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Conference Speakers Presented Important Lessons for HR Professionals

The Human Resources Conference at the Caesar’s Resort & Spa, Atlantic City, held on October 15-16th, attracted over 70 bankers, service providers and guests to the two-day event.  Read More

NJBankers in the News

McWeeney Interviewed on New Jersey 101.5
According to the 18th annual checking survey from Bankrate.com, consumers are facing record levels for ATM and overdraft fees. So, how can they defend against the trend?

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NJBankers Participates in Princeton Chamber Lending Panel

NJBankers was well-represented on the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce October 15th Panel, “Money: To Lend or Not to Lend”. NJBankers President & CEO John McWeeney moderated the panel which included Jim Hyman, President & CEO of Hopewell Valley Community Bank, Tim Thompson, Senior Vice President of Investors Bank and Nick Del Deo, Senior Vice President of Principis Capital, LLC. The panel addressed a variety of lending issues, both residential and commercial, for an audience of 75 chamber members. Read More

South Jersey Roundtable Addresses CRA

The October 20th NJBankers South Jersey Roundtable focused on CRA issues that banks are dealing with in the current regulatory environment. Renowned CRA expert Kenneth Thomas, Ph.D., gave an informative presentation to a group of 22 South Jersey bankers. Dr. Thomas shared his CRA experience over the past 30 years as an academic, author, bank director and banking industry consultant. Read More

Member News
Congratulations to our Members who were Highlighted in the NJBIZ Feature on the “New Faces of Banking”
Investors Bank, M&T Bank, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, The Provident Bank, TD Bank, Wells Fargo
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Brian W. Jones to be Honored with Humanitarian Award
The board of directors of the Volunteer Center of South Jersey has selected Brian W. Jones, president & CEO of The First National Bank of Elmer as the 2015 recipient of the South Jersey Humanitarian Award. He will be honored with one of the state's most prestigious awards at the gala fifth annual "Spirit of Community" event Thursday, Oct. 29 at the Mansion in Voorhees. 




NJBankers in Conjunction with Delaware Bankers Association
Financial Education Alliance

October 26-27, 2015 

Advanced IRA w/PMC
November 4-5, 2015

New Leaders In Banking
December 1, 2015

December 2, 2015

Advanced IRA w/PMC
December 9-10, 2015

Joint Mortgage Lending Conference
December 11, 2015

Economic Leadership Forum
January 15, 2016

Directors & Managing Officers Conference
March 4, 2016

ABA Government Relations Summit
March 15-16, 2016

6th Annual Women In Banking Conference
April 6, 2016

112th Annual Conference
May 11-15, 2016

Annual Marketing Conference
June 9, 2016

Compliance University
June 22-24, 2016

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Industry News

Consumer Survey: Retailers Should Improve Data Protection
An overwhelming majority -- 94 percent -- of consumers think retailers should take steps to better protect consumer data from hackers, according to an Ipsos Public Affairs survey conducted for ABA. Seventy percent say retailers should be installing EMV chip-enabled card readers as soon as possible. Not surprisingly, consumers also continue to value the zero-liability policies offered by financial institutions, with 81 percent of respondents saying they place value on not being liable for fraudulent charges on their cards. 

COCC Ranked among the World’s Largest Providers of Technology to the Financial Industry by American Banker and BAI
COCC was named as a member of the 2015 FinTech Forward 100 list of the leading technology providers in the world. COCC was ranked #72 on the Top 100 list for Innovation in Banking Technology Solutions based on its 2014 revenue of $80 million. The list, a collaboration of American Banker and BAI, was released at the BAI Retail Delivery Conference, which is being held in Las Vegas. 

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Business Leaders' Survey
The New York Business Leaders' Survey is a monthly survey of service firms in New York State, northern New Jersey and southwestern Connecticut, conducted by the New York Fed. The September 2015 Business Leaders Survey indicates that activity in the region’s service sector continued to expand modestly.

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Operations & Technology Roundtable to Include "FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool" from Regulator and Banker Perspectives

Monday, November 9, 2015
Crowne Plaza Monroe, Monroe Township, NJ
The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Operations & Technology Committee is pleased to present the 10th in a series of interactive roundtable programs.  Read More

Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out on Opportunities for Professional Development!

CFO Conference w/ FMS, NY/NJ Chapter – Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Join NJBankers and FMS, NY/NJ for our half-day CFO Conference. This program is designed for CEOs, CFOs and other c-level and senior bank managers.

Directors College with FDIC – Friday, November 20, 2015
The Directors College is an interactive, one-day seminar that provides ongoing education to bank directors on current topics and various elements of bank supervision. It is designed to help directors, both new and experienced, stay abreast of the ever-changing regulatory and economic environment.

Joint Mortgage Lending Conference – Friday, December 11, 2015
The New Jersey Bankers Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association of New Jersey have joined together once again to present this one-day event.   Attend and keep current and learn the latest information about mortgage trends.

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2015 Compensation Survey Available

The annual NJBankers/Crowe Horwath LLP compensation survey provides invaluable compensation-focused benchmarking data. This year’s survey offers insights to help you make critical decisions about compensation, human resources, and benefits, including calibrating compensation structures using industry benchmarks, structuring salary and incentive pay to support business strategy and identifying trends in employee acquisition, development, and turnover. To order, click here.

Endorsed Service Provider News

Deluxe Rewards / Aite Group Webinar
The time has come for financial institutions to change their approach to account holder loyalty and retention. Evidence shows that existing product-centric methods do not foster a lasting connection to your institution. Loyalty only lasts until a better deal comes along. Please join Deluxe and Aite Group for an executive webinar: Banking on Loyalty: Why financial institutions must foster ongoing engagement, not transactions; Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015; 1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern.

Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation Release 2014 Annual Report
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Associate Member News

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and MPF Program Master Servicer, Wells Fargo, Present Delinquency Management Workshop
This workshop would benefit Collections, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, REO and Default staff. This workshop will cover the management of the collections process; servicing procedures for collections; property inspection requirements; relief provisions and processes; temporary loan modification plan; foreclosure, bankruptcy and REO management process; foreclosure alternatives, expenses and reinstatements; REO action plan; REO servicing & marketing and REO reporting.

NJ Advertising Club Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees
Donald Christensen, partner and co-founder of Christensen Tamburri Communications, an associate member of NJBankers, has been announced by The New Jersey Advertising Club as one of the 2015 inductees for the Advertising Hall of Fame of New Jersey.

Individual Seeks Employment

Architect and Senior Manager - Extensive experience in architecting new solutions, certification of new releases and related DBMS tools, technical documentation, solution sales, and design/build/upgrade of new and existing systems. A decision-maker with excellent problem solving skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences. Professionally flexible from experience in working with multiple IT and sales teams to quickly learn new technologies and deliver training. Proven success enhancing existing systems with new features and performance improvements.

Please contact Erin Suckiel (908-272-8500, ext. 629; esuckiel@njbankers.com) for a copy of the resumes.

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