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3rd Annual Women in Banking Conference Draws 429 Participants

The NJBankers Women in Banking Conference drew 429 bankers for a day of Knowledge, Leadership and Mentorship. The Conference has been presented for three years with attendance increasing each year.   Read more

Government Relations Summit Next Week

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.

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.), Senate Banking Committee member Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and White House Council of Economic Advisors Chairman Alan Krueger have been added to the lineup of VIP speakers at the ABA Government Relations Summit.

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

New Jersey Business Corporation Act Update: Governor Christie Signs Business Friendly Amendments to Corporate Statutes
Governtment Relations Director, Michael Affuso, Shares Business Friendly Bills on Behalf of Riker Danzig

On April 1, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law three new bills designed to update and clarify New Jersey’s corporate business statutes.

Assembly Bill No. 3049: Amends the New Jersey Shareholders’ Protection Act in connection with Approval Procedures for Business Combinations with Interested Shareholders and the Definition of Resident Domestic Corporations.

Assembly Bill No. 3050: Permits Electronic Participation by Shareholders at Shareholder Meetings and Provides for Dissenter’s Rights as an Exclusive Remedy for Shareholder Dissatisfaction with Corporate Actions.

 Assembly Bill No. 3123: Amends Requirements Relating to Shareholder Derivative Proceedings.

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NJBankers meets with Editorial Board of the Trenton Times

Chairman of NJBankers Kevin Cummings, president/CEO, Investors Bank; Randy Hanks, president/CEO First Choice Bank; John E. McWeeney, Jr. president/CEO NJBankers and Mike Affuso, SVP/Director of Government Relations met with the Editorial Board of the Trenton Times last week. The Editorial Board included Matt Dowling, managing editor of the Trenton Times and Tony Hagen, financial news editor. Read more

Professional Development and Exciting Activities


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

Please note that The Breakers has informed NJBankers that they are in a sell-out situation on three nights of our stay. Please read full article for information about securing a room.   

REGSITRATION:  Please note the official registration deadline for NJBankers is April 13.  Please make sure all forms are directed to Cindy Zaccaro as soon as possible so that staff may finish preparations. 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.   

Last chance to register!

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2013 FMS NY/NJ Chapter & NJ Bankers Half-Day Seminar

2013 FMS NY/NJ Chapter & NJBankers Half-Day Seminar
Friday, April 19, 2013
Stony Hill Inn - 231 Polifly Road - Hackensack, NJ

Now Accepting Online Payments

8:00 a.m. Registration and Hot Buffet Breakfast

The program will include an Accounting Update presented by Brian Hecker, partner, Crowe Horwath LLP; Perspectives on Banking Strategy – 2013 presented by George Millward, managing director, The Kafafian Group; Interest Rate Risk presented by Dave Koch, COO, Farin & Associates, Inc.; Pending Regulations in the Community Bank Arena presented by Robert Pratt, fixed income application specialist, Bloomberg; and Cloud Computing Security: Myths and Realities presented by Gideon Lenkey, President, Ra Security Systems.   Read more

Sun Home Loans Names Voellinger Chief Operating Officer

Sun Home Loans, the residential mortgage division of Sun National Bank, has named Annette M. Voellinger senior vice president and chief operating officer. Voellinger will oversee daily operations and team management at Sun Home Loans, leading initiatives across key areas including strategic planning, compliance, customer service, finance, business development and marketing.   Read more

Heather McCormick Named Vice President, Treasury Management Officer at TD Bank

TD Bank promoted Heather S. McCormick to vice president, senior treasury management officer in Treasury Management Services in Philadelphia and South Jersey. She will continue to be responsible for growing and managing Treasury Management relationships in the tri-state area by offering solutions to business customers and creating strong and productive partnerships. Read more

Endorsed Service Provider Everfi Releases Results of Financial Literacy Survey

In the spirit of Financial Literacy Month, Endorsed Service Provider EverFi has just released the results of a survey on the financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of American high school students.

The survey documents that American teens feel ill-equipped to handle many of the routine economic challenges they’ll face in the future. Topics like banking, borrowing, bill-paying, taxes, and credit management are all too often mysterious concepts for them.    Read more

Cicely Tyson Students Honored for Financial Literacy Achievement

Students from Cicely Tyson High School receive Financial Literacy Certification after completing the district’s new online program created by EverFi Inc. and funded by Kearny Federal Savings Bank.   Read more

NJBankers and Allstate New Jersey Continue to "Restore the Shore"

NJBankers and Allstate New Jersey have extended the Jersey Shore Relief - Restore the Shore Promotion exclusively for the member employees of NJBankers and associate members.  One auto quote will generate $30 to the Jersey Shore Relief Fund on the employee's behalf. Every NJBankers member employee or associate member employee who sends in an auto quote will be entered into a grand drawing for three $200 Pre-Paid Gift Cards to be raffled off the end of September 30, 2013. Read more

Publicizing Your REO Property- FREE Webinars

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

Regal Bank's Dog Pawrade Fundraiser Raises $900 for Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter

DOG-GONE GREAT! Representatives from Regal Bank presented the Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter with a check for $900 raised through the Bank’s annual Dog Pawrade fundraiser. Pictured are: Monte Ehrenkranz; Michele Tolli; Susan Specchio; Kara Simmons; Sheena Lassiter; Christina Slater; Rebecca Pollak and Popcorn. Read more

Peapack-Gladstone Bank Joins the Fight Against Cardiovascular Disease

Peapack-Gladstone Bank employees wear red to promote awareness of cardiovascular disease in both men and women. Read more

Robert Jaworski is Inducted to the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

Robert Jaworski, of Reed Smith LLP, was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers during the group's annual dinner at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Read more

Learn About Today's Residential and Commercial Mortgage Markets

Annamae Baerenbach Memorial
25th Annual Lending Conference
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

Operations & Technology Roundtable

Operations & Technology Roundtable
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

NJBankers and NJ Society of CPAs 6th Annual Golf Outing

NJBankers & NJ Society of CPAs
Present the Sixth 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

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