Peapack-Gladstone Bank Hires Todd M. Poland as General Counsel

BEDMINSTER, NJ, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank are proud to announce the appointment of Todd M. Poland as Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Working out of the Bank’s Headquarters in Bedminster, New Jersey, Mr. Poland is responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the Company in addition to providing advice to the Bank’s 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,” says Doug Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peapack-Gladstone Bank.

Todd M. Poland, Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Mr. Poland previously served as Partner at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP in Morristown, New Jersey with a concentration in banking, corporation and securities law. He has extensive experience in bank and thrift regulatory and transactional matters, representation of parties to private equity transactions and other mergers and acquisitions (including strategic and financial buyers, and institutional lenders and equity investors), general representation of banks and other financial institutions, public and privately held companies, and public and private offerings of securities.

Mr. Poland has been a frequent lecturer on corporate and banking law matters to bar and banking groups. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law (Commercial Law) at Rutgers University Law School, Newark, New Jersey. Todd has also been listed in Super Lawyers® (2006, 2009, 2012-2014), a Thomson Reuters rating service business, in the areas of banking and business/corporate.

Mr. Poland holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Georgetown University and Master of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina. Additionally, Todd holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Georgetown University Law Center and was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. Todd holds a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law and is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations.

About Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $4.26 billion as of December 31, 2017. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, private wealth management, commercial private banking, retail private banking and residential lending divisions and exceptional online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service.

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Contact: Rosanne Schwab Assistant Vice President, Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager Peapack-Gladstone Bank 500 Hills Drive, Suite 300 Bedminster, NJ 07921 rschwab@pgbank.com (908) 719-6543

Source:Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation