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NJBankers' "Statistical Report Analysis" Highlights 4th Quarter New Jersey Banks' Performance

NJBankers published its 4th Quarter 2012 Quarterly Report Analysis to subscribers last week that included a comprehensive analysis of the financial performance of the state’s banking industry, including funding mix, earning assets, credit quality, and profitability trends.  For subscribers, it also included performance metrics relative to similar sized institutions located in New Jersey.  The report is authored by Jason O’Donnell, Director of Research, Merion Capital Group, who has specific expertise in Mid-Atlantic banks and thrifts. 

To review the 4th Quarter New Jersey banking highlights, please click read more. Read more

FHLBNY Declares a 4.50% Dividend for the Fourth Quarter of 2012
By Alfred Dellibovi, president and CEO, Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York performed well in the fourth quarter, and throughout 2012, which has allowed us to continue to provide a consistent dividend to our members. As a cooperative, the strength of our membership is a strength of the Home Loan Bank. Our steady and reliable performance reflects the stability of our region’s responsible community lenders.    Read more

Guide Your Board for The Challenges Ahead

Directors and Managing Officers Conference
Friday, March 15, 2013
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 Route 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830

Boardroom intelligence is more important than ever and NJBankers Directors and Managing Officers Conference will help guide your board for the challenges ahead. We have assembled a program of outstanding speakers to give your directors a deeper understanding of the strategic role they play for the financial institution.  

Registration now open.    Read more

Empowered Women Sharing Success Strategies

Women in Banking Conference
Knowledge, Power, Mentorship
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873

Successful women managers and leaders from New Jersey financial institutions and affiliated professional groups share their experience and knowledge with future leaders.    Read more

Professional Development and Exciting Activities


109th Annual Conference
“The Future of Community Banking”
May 15 – 19, 2013

HURRY! Book your hotel room Today!

Please note The Breakers room block is currently over 60% sold. Members are encouraged to make their reservations as soon as possible. Hotel reservations must be made on an individual basis directly with The Breakers. Reservations should be made as early as possible, but no later than April 13, 2013.   Read more

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Kearny Federal Savings Bank Announces Appointmet of Keith Suchodolski and Thomas A. McGurk


Kearny Federal Savings Bank names Keith Suchodolski first vice president/Controller and Thomas A. McGurk  first vice president/Treasurer.    Read more

Financial Education for Lawmakers
By Frank Keating, president and CEO, American Bankers Association

Banking issues can be complicated, but the business of banking – taking in deposits and making loans – is basic and essential. It’s the fuel that powers our nation’s economic growth engine.

We want to make sure that policymakers understand this vital relationship. As part of our advocacy efforts, we’re embarking on a course to educate members of Congress and others about banking and the critical role New Jersey banks play in the health and well-being of the local and national economy.   Read more

PCTI Students 'Thank' Columbia Bank
Local Talents Showcased During National Career & Technical Education Month Visit

Shown during their visit to Columbia’s corporate headquarters are: Angelo Cassilli (far left) and Geralyn Hunter (third from right), PCTI Skills USA Advisors; Thomas J. Kemly, Columbia’s president and CEO (center); Richard Graff, Columbia Bank’s vice president, Business Banking Officer (far right), and PCTI students (from left) Laura Taveres, Denzel Alib, Frankie Flores and Vanessa Herrera.  Gifts presented included student-drawn illustrations and gourmet baked goods prepared by the school’s Culinary Institute. Read more

Provident and RBH Group Celebrate New Branch at Teachers Village

(From L to R) George Jacobs of Jacobs Enterprises, Inc.; Ron Beit of RBH Group; Chris Martin of The Provident Bank; and Christian Benedetto Jr. of Hopkins Sampson & Brown Real Estate Advisory Services, LLC celebrate the future opening of a new Provident Bank branch in Teachers Village in Newark.   Read more

Two River Community Bank Makes Donation to the American Red Cross - Jersey Coast Chapter


Two River Community Bank made a donation to The American Red-Cross – Jersey Coast Chapter in support of their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The donation was based on sales made using the Two River Community Bank debit card.    Read more

Spencer Savings Bank Sponsors Financial Literacy Program in Elmwood Park Memorial High School

Spencer Savings Bank announced its sponsorship of EverFi Inc.’s Financial Scholars program in five high schools throughout the state, to help foster students’ educational growth. The local bank kicked off its sponsorship of the program at Elmwood Park Memorial High School, and recently held an award ceremony for the initial group of 60 students to successfully complete the program. Everfi is an endorsed service provider of NJBankers.

