ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (January 9, 2019): Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution has announced that Gregory Lockwood of Oceanport, N.J., has joined the bank as a Vice President, Relationship Manager with the bank’s Business Banking team. He will be based in the bank’s Iselin, N.J. office and will be responsible for originating, evaluating, and structuring commercial loans. In addition, Lockwood will manage a portfolio of business customers based in central N.J. He will also work closely with accountants, attorneys, and intermediaries to source new business.
“We are excited to add Greg to our team. His strong business development and client management skills, extensive knowledge of the central New Jersey market, and his ability to understand the credit needs of businesses will greatly enhance our efforts to grow Provident’s commercial loan portfolio,” said Mark Gueci, Senior Vice President, Business Banking Team Leader.
Prior to joining Provident, Lockwood was a Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager with M&T Bank, Iselin, NJ, where he was a lead contributor on a start-up Business Banking team tasked with producing a new commercial portfolio of clients in central N.J. In addition, Lockwood has held similar positions with Santander Bank and The Bank of New York. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Monmouth University, West Long Branch, N.J.
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 $9.71 billion as of September 30, 2018. With $6.72 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 about Provident Bank, visit www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).