ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (December 2, 2019): Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, is pleased to announce that Paul A. Keshian has joined the bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager with the Commercial Real Estate team.
Mr. Keshian will be based in the bank’s Iselin, New Jersey office and will be responsible for originating, evaluating and structuring commercial real estate transactions. He will work closely with institutional and private investors, owners and developers to offer a variety of deposit and lending solutions. In addition, he will manage a portfolio of commercial real estate clients based in central and northern New Jersey.
“I am pleased to welcome Paul to our team. His strong business development and client management skills, extensive knowledge of the New Jersey market, and his ability to understand the credit needs of real estate owners and developers will greatly enhance our efforts to grow Provident’s real estate lending portfolio,” said Joseph Tkac, Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Team Leader.
Mr. Keshian has more than 20 years’ experience in new business development, relationship management and commercial real estate lending in the New Jersey and tri-state markets. Prior to joining Provident Bank, he was Senior Vice President, Senior Managing Director with Sterling National Bank. Mr. Keshian has served in similar roles with Santander Bank and JP Morgan Chase & Co. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and earned an M.B.A. from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.92 billion as of September 30, 2019. With $6.96 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 and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company. For more information on Provident Bank, visit www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).