Wyomissing-based Customers Bank is boosting its presence in the lucrative New York City metropolitan market by recruiting and expanding a private and commercial banking team.
Over the past 12 months, Customers Bank said, it has provided financing for multi-family customers in the New York metro area totaling $238.5 million. Also, Customers Bank provided $3.9 million to community development.
George Maroulis was named executive vice president and managing director of the division and will head Customers Bank's private and commercial banking division in New York. The division will be headquartered in Manhattan and provide services in corporate cash management, commercial and industrial lending, commercial and residential real estate lending, credit cards, merchant processing and business and private personal banking. Customers Bank will have a loan production office in Manhattan.
Sammy Abdalla joins the division as managing director and deputy head.
Peter Douros will assume the position of senior vice president and banking group head within the division.
Jacob Danielski assumed the role of vice president and client manager in the division.
Sylvia Wisniewska and Gwendolyn Zaffar each join the division as assistant vice presidents and associate client managers.