(Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based full-service commercial bank, announced today the appointment of a new private client banking team that joined its Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. office.
James Young was named Group Director and Senior Vice President and leads the five-person team, which includes Associate Group Directors and Vice Presidents Michael Grubstein, Stephanie Bruno and Devon Kiernan, as well as Lourdes Mosquito, Client Associate. Most of the team members worked together for the past 10 years at HSBC Bank USA in Carle Place, Long Island, N.Y.
Young, with 35 years of banking experience, spent the past 25 years at HSBC, most recently as Vice President and Senior Branch Manager, overseeing branches in Carle Place and Garden City, Long Island. During his tenure, he specialized in business banking.
Grubstein, with a decade of banking experience, was Premier Relationship Manager and Assistant Vice President at the Garden City branch of HSBC for the past seven years. He previously was a Client Financial Analyst at Citibank NA in Mineola, Long Island. Bruno was Branch Service Manager at the Carle Place location for more than 20 years, also catering to commercial clients. Kiernan was Senior Premier Relationship Manager for six years, also in Carle Place, where he focused on serving professional services clients as well as high-net-worth individuals. During his 17-year financial services career, he served in both relationship banking as well as in wealth management positions. Mosquito spent 10 years in Carle Place, focusing on customer service and branch operations.
“Another established team with a solid reputation in its market joins our growing network of private client banking teams. Veteran bankers continue to express interest in Signature Bank to focus on catering to their clients’ needs first and foremost, by serving as a single-point-of-contact,” explained Joseph J. DePaolo, president and chief executive officer at Signature Bank.