finance team as managing director and vice president, covering the western portion of the U.S.

Goldberg will be based in Phoenix and report to Michael Horkey, senior managing director at Sterling.

He will be responsible for managing the team’s sales and service efforts to deepen existing relationships and grow new ones. He will also support underwriting, portfolio administration and cash management functions, as well as regulatory compliance.

Goldbertg was most recently the director of finance for Honeywell Global Finance, where he was responsible for managing teams to enhance product solutions, present financing options and increase sales. Prior to joining Honeywell, he held positions with Lease Advisory Group, E+ Group and Koch Financial.

“Steven is a great addition to our commercial banking team,” said David Bagatelle, EVP and president-New York Metro Market at Sterling. “He has a proven ability to deliver success for clients though management of large portfolios, delivering innovative financial solutions and driving new business. His addition further underscores our commitment to bringing the best commercial banking talent to our clients on a national level.”