Todd M. Poland joined Peapack-Gladstone Bank as executive vice president, general counsel, based out of the company’s Bedminster, NJ headquarters.

Poland will be responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the company in addition to providing advice to the executive management team on all matters of law and policy.

“Todd brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this role which will serve the bank well as we continue our ongoing initiative in expanding our reach. His expansive experience will be a valuable asset to our company,” said Doug Kennedy, president and CEO of Peapack.

Poland has extensive experience in bank and thrift regulatory and transactional matters, representation of parties to private equity transactions, general representation of banks, public and privately held companies, and public and private offerings of securities.

Poland previously served as a partner at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, with a concentration in banking, corporation and securities law.