Peapack Private adds seasoned banker to its roster to help grow business

Bedminster-based holding company Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. announced that Raymond Radigan, a seasoned and client-focused private banker, has joined Peapack Private, a division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, to help grow the business as the bank receives approval to open a location in New York.

Radigan joins Peapack Private with a background of more than 35 years as a private banker, responsible for leading and managing top-performing trust officers, portfolio managers, private bankers, wealth strategist and sales teams.

As senior managing director and regional trust team lead at First Republic Trust Co., Radigan most recently managed the Northeast Trust and Custody Team activity in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, where he focused on prospecting and onboarding all new trust and estate settlement accounts in the region. Prior to First Republic, Radigan was the senior vice president, head of trust and estate planning, at TD Bank, where, as the chief fiduciary officer, he was responsible for implementing strategic business plans for fiduciary activity and managed the personal trust activity and the financial and estate planning activity for the bank. At U.S. Bank, a position Radigan held prior to joining TD, he was part of the management team that developed a strategic business plan for the bank’s New York office.

Radigan began his banking career as the associate attorney for the Trust and Estate Division of Shea and Gould. He developed his career over the years with senior level wealth management, trust and relationship management positions at several of the top financial institutions in the country including North Fork Bank, Bank of New York and Bank of America/U.S. Trust.

Radigan joins a growing list of private bankers who have recently joined Peapack Private as it works toward opening its new location in Manhattan. He holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Boston College and is a graduate of the School of Management’s honors program. He holds a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.