Daily News: March 14, 2019

Siena Lending Group Hires Singer as SVP/Relationship Manager


Renee Singer joined Siena Lending Group as senior vice president, relationship manager. With over 30 years of experience in asset-based lending, she will add talent and credit expertise supporting the portfolio management team at Siena.

Singer spent the past twenty years at CIT, most recently as managing director and portfolio manager for their Capital Equipment Finance Group. Prior to that, she held various leadership roles within CIT’s Commercial and Industrial Group, including portfolio manager for ABL and Retail, and team leader and account officer within CIT Business Credit.

Before joining CIT, Singer was a field examiner and account officer at Sterling National Bank and Finova. She began her career as a field examiner for the asset-based lending division of Chase Manhattan Bank.

“I am delighted to be joining the experienced ABL team at Siena Lending, and look forward to supporting the group in executing its business plan,” said Singer.

Steve Sanicola, director of risk and management of Siena, said, “We are thrilled that Renee has joined the Siena Team. Her wealth of experience in asset-based lending will enable her to mentor junior risk members in the organization while adding additional bench strength to our risk management professionals.”