BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2016) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Laura T. Collura, Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Learning. In her new role, Laura will oversee the Bank's new Career Development Institute and head the Bank's private bank corporate learning team stationed at its Bedminster Headquarters and 300 Carnegie Center Princeton, New Jersey location.

Ms. Collura is a proven Human Resources executive with expertise in aligning people strategies with business strategies. Laura brings to the Bank over 20 years of experience in the human resources arena, most recently as Senior Vice President, Human Resources Director, Retail at TD Bank in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey where she supported over 15,000 employees from Maine to Florida and collaborated in the development of people initiatives, policies and programs. Ms. Collura also held impressive roles as Vice President, Human Resources Manager and Vice President, Senior Human Resources Business Partner/Employee Relations Manager at Bank of America (formerly Fleet Bank).

A resident of Monroe Township, New Jersey, Ms. Collura attended Bucks County Community College with a focus on Business Management. She is an Elite Member of the National Association of Professional Women.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $3.47 billion as of March 31, 2016. Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, real estate professionals, non-profits and consumers, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy. Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its wealth management, commercial private banking and retail private banking divisions and its online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service.

Contact Information:

Rosanne Schwab
Peapack-Gladstone Bank
Assistant Vice President, Public Relations Manager
500 Hills Drive, Suite 300
Bedminster, NJ 07921
(908) 719-6543