Signature Bank Appoints New Private Client Banking Teams

Signature Bank appointed five private client banking teams throughout the metropolitan New York area as well as a group director assigned to an existing team.

For the first new private client banking team, Signature Bank named John Madigan managing group director to lead a team of six, all of whom joined from Citibank. Madigan formerly was managing director for Long Island, NY, in the emerging corporates group for Citibank in Hauppauge, NY, where he managed a large portfolio of business clients and a team of eight. He began his career there and went on to serve in various roles of increasing responsibility over three decades.

Joining Madigan’s team, based in Melville, NY, are several professionals who were named group directors and senior vice presidents, including Lou Bidalis, Keith Engley and Steven Schramm, all of whom served as relationship managers and vice presidents in their most recent roles at their prior institution. Signature Bank also named Keith Novitz group director and senior vice president at the bank. He most recently served as senior vice president of the commercial bank at his prior institution. He spent the majority of his 30-year career also developing and managing a corporate client portfolio. Vicky Moore also joined the team as senior client associate after having spent 20 years in various roles with her previous employer.

For the second team, Signature Bank named Tamra Postiglione group director and senior vice president and Candice Singer associate group director and vice president for the bank’s private client banking office in Garden City, NY. They worked together previously at M&T Bank in Melville, NY, where Postiglione was a senior vice president and senior relationship manager for 17 years and Singer was senior vice president and relationship manager for nearly 10 years. Vanessa Amendola joined the Garden City, NY, team as senior client associate. She previously worked with the Postiglione and Singer, serving as assistant vice president and portfolio manager/commercial relationship associate at M&T Bank.

Gary Raisig will lead another team in Garden City, NY, after being named group director and senior vice president. Signature Bank also appointed Scott Achtziger group director and senior vice president for the team to support Raisig. Both joined from Capital One in Melville, NY, where they worked together for nearly a decade and were directors and senior vice presidents. Raisig brings 16 years of banking experience to his new role, while Achtziger brings nearly 20 years of experience. Raisig managed a portfolio of middle-market clients across diversified industries throughout Long Island, NY, and Queens, NY. Achtziger covered a diverse portfolio of business banking clients across the metropolitan New York area. Signature Bank marks the third institution where Raisig and Achtziger will work together.

For the fourth team, Signature Bank appointed Sergio Orellana and Jason Volges group directors and senior vice presidents also based in the Garden City, NY, office. Orellana and Volges, who will co-head their new team, previously worked together for eight years at JPMorgan Chase in Melville, NY, each serving as commercial banker and vice president in the middle-market and specialized industries segment at the institution. Orellana and Volges spent 17 and 15 years at JPMorgan Chase, respectively.

For the bank’s Long Island City, NY, private client banking office in Queens, NY, Signature Bank named Usha Balrup and Namia Sultana-Ball group directors and vice presidents. Balrup and Sultana-Ball joined from Dime Community Bank, where they previously worked together. Balrup, with 25 years of banking experience, was a vice president and private banker for the New York City area, providing solutions and services to both retail and business clients. Sultana-Ball has a decade of banking and financial services experience. Before joining the bank, she was vice president and senior private banker at her former institution, where she serviced commercial real estate and commercial and industrial clients throughout New York City.

Signature Bank also named Timothy Juliano group director and senior vice president in joining one of the bank’s existing teams in Melville, NY, which is led by group director Thomas Rogers. Juliano joined from Dime Community Bank in Melville, NY, where he was senior vice president and group leader, managing a team of relationship managers within the middle-market group. Juliano, a banker with 33 years of experience, brings expertise in working with construction contractors, among other industries.

“We continue to emphasize our relationship-based banking model across our growing national banking enterprise,” Joseph J. DePaolo, co-founder, president and CEO of Signature Bank, said. “The success of this model is based on our proven abilities to attract veteran bankers who join as teams and serve as the united single point of contact for our clients. In the case of these New York-area teams, they have all worked together in the past and bring their cohesive relationships and extensive experience to Signature Bank. The addition of these highly experienced professionals allows us to expand our founding footprint throughout metro New York, where we initially planted our roots 21 years ago. We look forward to the client relationships these teams will forge and the contributions they will make.”

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