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NJBankers Launches New Leadership Academy

NJBankers recognizes the importance of education for all bankers and has developed The NJBankers Leadership Academy, a comprehensive program which provides the tools for all levels of bankers to succeed and support their financial institution as well as the banking industry. Read More

NJBankers Approved for Affiliate Membership of Independent Community Bankers of America

NJBankers is pleased to announce that at ICBA Live, the ICBA’s convention last week in New Orleans, their Executive Committee unanimously approved NJBankers for affiliate membership.
We are excited about joining ICBA in order to further support our industry in New Jersey and nationwide. ICBA represents more than 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types and is dedicated to representing the interests of its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.
NJBankers shares this mission and looks forward to working with ICBA directly to uphold the highest professional standards in community banking. More information about our ICBA affiliate membership and its full value to NJBankers members will be forthcoming. 

NJBankers in the News

NJBankers to be Honored for Bankers Build
Coastal Habitat for Humanity is celebrating 21 years of building and repairing homes in Southern Monmouth County. NJBankers is among those being honored for its support through the Bankers Build initiative over the past years. Through this partnership, we have made a significant impact on the lives of others in need. Please consider joining us Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Manasquan River Golf Club, Brielle, NJ from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. See the attached flyer for sponsorship and registration information. We would not be honored if it wasn’t for all our generous members participation!

Affuso Quoted in the Coast Star
NJBA chosen to receive Golden Hammer Award by Coastal Habitat for Humanity.

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NJBankers News


Webinar Presented Findings of NJBankers 2015-16 Economic Survey of Bankers and Economic Impact Assessment 
NJBankers in conjunction with the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, produced a Webinar on March 3rd presenting the findings of the NJBankers 2015-16 Economic Survey and Economic Impact Assessment, an analysis of the national and state economies from the perspective of bankers and an analysis of the economic impact of the banking industry on the New Jersey economy.
The survey and study were conducted under the direction of James W. Hughes, Ph.D., distinguished professor and dean of the Bloustein School; Marc D. Weiner, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Research Professor and Will Irving, senior project manager and economic analyst, also of the Bloustein School. John E. McWeeney, Jr., president and CEO, NJBankers coordinated the survey, study and Webinar.
Speakers included Hughes, Weiner, Will Irving, senior project manager and economic analyst, all of the Bloustein School and McWeeney. A question and answer period followed.
To access the Webinar, click here.




Washington DC Regulatory Visit
May 23 - 25, 2016

Annual Marketing Conference
June 9, 2016

Operations and Technology Seminar
June 16-17

Internet Profiling and Intelligence Gathering
 June 16 & 17, 2016

Annual Summer Golf Outing and Networking Reception
 August 8, 2016

Annual Senior Management Conference
 November 1-3, 2016

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BCG Inc. News

Don’t Let Life or LTD Pass you By!
This past fall Bankers Cooperative Group, Inc. [BCG] initiated an RFP process for the NJBankers sponsored group term life  and long term disability programs.  Our main goal was to ensure we continue to deliver the most competitive programs to NJBankers membership.  The leverage and strength of the New Jersey Bankers Association once again has paid off for the membership.

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Directors & Managing Officers Conference a Success

This year’s conference had a packed agenda, perfect for busy executives and directors. Topics included Cyber Security, Banks in the New Payment Environment, Risk Management and wrapped up with a networking lunch. Read More & Photos

Member News

Atlantic Stewardship Charity Run/Walk for Housing
As part of Atlantic Stewardship Bank's 30th Anniversary celebrations, they are continuing their commitment of supporting local non-profit organizations by hosting a 4-Mile Run and 1-Mile Family Walk on Saturday, April 23, 2016, to benefit three local Habitat for Humanity affiliates. Help support ASB Run/Walk!

In Addition ASB selected as a “Champion of Good Works”
Atlantic Stewardship Bank was named a "Champion of Good Works'' by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) at its recent Chairman's Reception saluting the generosity of the business community.

