MONTEBELLO, N.Y., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sterling National Bank (NYSE:STL) today announced that Priti Capoor-Savage has joined the bank as a Managing Director and Senior Vice President in its Iselin, New Jersey office. Capoor-Savage will be reporting directly to Robert Koar, Senior Managing Director at Sterling. Capoor-Savage will focus on generating new client relationships across Sterling's growing footprint in New Jersey.
Priti Capoor-Savage, Managing Director and Senior Vice President
Priti Capoor-Savage, Managing Director and Senior Vice President

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Capoor-Savage has over 37 years of experience in commercial banking. Prior to joining Sterling National Bank she was a Senior Vice President at Fulton Bank of New Jersey and a Senior Vice President at Capital One Bank. Capoor-Savage began her career with Citibank, where she held many positions during her 28 years with the organization.  

"We are thrilled to welcome someone with Priti's demonstrated track record in commercial and middle market banking to the New Jersey team," said David S. Bagatelle, President - New York Metro Markets. "She brings to Sterling innovative thinking and the ability to harness team dynamics to develop strong client relationships and drive growth."

Capoor-Savage obtained a Masters in Psychology from the University of New Delhi and achieved her Certificate in Advanced Commercial Lending from the Bank Management Institute in Buffalo, New York.

About Sterling National Bank 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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