Nikolla joins Peapack Private as senior managing director, commercial private banker

Klaudio Nikolla has been named senior managing director, commercial private banker, at Peapack Private, a division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, it was announced Thursday.

As the bank expands its footprint into New York City, Nikolla joins a team of seasoned and highly skilled commercial bankers whose primary focus is to become a premier banking partner to clients in the commercial space, wealth management and corporate advisory services.

Nikolla brings over 16 years of success and contributions in the financial services industry to Peapack Private, serving as a trusted adviser to clients. Prior to joining the New York division of Peapack Private, he served as senior vice president/head of commodity finance for Valley National Bank. Prior to that, he was with HSBC, covering a diversified portfolio of domestic and multinational clients. He started his banking career with JP Morgan Chase Inc., where he held multiple roles across different business lines.