Luis Massiani was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sterling Bancorp and Sterling National Bank effective December 15, 2012. Mr. Massiani was most recently Director of the investment banking department of Credit Suisse Securities LLC. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in May 2011, Mr. Massiani served first as Vice
President, then later as Director, of the investment banking department of Citadel Securities LLC, from September 2009. From August 2005 until September 2009, Mr. Massiani worked in the Financial Institutions Group of Citigroup Global Markets Inc., first as an Associate, and later as Vice President.
James R. Peoples was appointed as Executive Vice President and Market President of Regional Banking of Sterling National Bank and Executive Vice President of Sterling Bancorp in November of 2011. Mr. Peoples was appointed Chief Banking Officer and President of the Banking Group of the Bank in August of 2014. Mr. Peoples has over 37 years of experience in Financial Services and Credit Management. He served as President for KeyBank in the Seattle Cascades District from 1999 through 2008, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Western Bank in Denver, Colorado from 2010 to 2011.