MONTEBELLO, NY--(Marketwired - April 22, 2015) - Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), announced today that it has added two senior relationship managers serving the New York Metro market. These banking professionals bring to Sterling diverse experience, substantial expertise in relationship banking, and a proven track record of success across the New York Metro market.

Adam J. Brenner joins Sterling as a Senior Managing Director and Team Leader. Adam was previously a Senior Vice President & Account Executive at Capital One Bank in New York.

Justin Roth joins Sterling as an Associate Managing Director. He was previously an Account Executive & Assistant Vice President for Capital One Bank in New York.

Brenner and Roth will be joined by a group of highly accomplished banking professionals:

  • Michael Aglialoro -- Associate Managing Director
  • Ovie Idise -- Associate Managing Director
  • Luis Gonzalez -- Associate Managing Director
  • Janet Liz -- Associate Managing Director
  • Carol Browne -- Client Associate

"We are very excited about the opportunities ahead for this commercial banking team," said Jim Peoples, Chief Banking Officer of Sterling National Bank. "The range of skills and expertise that Adam, Justin, and their team bring to the table are highly complementary to the high-value solutions and outstanding service we provide to our growing commercial client base across the New York Metro area. With our unique team-based approach, each client is delivered customized solutions across multiple disciplines through a single point of contact."

About Sterling National Bank
Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp, specializes in the delivery of service and solutions to business owners, their families, and consumers in communities within the greater New York City area through teams of dedicated and experienced relationship managers. Sterling National Bank offers a complete line of commercial, business, and consumer banking products and services. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements
This release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may concern Sterling's current expectations about its future results, plans, operations and prospects and are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including inflation; the effects of, and changes in, trade; changes in asset quality and credit risk; introduction, withdrawal, success and timing of business initiatives; capital management activities; customer disintermediation; and the success of Sterling at managing these risks. Other factors that could cause Sterling's actual results to differ from those indicated in forward-looking statements are included in the "Risk Factors" section of Sterling's securities filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included herein are only made as of the date hereof, and Sterling specifically disclaims any obligation to update these statements in the future.

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