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Metropolitan Commercial Promotes Kaufman To Head Of Commercial Lending

Metropolitan Commercial Bank in Manhattan announced the promotion of Luke J. Kaufman as head of commercial lending. He will report to Scott Lublin, executive vice president and chief lending officer and will be responsible for the overall operations of its commercial lending division.

AmeriCU Names Belle New CEO

AmeriCU’s Board of Directors has selected Ronald Belle, chief experience officer, to succeed CEO Mark Pfisterer, who last year announced his plans to retire in 2020.

Quontic Appoints Lantz To Chief People Officer

Quontic, the adaptive digital bank based in Manhattan, has added Mike Lantz, as chief people officer, a newly created position to further accelerate Quontic's reputation as a destination employer. Lantz is charged with fostering a culture where people can grow and develop professionally and be part of the team that sets the pace for innovation in banking.

First New York FCU Hires Clifford Carignan

First New York Federal Credit Union in Albany has announced its new vice president of lending, Clifford Carignan.

BankUnited Names Adam Hoffman New Head Of Treasury Management

BankUnited announced it has hired Adam Hoffman of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. as executive vice president and head of treasury management, based in Melville, New York. In this role, Hoffman will oversee the company’s treasury management product, sales, and service strategy as well as its commercial card business.

Robert M. Fisher Named ICBA Chairman-Elect

Robert M. Fisher, president and CEO of Tioga State Bank in Spencer, N.Y., has been named chairman-elect of the Independent Community Bankers of America. His term began at this week’s ICBA convention in Orlando, Florida.

Charles V. Wait Named Adirondack Trust President

Charles V. Wait Jr. has become the organization’s new President and CEO, an appointment that was approved by the board. Charles Wait, Jr. succeeds Stephan R. von Schenk, who acted as the Adirondack Trust Company President since 2014 and CEO since 2017.