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Sixth Annual Women in Banking Conference Draws More Than 470 Attendees

The NJBankers Women in Banking Conference drew more than 470 bankers for a day of Knowledge, Leadership and Mentorship. The Conference has been presented for six years with attendance increasing each year from 215 at the inaugural event. Read More & Photos

Industry News

Fed Survey: Mobile Banking Continues to Grow in 2015
Mobile banking use continued to grow in 2015, according to a survey released by the Federal Reserve. Forty-three percent of mobile phone owners surveyed in November 2015 reported using mobile banking services in the previous year, up from 39 percent in 2014. More than half of smartphone owners -- 53 percent -- reported using mobile banking.

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Member News

Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. Announces Nancy E. Graves as New President and Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board
Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc., the holding company of Bank of New Jersey, announced the appointment of Nancy E. Graves as the new president and CEO of the holding company and the bank.Graves, who recently served as president and CEO of Pascack Bancorp, Inc. and Pascack Community Bank, has also been appointed to the boards of directors of the Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. and Bank of New Jersey.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s New Skills for Youth Initiative Awards Grants to Improve Career Preparation for Young People
In a sweeping commitment to ensure more young people graduate from high school prepared for college and well-paying careers, nearly half of the nation’s states have been awarded a total of $2.5 million through JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s New Skills for Youth initiative.

Regal Bank Completes Community First Bank Merger
Regal Bank, headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey, announced today that it has completed its proposed merger with Community First Bank effective as of the close of business on March 31, 2016.  As a result of the merger, Regal Bank now has assets of approximately $480 million, and conducts business through nine offices in Essex, Hudson, Morris, Somerset and Union Counties. 

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Endorsed Service Provider News

Pentegra Retirement Services Introduces Advisor SmartPath; New Report Featuring Strategies for Advisors to Help Clients Achieve Greater Retirement Readiness
Pentegra Retirement Services (Pentegra) introduced the Pentegra Advisor SmartPathTM, a report detailing the best strategies for advisors to use in helping plan sponsors and participants achieve greater retirement readiness.

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Associate Member News

COCC Finishes 2015 with Record Growth, Top Client Grades and Renewed Recognition as Employer of Choice
COCC finished 2015 with record growth, top grades from clients and renewed recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Connecticut.

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Diane Starr Joins the NJBankers Staff

NJBankers is pleased to announce the addition of Diane Starr to our staff. She will be supporting the Education department. 




Federal Legislative and Regulatory Visit to Washington
May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016Commercial Real Estate Conference
June 7, 2016 *Save the Date*

Internet Profiling and Intelligence Gathering
 June 16 & 17, 2016

Annual Senior Management Conference
November 1-3, 2016

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Compliance University

Wednesday through Friday, June 22-24, 2016
Crowne Plaza, Monroe Township, Monroe, NJ
Compliance University is designed with the flexibility to encourage a number of your staff to attend. Sign up for individual days, sign up one person for the entire three-day university or two people can split a day in half.  Ensure your bank is compliant! Read More

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

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

Register today for the NJBankers 112th Annual Conference.  The Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ, is 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 in Early!
Sponsorship 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
NJBankers 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

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

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

Bank Security - Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Join us for our Annual Security Seminar.  Your speaker this year will be Barry Thompson, Thompson Consulting Group. This seminar will help you attain your annual security training. Your day will include the following topics:  Elder Fraud; Internal Fraud: The Hot Spots; Security Blunders: Show and Tell; and Conducting a Physical Risk Assessment. 

2016 Annual Marketing Conference – Thursday, June 9, 2016
At the Marketing Conference, every session is designed and planned so that attendees walk away with actionable insights, tools, and techniques that you can use right away to make better connections with your customers, communities and take your marketing and communications efforts to the next level. It is sure to appeal to seasoned bankers as well as those new to bank marketing, advertising and public relations.

Operations & Technology Roundtable – Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Operations & Technology Committee is pleased to present the 11th in a series of interactive roundtable programs. 

Annual Summer Golf Outing and Networking Reception - Monday, August 8, 2016
Join us for our 2016 Annual Summer Golf Outing and Networking Reception being held at the Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club!

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Register Today! New Jersey Bank Marketing Association Presents "Optimizing Your Website for Today's Consumer"

Thursday, May 5, 2016
8:30 a.m. -  11:30 a.m.
Holiday Inn, Clark, NJ 
Register today and join the NJ Bank Marketing Association for their seminar on Optimizing Your Website for Today’s Consumer. Speakers include: Anneliese B. Gast, Manager Web Services, Fiserv; Bonnie Kantor, President, Pressing Issues; and Lily Kirov, Director Digital Strategy, NJ Advance. Read More

Join Special Olympics New Jersey for the 2016 Perlman Cup

Monday, May 2, 2016
Forsgate Country Club, Monroe, NJ
The Perlman Cup is a golf outing for women dedicated to and in memory of Bessie Cutter Perlman, founder of Special Olympics New Jersey. This event to benefit the more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey is designed to accommodate beginners, as well as experienced golfers. Read More

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