Patriot Financial institution announces important additions to government

STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2021 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — Patriot Countrywide Bancorp, Inc. (“Patriot”) (NASDAQ:PNBK), the

STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2021 (Globe NEWSWIRE) — Patriot Countrywide Bancorp, Inc. (“Patriot”) (NASDAQ:PNBK), the guardian enterprise of Patriot Lender, N.A. (the “Bank”), currently announced it has two executive hires and a marketing. Karen Rojeski has joined Patriot as its Government Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. Steven Grunblatt has been promoted to Govt Vice President and Main Information and facts Officer. David Lowery has been hired as Head of Lending.

Ms. Rojeski most lately served as Government Vice President – Main Credit history Officer at Metropolitan Commercial Bank and earlier held the placement of Senior Vice President – Specific Belongings Department Manager at Union Financial savings Lender. Ms. Rojeski delivers a prosperous and numerous expertise in community bank credit and lending. Ms. Rojeski retains an undergraduate degree from San Francisco Point out College and a Grasp of Science from Fairfield College. Ms. Rojeski commented, “I’m pretty pleased to be signing up for Patriot, and to be performing with this sort of talented credit history and lending professionals”.

Mr. Grunblatt joined Patriot Lender in 2014 as SVP, Director of Know-how. He provides with him above twenty-5 decades of encounter in many sides of facts engineering, together with administration and oversight of all facets of vendor management, infrastructure and technologies implementation. Mr. Grunblatt graduated from the Wharton School of Enterprise in Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. “My occupation with the Lender continues to present new troubles and chances. I’m enthusiastic to be joining the government management crew that I have worked so intently with for the very last 7 years”, mentioned Mr. Grunblatt.

Mr. Lowery is an expert lending executive and will provide as Patriot Bank’s Head of Lending. He will be accountable for originations, pool buys and directing the lending purpose. Mr. Lowery has served in several senior capacities with various institutions which include Iberia Bank, Metropolitan and M&T Bank. He has constructed very successful lending organizations in the New York metropolitan spot. Mr. Lowery commented, “I am quite significantly on the lookout ahead to developing Patriot’s business and purchaser lending, though supporting the communities in which we do business”. Mr. Lowery retains an MBA from Loyola College in Maryland in addition to his Undergrad in Economics from Loyola.

“I’m delighted and excited to be capable to expand the Bank’s management team by incorporating such talented people with deep field encounter. I seem ahead to the efforts each individual of them will bring to Patriot’s success”, commented President and CEO Robert Russell. “These persons have intensive documents of efficiency and will be a substantial source for Patriot and its buyers.

About the Business

Started in 1994, Patriot Nationwide Bancorp, Inc. (“Patriot” or “Bancorp”) is the guardian holding organization of Patriot Bank N.A. (“Patriot”), a nationally chartered bank headquartered in Stamford, CT.  Patriot operates with full-assistance branches in Connecticut and New York and offers lending products and solutions and companies nationally. Patriot’s mission is to serve its local local community and nationwide purchaser foundation by supplying a rising array of banking options to meet the requires of folks and small businesses owners. Patriot destinations good worth in the integrity of its men and women and how it conducts organization. An emphasis on making potent client relationships and community involvement are cornerstones of our philosophy as we request to improve shareholder value.

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Patriot Bank, N.A.
900 Bedford Road
Stamford, CT 06901
Frederick K. Staudmyer
EVP & Chief Administrative Officer 
Robert G. Russell, Jr.
President & Chief Executive Officer