People's United Bank appointed John T. Mast as senior vice president, market president for New York. In this role, Mast will be responsible for the bank's New York market, including Long Island, where People's United has 68 branches, focused on commercial sales efforts, in addition to oversight of retail banking, wealth management and insurance capabilities market-wide.
"John's extensive knowledge and experience within New York, especially Long Island where we have a strong presence, will deliver much added value to the bank and its customers as we continue to focus on delivering the best in technology combined with our expert bankers," said Patrick Sullivan, Massachusetts president, executive vice president commercial banking, People's United Bank.
Mast since 1986 has had an exclusive focus on the New York and Long Island markets. He has more than 30 years of banking experience with JP Morgan Chase & Company, holding various positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, he held the position of market executive, middle market & specialized industries – Long Island/Queens Region. He was responsible for managing the middle market business, including a team and an extensive portfolio of clients and prospects with sales between $20 million and $1 billion.
Mast is an active member of the Long Island Community where he has participated in, and supported community development initiatives throughout his career. His current affiliations include Long Island Association, Long Island City Partnership, American Heart Association and United Way of Long Island.
People's United Bank, based in Bridgeport, Connecticut, holds more than $60 billion in assets. Founded in 1842, People's United Bank offers commercial and retail banking through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, as well as wealth management and insurance solutions.
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