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Keith A. Buscio

Director of Public Relations

June 15, 2021

Provident Bank Study Shows Digital Banking Still the Banking Method of Choice by Consumers

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, recently announced the results of an online survey of 600 U.S. consumers conducted in May 2021. As businesses begin to return to normal, the results of the survey help shed light on the current banking preferences of consumers. Read More

May 24, 2021

Provident Bolsters HR Team with Key Hires

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced today the hiring of two talented leaders for its human resources team. As part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment to enhance the employee experience and support company-wide strategic initiatives, Monica Sarantidis has joined the Bank as Senior Vice President, HR Business Partner and Organizational Development Director. In this role, Ms. Sarantidis will serve as a trusted advisor and change agent, working closely with organizational leaders to build a high-performing culture and foster employee engagement. In addition, together with her team, she will promote a culture of continuous growth and development, while ensuring the organization is embracing its Guiding Principles and complying with policies and applicable employment laws and regulations. Read More

May 20, 2021

Provident Bank Announces $475,000 in NRTC Funding Awards to Five New Jersey Non-Profit Organizations

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution announced today the Bank has awarded $475,000 in funding to five non-profit organizations as part of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) Program for fiscal year 2021. The nonprofit organizations will use the funding to implement revitalization plans that address housing and economic development, provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to start businesses and job training for local residents, as well as complementary activities such as social services, recreation activities, and open space improvements. The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (the “Department”) served as the intermediary agency between the non-profit organizations and Provident Bank. Read More

May 19, 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation Announces Major Grant Recipients for its First Cycle of 2021

The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) today announced its Major Grant recipients for its first cycle of 2021. The Foundation awarded $400,000 of total funding, its largest Major Grant cycle to date, to 26 nonprofit organizations within the Foundation’s three priority areas: Community Enrichment, Education and Health, Youth & Families. Read More

May 06, 2021

Provident Bank Employees Raise Funds for Women Rising

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced it recently held a Jeans Day fundraiser to benefit Women Rising, a Jersey City-based provider of domestic abuse support programs in Hudson County. Provident Bank employees donated more than $3,800 to the organization whose mission is to assist women and their families to achieve self-sufficiency and live safe, productive and fulfilling lives through social services, economic development and advocacy services. Read More

April 06, 2021

GAP (Golf Association of Philadelphia) Announces Corporate Partnership with Provident Bank

GAP, the Golf Association of Philadelphia, announced today a corporate partnership with Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution. Provident Bank, which has a more than a 180-year history of commitment to customers, employees and communities, will become the Official Bank of GAP and the presenting sponsor of the Joseph H. Patterson Memorial Cup. Read More

February 22, 2021

Eckhoff Elevated to VP, Team Leader at Provident Bank

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution has announced that Raymond Eckhoff of Rumson has been promoted to Vice President, Team Leader with the bank’s commercial lending team. Mr. Eckhoff is based in the bank’s Iselin office, and is responsible for managing a team of relationship managers and lending specialists who work with small- to mid-sized companies in central New Jersey to grow the bank’s commercial loan portfolio by offering a variety of deposit and lending solutions. Read More

February 03, 2021

Business Leaders Report Positive Economic Outlook in New Provident Bank Survey

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has announced the finding of its “Economic Outlook Survey: 2021” examining small and midsize business leaders’ economic outlook for the year ahead. Business executives across New Jersey and Pennsylvania are optimistic heading into 2021. Eighty-three percent expect their businesses to grow over the next 12 months. Additionally, 77% think the U.S. economy will be much better or slightly better over the next 12 months. Read More

February 02, 2021

Provident Bank Offers a Suite of Credit Cards and Financial Services to Meet a Wide Range of Needs

When it comes to your personal finances, not just any bank will do. Consumers deserve a dependable, secure, and supportive institution to handle their money and address their financial needs. And that’s just what Provident Bank does for residents of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Queens County, NY. Read More

January 07, 2021

Provident Bank Opens New Wyckoff Branch; Names Cornicelli Banking Center Manager

Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, has announced the opening of its newest branch at 345 Franklin Avenue, Wyckoff, New Jersey. The modern, full-service banking facility offers customers a welcoming environment with convenient features that include a drive-through, ATM, night depository, and Saturday hours. The branch is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Thursday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; and Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Read More