Peapack-Gladstone Bank appoints new senior VP, director of personal banking

Bedminster-based Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp., together with Peapack-Gladstone Bank, on Monday said Kate Sant’Angelo has been elevated to senior vice president, director of personal banking.

In her new role, Sant’Angelo will oversee the bank’s retail branch network, operations, client experience training and retail administration, with a focus on the bank’s strategic initiatives.

With 22 years of experience in the banking industry, Sant’Angelo previously served at Lakeland Bank and subsequently at Wells Fargo as assistant vice president, branch manager in Branchburg and Bridgewater. Joining Peapack-Gladstone Bank in 2015, she held the positions of vice president, retail private banker and vice president, retail administration in the bank’s Bedminster headquarters location.

Over her professional career, Sant’Angelo has completed the New Jersey Bankers Association Emerging Leaders Program in 2017, which focuses on cultivating leadership skills in promising managers. Additionally, she was recognized as an NJBankers Rising Star in 2023, an award honoring influential figures in the New Jersey banking industry for their community impact.