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Patrick J. Mullen Appointed Acting Director, Department of Banking

Patrick J. Mullen was appointed as the acting director of the Division of Banking for the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. His principal responsibilities include the examination and supervision of all state chartered banks and savings banks, state chartered credit unions and state-licensed non-bank financial institutions (such as mortgage lenders and brokers, check cashers, pawnbrokers, and money transmitters).    Read more

Pascack Community Bank Names Nancy E. Graves President and CEO and a Member of the Board

Pascack Community Bank announced that the Bank has named Nancy E. Graves, former assistant director of the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance since 2010, as president and CEO, and a member of the Bank’s board of directors. At the same time, Bruce M. Meisel, who since 2007 has served as president and CEO of Pascack Community Bank, has been elevated to the position of vice chairman of the Bank’s board of directors.   Read more

Financial Managers Society Installs 2013-14 Officers

Maureen Kalena, vice president of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York was installed as president of the New York/New Jersey Chapter of the Financial Managers Society at the association’s Annual Installation Dinner Dance last Friday. Ms. Kalena is shown above being congratulated by James Montague, Atlantic Technology Systems, the immediate past president. In addition, the following also assumed office: Andriette Mathews, Roselle Savings Bank, as vice president; Brian McCourt, Bogota Savings Bank as treasurer; and Tal Sheer, Crowe Horwath as secretary. Read more

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William Moss Honored at American Cancer Society Golf Fundraiser

The American Cancer Society will have its Annual Golf Classic in July with funds raised helping the American Cancer Society provide prevention, early detection programs and services for cancer patients and their families in our local community.  This year, the event will honor Two River Community Bank President and CEO, William Moss, for his many contributions to the community.   Read more

NJBA Service Corp. Solicits Associate Members Interested in Becoming a Select Service Provider in "Enterprise Risk Management" Service Category - DEADLINE EXTENDED

NJBankers is currently accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from those Associate Member firms dealing with Enterprise Risk Management Services. Those Associate Member firms interested in becoming a Select Service Provider in this category are asked to contact Jenn Zorn at (908) 272-8500 ext. 611 no later than June 19, 2013 to review the program and membership process. Read more

2013 Annual Marketing Conference Tomorrow - Still Time to Register!

“Communicating the Message”
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe
390 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

The NJBankers PR & Marketing Committee is pleased to present “Communicating the Message.”

Topics will include:

  • Marketing Leadership Does Drive Growth 
  • Search Engine Strategies and Measurement through Google Analytics
  • Being the Media: Using a Content Publishing Strategy to Make Your Bank Visible Online
  • Reputation and Its Impact on the Bottom Line
  • Cut through the Media Clutter: Get your Message on Page 1

We have a great line up of speakers with topics that will impact your bank’s bottom line.  

Don't miss the chance to attend!   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 at 10:00 a.m.

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

Enhance Your Compliance Knowledge - Compliance Tools Seminar and Compliance University

Compliance Tools - Enhancing Your Compliance Knowledge
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Monroe, Monroe Twp., NJ

Back by popular demand is our one-day basic Compliance Tools seminar.

The purpose of this day is to help individuals new to the field and seasoned compliance officers who need a refresher.

2013 Compliance University
June 19 – June 21, 2013
Crowne Plaza Monroe, Monroe Twp., NJ

The 2013 Compliance University is a three-day program covering a wide range of intermediate and advanced compliance issues presented by compliance experts with a broad array of experience and knowledge. Attend and get up-to-date information on regulations, legislation, FEMA/flood, impact of Superstorm Sandy, compliance & risk management, financial crime prevention, HMDA and many more topics.   

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NJBankers Hosts 2013 Annual Golf & Networking Outing

NJBankers 2013 Annual Golf & Networking Outing
Monday, August 12, 2013
Fiddler's Elbow Country Club, Bedminster, NJ

Join NJBankers for a great day of networking and a great day of golf. Enjoy beautiful host course - Fiddler's Elbow in Bedminster, NJ, as well as an evening networking reception overlooking the courses.   Read more

Save the Dates - Meetings Not To Miss!

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Columbia Bank Sponsors Memorial Day Flag Purchase

Responding to a special request from the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Bank donated 50 American flags that were installed on utility poles throughout the borough. The reusable flags were presented to coincide with Fair Lawn’s Memorial Day festivities and will remain in place throughout the summer.

Shown with one of the donated flags are (from left) Thomas Kemly, Columbia Bank’s president and CEO; Fair Lawn Mayor John Cosgrove, and Rick Kellerman, Columbia’s regional vice president and Chamber Executive Committee Member.   Read more

Spencer Savings Bank Hosts "Teach Children to Save" Program

Spencer Savings Bank hosted a savings presentation at Livingston Avenue School in Cranford, NJ, in continued support of Teach Children to Save (TCTS), a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. This presentation culminates Spencer Savings Bank’s month-long partnership with TCTS, during which the bank hosted a total of three presentations at local schools throughout its communities, to help foster students’ financial education.  

Concluding the bank’s participation in this year’s TCTS program, Vince Spada, Cranford branch manager, and Janel Bazih, assistant vice president and marketing manager, hosted a presentation for 200 third and fourth grade students. Read more

Associate Member Arnold & Porter Hosts Roundtable: CFPB's New Mortgage Rules and the RMBS Litigation Landscape

Please join associate member Arnold & Porter in person or via webinar for a Roundtable session on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. In this Roundtable, panelists will summarize the new rules and the impact they may have on financial institutions, lenders, and loan originators.    Read more

Personal Security Webinar

June 24, 2013
Personal Survival: 25 Rules to Live By Webinar

One-fourth of all Americans will become victims of a violent act.  This program teaches simple, effective techniques to help navigate tricky survival situations.  We want all New Jersey Banks and their employees to view this program and have significantly reduced the cost to $95 thanks to our sponsor, All Clear System. Ten percent of your registration fee will be donated to Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence.

Start Time: 2:30 PM EST • Duration: 2 Hours

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June is American Housing Month

In celebration of “American Housing Month,” the American Bankers Association has developed a number of resources to help bankers promote consumer awareness about their housing options.

The resources – available at aba.com/housingmonth -- include a social media toolkit to help banks communicate about housing issues with their customers, tip sheets, financial calculators and a customizable news release. Click "read more" to view the article by Frank Keating, ABA president and CEO. 

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Please note that the NJBankers Annual Conference attendance prize winner Terry Thompson is president/COO, New Jersey Community Bank. Read more

North Carolina Bankers Association: American Mortgage Conference

The North Carolina Bankers Associaition invites you to the American Mortgage Conference. Click "read more" for more information regarding the conference. Read more

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