OceanFirst Bank appoints Svizeny president of Greater Philadelphia region

Red Bank-based OceanFirst Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OceanFirst Financial Corp., announced Tuesday it has appointed Susanne Svizeny as president of the Greater Philadelphia region.

Svizeny will lead the bank’s expansion in the metropolitan Philadelphia market area. She will also be responsible for growing commercial relationships, treasury management, retail banking and trust and asset management services.

Prior to OceanFirst, Svizeny most recently served as executive vice president and division manager, commercial banking, at Wells Fargo Bank N.A. for markets in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Western New York and Eastern Canada.

“We are pleased to welcome Susanne to our OceanFirst family.  An accomplished and successful banker, Susanne has a wealth of experience particularly in the Philadelphia market. OceanFirst is excited to extend our market into the dynamic Philadelphia region and we look forward to meeting the banking needs of businesses and residents of the greater Philadelphia area,” Joseph J. Lebel, executive vice president and chief operating officer, OceanFirst Bank.

The College of New Jersey alumna is chair of the school’s board of trustees. Svizeny also currently serves on the board of directors and executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia as well as the CEO Council for Growth.