GREATER HUDSON BANK HIRES PETER ABT, FORMER PROVIDENT BIG

Peter AbtGreater Hudson Bank, N.A., continues to expand its commercial lending team. The Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Peter Abt as commercial loan officer. Mr. Abt’s responsibilities include creating new business opportunities as well as assisting in the overall growth of the Bank with regards to commercial loans and deposits. In addition, he will be responsible for maintaining existing relationships and creating new ones throughout the footprint of the Bank.

Mr. Abt has worked in the banking industry for more than 10 years. He was most recently with Mahopac National Bank as a regional vice president, commercial lender. Prior to that position, Mr. Abt was at Provident Bank (now Sterling National Bank) as a vice president, commercial lender. He also has years of experience working for Andover Brokerage as an equities trader.Mr. Abt states, “At Greater Hudson Bank, I am looking forward to hitting the ground running. I intend to help the organization grow. I plan to use my banking experience to work with a true community bank that has the best interest of clients in mind.”

Larry Marchini, senior vice president and chief lending officer, Greater Hudson Bank, noted, “We know Pete is a person of integrity and is the best candidate for this position. We are very happy to have him as a part of our Greater Hudson family.”