Northfield Bank names new SVP, senior credit officer

Northfield Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Northfield Bancorp Inc., announced Thursday it has named Carmine Abbate its new senior vice president and senior credit officer.

Abbate will also serve as acting chief credit officer out of the bank’s Woodbridge Operations Center in Woodbridge.

“Carmine brings a strong credit risk management background to Northfield and we look forward to his leadership as the Bank continues to grow its loan portfolio with disciplined credit and portfolio management,” Steven M. Klein, CEO and president of Northfield Bank, said.

Abbate has more than 25 yeas of banking experience and most recently served as chief credit officer at Amboy Bank.