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NJBankers Board of Directors Election Underway

Last week, ballots were mailed to members in Districts 1 and 2 and Class B for voting to elect members to the NJBankers Board of Directors. Elected members will take the oath of office during the Second General Session (May 18) at the 109th Annual Conference in Palm Beach Florida and will immediately begin serving a two-year term. There are no elections this year in District 3; or Classes A, C, D or E. Read more to view candidates. Read more

BCG, Inc. News - Loss Protection for Commercial Bank Account Customers

Businesses are the new target of choice for Cyber Criminals due to large account balances and large lines of credit. Most businesses are unaware that they are ultimately liable for commercial fraud losses and that they lack Reg. E protection. Many businesses learn this too late – after a large loss – and are shocked that their Bank will not cover the loss. EFTGuard provides a low cost, high value solution that creates a win/win for both the Bank and the Customer. Read more

In Memoriam - William Merz Brickman

Mr. Brickman’s banking career spanned more than 40 years, starting at Alexander Hamilton Savings & Loan with his father. He later served as president of South Bergen Savings, retiring in 2000. During his career, he was active in many banking organizations including serving on the Board of Governors of the New Jersey Savings League. Read more

Operations & Technology Roundtable - NEW

Operations & Technology Roundtable-NEW
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Operations & Technology Committee is pleased to announce the latest in a series of interactive roundtable programs. Topics to include Business Continuity Planning, Cyber Security: State of DoS (denial-of-service) Attacks, and a Potpourri Session of topics of particular interest to registrants.    Read more

Professional Development and Exciting Activities


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

HOTEL ROOMS: Please note The Breakers has informed NJBankers that they are in a sell-out situation on three nights of our stay. If you have not yet made your reservations we ask you to contact The Breakers first to see if rooms have opened up and to be placed on their wait list. Secondly, NJBankers has a small number or rooms on hold, please contact Jenn Zorn at 908-272-8500 ext. 611 if you need to secure a room. Members are encouraged to make their reservations as soon as possible. Hotel reservations must be made on an individual basis directly with The Breakers, online through our website at www.njbankers.com.

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Empowered Women Sharing Success Strategies

Women in Banking Conference
Knowledge, Power, Mentorship
Tomorrow, 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

Lucinda P. Long Receives New Jersey Women Lawyers Association's Women's Initiative and Leaders in Law Platinum Award

Valley National Bank announced that General Counsel and Senior Vice President Lucinda P. Long was awarded the Women’s Initiative and Leaders in Law Platinum Award (WILL) by the New Jersey Women Lawyer’s Association. Read more

Easter Egg Hunt at Kearny Federal Savings Bank

The First Presbyterian students and Jennifer Hawley, Caldwell’s branch manger enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt.
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Publicizing Your REO Property- FREE Webinar

NJBankers is proud to announce its newest service for our members. REOdeedwagon.com allows banks to showcase their real estate for sale in front of an audience of potential buyers that extends well beyond local markets. Created by bankers for bankers and their clients, REOdeedwagon.com provides buyers and sellers a simple, easy-to-use resource for identifying, acquiring or disposing of Real Estate Owned (REO) properties. These properties are in possession of the banks as a result of foreclosure or forfeiture.   Read more

Pocker Joins Grant Thornton's National Bank Advisory & Regulatory Services Practice

Grant Thornton LLP continues to expand the National Bank Advisory & Regulatory Services practice with the hiring of regulatory industry veteran Rona Pocker, based in New York. 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 S, 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

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

White House Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Alan Krueger has been added to the lineup of VIP speakers at the ABA Government Relations Summit.

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), FDIC Chairman Marty Gruenberg, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Banking Committee member Jon Tester (D-Mont.).

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

Friday, April 26, 2013
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel,
515 US Highway 1 S, Iselin, NJ, 08830

This year’s program will have something for all lending professionals as well as your compliance department. Lenders are urged to share this program with their compliance department so that all divisions can be compliant. In today’s lending environment, your bank cannot afford to miss this opportunity to learn new solutions to old problems.   Read more

NJBankers and NJ Society of CPAs 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

NJBankers to host joint CFO, Commercial Lending, and ERM Committee meeting

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

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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