ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (June 1, 2022): Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, announced today that Jorge Fernandes has joined the Bank as Vice President, Market Manager. Mr. Fernandes is responsible for developing new business in the Essex County, N.J. market and will work closely with businesses to meet their financial needs. He is also responsible for building a referral network of accounting firms, law firms, and trade associations to source new business. In addition, Mr. Fernandes will oversee Provident branches in Belleville, Kearny, and Newark and is responsible for sales management, operational proficiency, coaching and staff development.
“I am delighted to welcome Jorge to the team. His strong business development and client management skills, combined with his extensive knowledge of the market, will boost our efforts to deliver innovative financial solutions to local businesses and consumers,” said Paula Palermo, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Provident Bank.
Jorge Fernandes, Vice President, Market Manager
Mr. Fernandes was most recently an Assistant Vice President and the Manager of Investors Bank’s Newark branch. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Branch Manager with Citi Bank. He also held the position of Vice President, Branch Manager with JP Morgan Chase, where he led high performing teams. Mr. Fernandes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Jersey City State College, now New Jersey City University. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, a community-oriented financial institution offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $13.62 billion as of March 31, 2022. With $11.37 billion in deposits, Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey, as well as Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton counties in Pennsylvania and Queens County in New York. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company and insurance services through its wholly owned subsidiary, SB One Insurance Agency, Inc. For more information about Provident Bank, visit www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).