Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based full-service commercial bank, announced today the appointment of a new private client banking team to be based in its White Plains, N.Y. office in Westchester County.
David Pilossoph and Marie Moreno, both of whom are veteran bankers that spent decades with Citibank, N.A., were each named Group Director and Senior Vice President. Pilossoph and Moreno spent 35 and 22 years, respectively, at Citibank locations in the Westchester area.
Pilossoph most recently served as Vice President and Branch Manager at the 244 Main Street branch in White Plains, a role he held for 23 years. Over the years, Pilossoph gained significant experience serving a range of businesses, particularly professional services firms.
Moreno was a Vice President and Branch Manager at the 444 Mamaroneck Avenue branch in White Plains where she focused on business banking primarily for professional services entities. Before being promoted to this branch manager role, she worked with Pilossoph for nearly two decades.Joining Pilossoph’s and Moreno’s team is Diane Fracasse who brings 25 years of banking experience to her new Senior Client Associate role. Fracasse was Assistant Branch Manager for Pilossoph at the White Plains branch, providing sales, service and operational support. Additionally, the Bank appointed several new banking professionals to various existing teams. Thomas Pappas, with 13 years of banking experience, was named Group Director at the Bank’s office at 261 Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Pappas joins the team of Cliff Broder, a Group Director and Senior Vice President who has been with Signature Bank since the Bank’s inception in 2001. Prior, Pappas was Vice President and a private banker at JPMorgan Chase’s headquarters in midtown Manhattan. In this role, he served as point person for client relationship banking as well as for various investment advisors. Zoe Koutsoupakis, a banking veteran who brings 34 years of expertise to her new role as Group Director and Senior Vice President, joined recently named Group Director and Vice President Monika Buono in Borough Park. Together, they will lead the team of five who will eventually be based in a new office in Bay Ridge.