Pictured in this photo: William Callahan, VP, Retail Banking; Elizabeth Miazga, Elmwood Park branch manager; Janel Bazih, AVP, marketing manager; and the students of Elmwood Park Memorial High School who participated in the program.     Read more

The Ins and Outs of New Foreclosure Procedures

Foreclosure Seminar
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

This seminar is intended to guide institutions in following new procedures regarding foreclosures in New Jersey. It will review the law changes over the past five years concerning foreclosure and help institutions to navigate the pitfalls of the process while demonstrating the usefulness of the new law.    Read more

Campaign Finance Seminar - 2 CLE Credits in Ethics or Civil Trial Will Apply

Campaign Finance Seminar
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Join NJBankers and our Legal Committee as we present our Campaign Finance Seminar geared for bankers and attorneys. The program is essential for those tasked with ensuring the compliance of entities seeking to participate in the political process, who should be aware of the recent case law and many recent changes in regulations. Read more

Stay Abreast of Industry Security Standards and Regulations

Annual Security Seminar Presented with Profit Protection
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Don't miss this one-day continuing education security seminar for anyone with responsibilities in bank security, risk management, bank operations or administration, legal counsel and fraud prevention.   Read more

Manage Risk When Making Employment Decisions

Employment Law Update Seminar
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

The New Jersey Bankers Association is proud to offer the ever-popular Employment Law Update Seminar once again. Join your presenters as they lead the group through various legal risks in making employment decisions and explore the activities employers can take to minimize those risks. Read more

Get Ready for New Residential Mortgage Regulations

Mortgage Regulations Revolution
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

A review of important changes that impact the consumer lending and mortgage lending/servicing functions of our banks will also be discussed.   Read more

Robbery Prevention and Safeguarding Against Social Engineering Featured at Bank Security Workshop

Bank Security Workshop
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel,
515 US Highway 1 South, Iselin, NJ, 08830

Attend this event to learn about the latest trends in robbery prevention, review important information about board reporting, and password protection.     Read more

1st Annual Bank G.R.O.W.T.H. Executive Conference in Conjunction with mOSa eBank Marketing Services

Friday, April 12, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

This new conference is designed to help banks adapt and obtain a G.R.O.W.T.H. mindset, to Gain Revenues by Organizational Wins Through High Level Leadership, regardless of the environment surrounding the banking industry today.    Read more

Show Washington that We Are Part of the Solution

Government Relations Summit
April 15-17, 2013
Renaissance Washington
999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from regulators:

Federal Reserve Governor Betsy Duke, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Deputy Director Steven Antonakes and Jennifer Kelly, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s senior deputy comptroller for midsize and community bank supervision, have been added to the lineup of speakers at the ABA Government Relations Summit.

Additional confirmed speakers include Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and FDIC Chairman Marty Gruenberg.

The Summit is a wonderful opportunity to hear industry leaders speak on timely, important issues and to network with your peers. We hope to have a good turnout of New Jersey bankers, particularly for our important Hill visits to the New Jersey Congressional delegation. Our Hill visits will be followed by a special dinner for the NJBankers group at the Capitol Hill Club.   Read more

Learn About Today's Residential and Commercial Mortgage Markets

Annamae Baerenbach Memorial
Friday, April 26, 2013
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
515 Route 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830

NJBankers has designed a conference that is timely, informative and intended to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments in today's residential and commercial mortgage markets. This year’s program will have something for all lending professionals as well as your compliance department.   Read more

NJBankers and NJ Society of CPAs 6th Annual Golf Outing

NJBankers and NJ Society CPAs
Present the 6th Annual Golf Outing
To Benefit K-12 Financial Literacy Education
Monday, June 10, 2013
Mercer Oaks Golf Course
725 Village Road West, West Windsor, NJ 08550

The New Jersey Bankers Association and the New Jersey Society of CPAs are again co-hosting this sixth annual golf event to help benefit K-12 financial literacy education. We have an exciting and fun day scheduled with many sponsorship opportunities available!    Read more

Join NJBankers & Allstate New Jersey Help the Jersey Shore

NJBankers and Allstate New Jersey announce Jersey Shore Relief - Restore the Shore Promotion exclusively for the member employees of NJBankers Association and Associate Members.  One auto quote will generate $30 to the Jersey Shore Relief Fund on the employees behalf.    Read more

ABA Supports Free Webinar Presenting an Innovative CRA Solution Provided Through the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation

The Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation is endorsed by NJBankers

ABA supports the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation in providing you with valuable information for your bank to earn CRA credit by making CRA-qualified community development loans, investments and grants in the Foundation while receiving the opportunity to earn CRA credit with limited to no credit risk or exposure. This program has been reviewed by the federal regulatory agencies and has passed the rigors of multiple regulatory exams.   Read more

Partnering For Impact: A Community Development Forum for Middlesex County

Wednesday, March 6
8:30am – 1:00pm
St. John Neumann Conference & Banquet Center
146 Metlars Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854

This event will provide a forum to have meaningful conversations about the area’s community development needs and opportunities, learn more about the work other community development stakeholders are doing, and discuss collaborative opportunities to meet the needs of the communities you serve.   Read more

Get Our In-Depth Guide to New Jersey Financial Institutions- ORDER TODAY!

This in-depth guide to the New Jersey banking industry is the place to get information about and contact information for banks and the companies who support them with products and services. Read more

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