Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. Announces Nancy E. Graves as New President and Chief Executive Officer and a Member of the Board
April 05, 2016
Fort Lee, NJ – Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BKJ), (the "Company"), holding company for Bank of New Jersey, today announced the appointment of Nancy E. Graves as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the holding company and the bank. Ms. Graves, who recently served as President and CEO of Pascack Bancorp, Inc. and Pascack Community Bank, has also been appointed to the boards of directors of the Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. and Bank of New Jersey. Gerald A. Calabrese, Jr., Chairman of the Board, had been serving as interim chief executive officer and president.
“Nancy has the depth of experience in community banking to lead us forward” said Gerald Calabrese, Chairman of the Board. “Her experience as a community bank executive and her active involvement in the communities we serve will be invaluable to the Bank.”
“I am honored to lead the Bank of New Jersey in one of the most vibrant and diverse markets in the Northeast. Bank of New Jersey epitomizes the importance of community banking in New Jersey’s future. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and the entire Bank team,” said Nancy E. Graves, President and CEO.
Ms. Graves was President and CEO of Pascack Community Bank since 2013. Prior to joining Pascack Community Bank, she served in New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration for three years, as Assistant Division Director of the Department of Banking and Insurance. Ms. Graves, serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of New Jersey.
“We are very fortunate to have Nancy become an integral part of the Bank’s executive management team,” said Albert Buzzetti, Vice Chairman of the Board.
About Bancorp of New Jersey
Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc. is the holding company of Bank of New Jersey. Bank of New Jersey, headquartered at 1365 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee, New Jersey, offers convenient hours and a high level of service for traditional consumer and commercial products and services. The Bank currently has 9 branch offices located in Fort Lee (3 locations), Hackensack, Haworth, Harrington Park, Englewood, Cliffside Park, and Woodcliff Lake, all in Bergen County, NJ. Construction continues on a tenth location in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. All locations are in Bergen County, NJ.
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