The Westchester Bank has announced the appointment of Jay Serniak to the position of vice president, commercial lending. He will be responsible for organizing and generating new commercial loan activity while strengthening an existing loan portfolio from various business sectors.
Serniak has been in banking for more than 25 years with institutions such as Citibank, US Trust and BNY Mellon. He is a member of The Business Council of Westchester, the Westchester County Association, the White Plains Chapter of USA 500 and the Real Estate Finance Association in Fairfield County.
John M. Tolomer, president and CEO of The Westchester Bank, said, “He understands from firsthand experience that ‘bigger is not always better’ and that a local community bank offers solutions that more small and midsize business owners are seeking in today’s marketplace.”