The Provident Bank has named Leonard G. Gleason of Montgomery Township, New Jersey as its general counsel. In this position, Gleason will continue to provide advice and counsel to the Bank and its various business units.
Gleason joined Provident Bank in 2004 as Associate General Counsel and has more than 30 years of legal experience in the financial services industry. He also serves as general counsel of the Bank’s wealth management subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company and its affiliates, as well as investor relations officer of Provident Financial Services, Inc.
Gleason received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in accounting from St. Peter’s College.
About The Provident Bank
The Provident Bank, (www.providentnj.com) 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 $8.91 billion as of December 31, 2015. With $5.92 billion in deposits, The 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.