Northfield Bancorp names CBRE exec Medina as director

Northfield Bancorp announced that its boards of directors appointed Gualberto “Gil” Medina as a director of both the company and Northfield Bank.

Steven Klein, chairman, CEO and president, said: “I’m pleased to announce that our boards, under the leadership of Independent Director Annette Catino, have appointed such a talented and well-respected individual in Gil Medina. Gil’s diverse skills, life experiences and contributions to his community will play a key role in our continued development and growth.”

Medina, a former secretary of commerce for New Jersey, is an executive vice president with CBRE Group Inc., a full-service real estate services and investment firm. He is a licensed real estate professional who has worked for a diverse cross-section of industry sectors. Medina is also an attorney and Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania. He earned a J.D. from Temple University and holds an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University.

Medina serves in board leadership roles with business associations, nonprofits and in health care, including the Puerto Rico Science Technology & Research Trust, the Puerto Rico Consortium for Clinical Investigation and St. Joseph’s Healthcare System.