YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen R. Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Valley Bank, has announced that Michael Golio, an experienced Westchester County banker, has been named Vice President and Branch Manager of the Bank's Peekskill Branch. Mr. Golio returns to Hudson Valley Bank from Chase Bank where he worked for the past two years as the Manager of a Private Client Branch in Mount Kisco. He first joined Hudson Valley in 2009 and served as Vice President and Branch Manager for the Bank's New Rochelle Office. Mr. Golio began his career with the Bank of New York in 1989 as a Shareholder Liaison in the Corporate Trust Department in New York City prior to transitioning into branch banking in 1992. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Iona College in New Rochelle and has been involved with Junior Achievement and United Way in Westchester. A resident of Ossining NY, he is familiar with the local market and banking needs of local businesses, according to Mr. Brown. " Hudson Valley Bank is happy to have Michael back as a Branch Manager," Mr. Brown said. "His experience and proven ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships make him uniquely qualified to provide our customers with the personal and professional service customers have come to expect from Hudson Valley Bank." About Hudson Valley Bank: Hudson Valley Bank is a Westchester based Bank with more than $2.9 billion in assets serving the metropolitan area with 36 branches located in Westchester, Rockland, the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York and Fairfield County and New Haven County in Connecticut. Hudson Valley specializes in providing a full range of financial services to businesses, professional service firms, not-for-profit organizations and individuals; and provides investment management services through a subsidiary, A. R. Schmeidler & Co., Inc. Hudson Valley Holding Corp. is the parent company of Hudson Valley Bank and its common stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "HVB" and is included in the Russell 3000® Index. Additional information on Hudson Valley Bank can be obtained on their web site at www.hudsonvalleybank.com.