Our People

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We welcome you to meet our team.

Those among many who invest and support in the success of Peapack-Gladstone Bank and the communities we serve.

Board of directors
Executive Leadership
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F. Duffield Meyercord, Chairman

Partner of Carl Marks Advisory Group, LLC; President, Meyercord Advisors, Inc. Director since 1991.
Mr. Meyercord’s Bio
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Douglas L. Kennedy

President and Chief Executive Officer of Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and the Bank. Director Since 2012.

Mr. Kennedy's Bio
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Carmen M. Bowser

Retired; Previously Managing Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Division, Capital One Bank, N.A. Director since 2017.

Ms. Bowser's Bio
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Dr. Susan A. Cole

Retired;  previously President of Montclair State University, Director since 2014.
Dr. Cole's Bio
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Anthony J. Consi

Retired; previously Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations, Weichert Realtors. Director since 2000.
Mr Consi’s Bio
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Richard Daingerfield

Retired; Previously Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Director since 2014.
Mr. Daingerfield’s Bio
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Edward A. Gramigna, Jr.

Partner and Member of the Management Board, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Director since 2012.
Mr. Gramigna’s Bio
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Peter D. Horst

Retired; Previously Chief Executive Officer, PSB. Director since 2019.
Mr. Horst’s Bio
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Steven A. Kass

Retired; Previously Chief Executive Officer of Rothstein Kass and former senior partner of KPMG. Director since 2018.
Mr. Kass’ Bio
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Patrick J. Mullen

Retired; Previously Director of Banking, State of New Jersey, New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. Director since 2019.
Mr. Mullen’s Bio
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Philip W. Smith, III

President, Phillary Management, Inc., a real estate management company. Director since 1995.
Mr. Smith’s Bio
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Tony Spinelli

Chief Information Officer for Urban One, Inc. Director since 2017.
Mr. Spinelli’s Bio
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Beth Welsh

General Manager, Bassett Associates, a real estate management company. Director since 2012.
Mrs. Welsh’s Bio
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Patrick Campion

Retired; Previously Americas Region Head - Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank.
Director since 2023.
Mr. Campion's Bio

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Douglas L. Kennedy

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kennedy’s Bio
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John P. Babcock

Senior Executive Vice President, President of Peapack Private Wealth Management
Mr. Babcock’s Bio

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Frank A. Cavallaro

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Cavallaro's Bio
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Lisa Chalkan

Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
Ms. Chalkan's Bio
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Brydget Falk-Drigan

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Mrs. Falk-Drigan’s Bio
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Maureen E. Hemhauser

Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Head of Compliance
Mrs. Hemhauser’s Bio
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Robert A. Plante

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Plante’s Bio

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Thomas J. Ross, Jr.

Executive Vice President, President, Family Office Services
Mr. Ross’ Bio
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Kevin Runyon

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer
Mr. Runyon’s Bio
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Gregory M. Smith

Senior Executive Vice President, President of Commercial Banking
Mr. Smith’s Bio
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Vincent A. Spero

Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending
Mr. Spero's Bio
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Stuart Vorcheimer

Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial and Industrial Lending
Mr. Vorcheimer's Bio
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Eric H. Waser

Executive Vice President, Head of Peapack Private Investment Banking
Mr. Waser’s Bio

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market:PGC) is a New Jersey bank holding company.

Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative wealth management, investment banking, commercial and retail solutions, including residential lending and online platforms, to businesses and consumers. Peapack Private, the Bank’s wealth management division, offers comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice and solutions, to individuals, families, privately held businesses, family offices and not-for-profit organizations, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Together, Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Peapack Private offer an unparalleled commitment to client service.