Tag Archives: Sterling National Bank

Forging Strong Growth — Sterling Merges with Provident to Expand Reach

In April 2013, Provident New York Bancorp and Sterling Bancorp announced they were to merge in a transaction valued at $344 million. As Sterling’s CFO Howard Applebaum explains to ABF Journal contributing editor Howard Brod Brownstein, the ultimate goal of the union is to expand product offerings, footprint and client base — while maintaining the high level of customer service for which both banks are known.

Stick to the Basic Principles: Sage Insights From a Factoring Legend

Having started his career with Standard Factors Corporation in 1949, Louis J. Cappelli, chairman of Sterling National Bank, is enjoying his sixth decade in the commercial finance industry. Based on a wealth of experience garnered from his illustrious career, he shares with ABF Journal his evaluation of the current environment and future opportunities for factoring, as the industry finds its post-recession footing.