Seasoned finance executive Pecoraro to join Blue Foundry as CFO

Blue Foundry Bancorp. on Tuesday said Kelly Pecoraro will be joining the firm May 9.

Subsequently, Pecoraro is expected to be appointed as the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer May 18 at a meeting of the company’s board.

“We are excited to welcome Ms. Pecoraro to Blue Foundry’s executive leadership team. Her years of experience as a finance executive at a large, fast-growing regional bank will prove to be invaluable at Blue Foundry,” James Nesci, CEO and president, said.

Most recently, Pecoraro served Investors Bank as EVP, chief accounting officer and comptroller of the $28 billion bank operating in the New York metropolitan area.

This month, Citizens Financial Group completed its acquisition of Investors Bancorp, the holding company of Investors Bank. Prior to joining Investors Bank, Pecoraro served as an audit professional at KPMG. Pecoraro is a Certified Public Accountant.

“I am eager to join Blue Foundry’s dynamic, inclusive and energetic culture. I look forward to leveraging my experiences to support the company at such an important juncture in their expansive history,” Pecoraro said.