Signature Bank added three private client banking teams to its Manhattan and Long Island offices.

Lisa Vazquez-Kailey and Noel Vazquez were both named group directors and senior vice presidents, as part of a three-person private client banking team, based at the bank’s private client banking office in its headquarters in midtown Manhattan. The team previously worked together for seven years at Citibank.

Vazquez-Kailey brings more than 25 years of banking-related expertise to her new role. She was a vice president, Citigold private client relationship manager supporting multiple branches. Previously, she was a vice president, private banker at Wells Fargo Bank in New York, with a similar emphasis on the high-net-worth clients and business owners.

Vazquez, with 24 years of banking and investment experience, spent the past six as vice president, Citigold private client relationship manager in Stamford, CT. Prior to joining Citibank, he was vice president, private banker at JP Morgan Wealth Management and vice president, relationship manager at Wells Fargo.

Also joining the team is Milagros Rodriguez who was named senior client associate. Rodriguez spent her entire 19-year banking career at Citibank. Most recently, she was an account specialist supporting 40 Citigold private client relationship managers across the nation, including Vazquez-Kailey and Vazquez.

Jay Young and Ling Li, both named group director and senior vice president, are part of a three-person team from the bank’s private client banking office. The two have known each other for nearly 10 years while working at the same banks throughout their careers.

Young, with 15 years of banking experience, was a vice president and senior mid-corporate relationship manager at HSBC, focused on attracting new commercial clients and earlier spent five years at Capital One Bank as a senior business banking manager, managing a portfolio of commercial clients. He also held this role prior at JPMorgan Chase with similar responsibilities in that sector.

Most recently, Li, with more than a decade of business banking experience, served as vice president and senior business banker at Capital One Bank in Midtown Manhattan for more than five years, where she specialized in managing commercial clients in the real estate management, legal, medical, non-profits, ecommerce and retail sectors. She also was a vice president and senior business relationship manager at HSBC, managing top-tier business relationships and assistant vice president and business banker at JPMorgan Chase.

Joining Young and Li’s team is Janet Bal as senior client associate, from HSBC where she was a relationship associate supporting a team of five relationship managers. With 25 years in banking, Bal began her career at Republic National Bank, which later was acquired by HSBC, where she worked with Young.

Another team was named to the Woodmere, NY private client banking office, headed by Naor Boxer, group director and senior vice president, and Lisa Murphy and Michael Weinberg, both group directors and vice presidents. The team worked together for the past five years at Citibank.

Boxer, having spent a decade in banking, was most recently a Citigold relationship manager.

Murphy spent nearly eight years at Citibank as Citigold relationship manager. mainly concentrating on catering to high-net worth clients. With 11 years in banking, she previously was a financial specialist at Wells Fargo.

Weinberg brings 19 years of financial services-related expertise to the Bank. Previously he was a Citigold relationship manager for six years, during which time he managed a book of high-net-worth and business clients. Prior to Citibank, he was a financial advisor and private banker at UBS USA and vice president and senior premier relationship Manager at HSBC. His earlier experience spans financial advisor roles at Fidelity Investments and Morgan Stanley.

“The appointment of these three veteran banking teams clearly demonstrates our ability to attract talented banking professionals who prefer Signature Bank’s distinctive single-point-of-contact model. This approach affords them the opportunity to cater to their clients effectively,” noted Joseph J. DePaolo, president and chief executive officer at Signature Bank.

Signature Bank is a New York-based full-service commercial bank.