Peapack-Gladstone Bank Hires Todd M. Poland as General Counsel

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 15:14
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Todd M. Poland as Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Working out of the Bank’s Headquarters in Bedminster, New Jersey, Mr. Poland is responsible for overseeing all legal affairs of the Company in addition to providing advice to the Bank’s executive management team on all matters of law and policy. 
“Todd brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this role which will serve the Bank well as we continue our ongoing initiative in expanding our reach. His expansive experience will be a valuable asset to our Company,” says Doug Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peapack-Gladstone Bank.
Mr. Poland previously served as Partner at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP in Morristown, New Jersey with a concentration in banking, corporation and securities law.  He has extensive experience in bank and thrift regulatory and transactional matters, representation of parties to private equity transactions and other mergers and acquisitions (including strategic and financial buyers, and institutional lenders and equity investors), general representation of banks and other financial institutions, public and privately held companies, and public and private offerings of securities.
Mr. Poland has been a frequent lecturer on corporate and banking law matters to bar and banking groups. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law (Commercial Law) at Rutgers University Law School, Newark, New Jersey. Todd has also been listed in Super Lawyers® (2006, 2009, 2012-2014), a Thomson Reuters rating service business, in the areas of banking and business/corporate.