Bank veteran Marco Sardeira has joined Provident bank as senior vice president, team leader of the bank’s North Jersey commercial lending team, the bank said on Monday.
Sardeira, who will be based in the bank’s West Orange office, is responsible for managing a team of relationship managers and loan specialists who work with small and mid-sized businesses in northern New Jersey to grow the portfolio of commercial bank loans by offering a variety of deposit and lending solutions.
In addition, he will actively participate in coaching and supporting his team to help structure new and existing commercial loans, meet with clients, review condition sheets and support loan approvals.
Sardeira will also manage a loan portfolio and serve the lending needs of clients in northern New Jersey.
Ed Galan, senior vice president, regional manager of Provident Bank, said Sardeira is a perfect match for the bank.
“I am delighted to welcome Marco to our management team,” said Galen. “He has exceptional human skills, in-depth market knowledge, lending expertise and a deep understanding of business credit needs.
“Marco will continue to support our efforts to develop the loan portfolio and strengthen our presence in the North Jersey market. “
Sardeira has over 28 years of experience in commercial lending and relationship management and has completed over $ 500 million in commercial loan transactions in the Northern New Jersey market. Prior to joining Provident Bank, he was SVP, Market Director in Santander Bank’s corporate banking group.