BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Jul 13, 2016) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Bruce H. Stanwood as Senior Managing Director, Commercial Private Banking. Building upon the bank's successful growth, Bruce is now a part of the commercial banking team providing clients with an exclusive one-touch private banking experience.

Mr. Stanwood has over 35 years of financial services experience focused on new business development, portfolio, business line and credit risk management, and the creation of both domestic and global financial solutions for clients. Mr. Stanwood previously served at Citibank, N.A., NY as director and senior credit officer and prior to that in the commercial banking arena at Trust Company of New Jersey.

A resident of Gillette, New Jersey, Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from St. Peter's University and an MBA in Finance from Farleigh Dickinson University. He holds designation as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and is a former Trustee of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Stirling where he presently serves as a member of the Finance and School Endowment Committees.

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:

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