ISELIN, NEW JERSEY (October 1, 2019): Provident Bank, a leading New Jersey-based financial institution, today announced the promotion Joseph Rodriguez to the position of Vice President, Residential Lending Sales Manager. In this newly created position, Rodriguez will be responsible for leading and coaching the bank’s inside and outside Mortgage Loan Officers and driving the growth of the bank’s residential lending portfolio. In addition, he will work closely with the bank’s retail banking leadership team to enhance the referral process, while also developing and executing sales strategies in support of the bank’s residential lending goals.
“I am pleased to welcome Joe to this new position. He has a proven track record of success in both leadership and sales which will allow him to take our residential lending business to the next level,” said Josephine Moran, Executive Vice President, Director of Retail Banking.
Rodriguez has more than 20 years’ experience in residential lending and most recently served as a Mortgage Field Specialist where he has consistently been a top performer. He has also held positions with Wells Fargo, Stanley Capital Mortgage, and East Hill Lending Group, where he held the position of Executive Vice President and Managing Partner.
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 www.provident.bank or join the conversations on Facebook (ProvidentBank) and Twitter (@ProvidentBank).