Lincoln Park Savings Bank Rebrands as Lincoln 1st Bank
Lincoln Park Savings Bank announced the inception of a rebrand process that will see the institution’s name change to Lincoln 1st Bank.

Sussex Bank Opens in Oradell, NJ
Sussex Bank announced the opening of its newest Banking Center in Oradell, NJ. The 1,300 square foot Banking Center will have a staff of three personal bankers and one business development manager.

Unity Bancorp Purchases Clinton Headquarters
Unity Bancorp has purchased its headquarters facility located at 64 Old Highway 22 from the Clinton Unity Group, moving forward with its long-term strategy to own rather than lease properties to most effectively manage operational expenses. The bank now owns 12 of its 15 business locations with the only leased buildings being part of mall properties.

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Associate Member News


11th Annual Mercer County Economic and Technology Summit 
Ryan Cody of Domain Computer Services participated in a technology round table on March 8th at the 11th Annual Mercer County Economic and Technology Summit hosted by the  Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and Rider University . The technology roundtable included Cody, Chris Rodriguez, NJ Dept. of Homeland Security and Chris Mangano, Mercadien Technologies. The round table focused on Ransomeware and the evolving threat landscape and measures businesses can take to prevent Ransomware from entering their network and holding their data hostage.
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Industry News

FDIC Issues Final Rule on Recapitalization of its Insurance Fund
As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the FDIC yesterday finalized a rule to increase the deposit insurance fund from 1.15 percent of insured deposits to 1.35 percent by 2020.

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28th Annual Annamae Baerenbach Memorial Lending Conference - Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (New Date)

Join us for our 28th Annual Annamae Baerenbach Memorial Lending Conference.  NJBankers has designed a conference that is timely, informative and which presents up-to-date information on the latest developments in today's residential and commercial mortgage markets.  Read More

112th Annual Conference in Scottsdale, AZ - Register Today!

May 11-15, 2016, The Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ

Registration is now open for the NJBankers 112th Annual Conference.  The Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ, will be the site of this year's Annual Conference. Don't miss this opportunity for Professional Development in an inspiring setting.

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Lock Your Sponsorship and Advertising in Early!
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are now available for NJBankers Annual Conference at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Join us as we move “Westward Ho” on May 11 -15, 2016.  Read More
Upcoming NJBankers Conferences - Don't Miss Out on Opportunities for Professional Development!

6th Annual Women In Banking Conference – Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Successful women managers and leaders from New Jersey financial institutions and affiliated professional groups concentrate on the advancement of women in leadership and share their experiences and knowledge with future leaders.

BankSocial Conference –Thursday April 7 & Friday April 8, 2016
NJBankers has partnered with #BankSocial Media Conference to instruct retail bankers on how to utilize social media to drive new business and increase revenue.

New Jersey Business Leadership Cyber & Reputation Summit – Monday, April 11, 2016
Join the NJBankers, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and New Jersey Credit Union League for this one day Cyber & Reputation Summit where industry leaders will discuss how you can protect your business from cyber-attacks.

9th Annual Charity Golf Outing w/NJCPA’s – Monday, April 25, 2016
NJBankers and the New Jersey Society of CPAs are again co-hosting this Annual Golf Event to benefit Junior Achievement’s Finance Park. An exciting and fun day is scheduled with many sponsorship opportunities available!

Bank Security - Wednesday, May 25, 2016
This year, the seminar will address security issues including: Elder Fraud; Internal Fraud: The Hot Spots; Security Blunders: Show and Tell; Conducting a Physical Risk Assessment. 

Compliance University – Wednesday through Friday, June 22-24, 2016
Save the date! Registration will open shortly. 

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8th Annual Walk for the Wounded To Benefit Operation First Response

September 24, 2016
Ocean City Boardwalk - Music Pier

Join Ocean City Home Bank once again to support Operation First Response by: sponsoring the Walk;  advertising in the dedication booklet; and participating in the Walk. Advertising, and registration information will arrive in the next few months.  Support the eighth annual Walk for the Wounded with Ocean  City Home Bank, and once again, help carry a wounded soldier to safety on the home front. Read More

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

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