Linda Bowden appeared in our Top 30 rankings.
Margaret Anadu/Sherry Wang
Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group
Goldman Sachs has been investing heavily in Newark for years. Anadu and Wang, who have long recognized the city’s great potential, are behind the push.
Has led the charge as M&T makes itself a key player in business banking throughout the state.
His leadership has made Investors the model for banks looking to immerse themselves in a statewide market.
New Jersey market executive
Dontas is responsible for leading five regional commercial banking offices that focus on expanding business throughout the state, especially to commercial banking customers with annual revenue greater than $5 million.
New Jersey market president
Bank of America
He’s new to the role — taking over in December — but he’s already showing the energy and excitement that will be needed for BofA to maintain its role as the state’s biggest lender.
Kemly, the longtime leader of one of the top business banks in the state, also serves as chairman of the New Jersey Bankers Association.
Some say Kennedy has personally turned Peapack-Gladstone in the go-to spot for high net worth folks in New Jersey; Kennedy will point to the all-star team of colleagues he’s assembled.
Senior managing director
His leadership has helped Sterling become a go-to bank for small and family businesses in New Jersey.
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