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Provident Expands Lending Team in Northern N.J.


October 09, 2019

Provident Expands Lending Team in Northern N.J.

ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (October 9, 2019): Provident Bank is pleased to announce that Daniel Johnson has joined the bank as Vice President, Relationship Manager with the bank’s North Jersey Middle Market lending team.  Johnson will be based in the bank’s Paramus, New Jersey lending office, and will be responsible for working with Middle Market companies to grow the bank’s commercial loan portfolio by offering a variety of deposit and lending solutions.  In addition, he will manage a portfolio of commercial clients based in northern New Jersey.  He will also work closely with accounting firms, law firms, intermediaries, and trade associations to source new business.


Johnson has 15 years’ experience in business development and commercial lending, and most recently served as Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager with Fulton Bank.  Prior to that he was a Business Development Officer/Business Banking Specialist with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.  He has also held similar positions with Sun National Bank and Home Loan & Investment Bank/Ocean Capital.  Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. 


“I am excited to add Dan to our team.  His strong business development and client management skills, extensive knowledge of the northern 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 Steve DeLuise, Senior Vice President, Middle Market Lending Team Leader.


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 $9.84 billion as of June 30, 2019. With $6.87 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 or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).

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