MONTEBELLO, N.Y., June 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), announced today that Kevin King has joined the bank's Public Sector Finance team. King will lead the team as Senior Managing Director, reporting to Tom Geisel, Sterling's EVP and President for Specialty Finance & National Markets.   

"We welcome Kevin to our growing team," said Geisel. "As we expand our coverage footprint in the sector, Kevin will help take our public sector finance business to the next level. His demonstrated leadership track record in public sector finance will be instrumental as we move to the next phase of our growth strategy."

King was most recently Senior Vice President at Huntington National Bank where he was instrumental in building Huntington Public Capital to nearly $2 billion in outstanding loans. Previously, King held leadership positions at various banks and financial institutions. King obtained his Bachelor's from Augusta University.

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Sterling Bancorp, of which the principal subsidiary is Sterling National Bank, specializes in the delivery of financial services and solutions for small to mid-size businesses and consumers within the communities we serve through a distinctive team-based delivery approach utilizing highly experienced, fully dedicated relationship managers. Sterling National Bank offers a complete line of commercial, business, and consumer banking products and services.  For more information, visit

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STERLING NATIONAL BANK:Linda DunbarFirst VP, Director of Corporate Communications845.369.8085

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