Cortland Banks announces 3 new additions to the Commercial Lending Team

August 17, 2010
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CORTLAND -  Cortland Bancorp the holding company for the Cortland Savings and Banking Company (the “Bank”), along with Chief Executive Officer James Gasior and Executive Vice President Tim Carney, would like to announce the appointment of Nick Berardino, Stanley J. Magielski and Joseph A. Marino,  as new members of the CSBC Commercial Lending Team. The appointments are effective July 13, 20, and August 2, respectively.

Mr. Berardino, Mr. Magielski and Mr. Marino will join Chief Lending Officer and Senior Vice President Stanley P. Feret and Vice President and Group Leader William Holland, along with Carrie Stackhouse and Jim Duff on the CSBC Commercial Lending Team for the Bank. The CSBC Commercial Lending Team is purposefully comprised of industry strength and knowledge to provide local businesses with customized solutions. The CSBC Commercial Lending Team’s focus is forward-thinking solutions with the old-fashioned customer service Cortland Banks’ customers have come to know since the Bank was established in 1892.

Nick Berardino | Vice President, Commercial Lending
New to the CSBC Commercial Lending Team, Mr. Berardino is highly skilled in customizing commercial loan products, resulting in a positive experience for his customers.

A lifelong resident of Mahoning County, Mr. Berardino has been an established commercial lender for the past five years, with 10 years of local banking experience. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Berardino held the position of Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer with The Home Savings & Loan Company in Youngstown. Mr. Berardino’s area of specialty is owner occupied businesses.

"In today's rapidly changing economy, it is essential to deliver innovative banking solutions. I enjoy finding new ways to apply my knowledge, offer new ideas, and provide forward-thinking guidance to meet the unique needs of our customers and their business goals," Berardino said.

Mr. Berardino earned his Bachelor of Business Management and Finance, from Mount Union College.

Servicing the commercial needs of Mahoning County, Mr. Berardino will be working out of the Cortland Banks Boardman Victor Hills Plaza branch, located at 6538 South Avenue. He can be reached at 330.559.5115.

Mr. Berardino currently resides in Canfield with his wife and two children.

Stanley J. Magielski | Vice President, Commercial Lending
A new CSBC Commercial Team member, Mr. Magielski is proficient in tailoring commercial loans to the specific needs of local businesses.

Mr. Magielski has been an established commercial lender for the past five years, with 10 years of local banking experience. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Magielski held the position of Commercial Loan Officer with The Home Savings & Loan Company in Youngstown. Mr. Magielski is experienced in small business and commercial lending with a strong history of structuring and closing investments real estate transaction.

“As a lifelong area resident, I am dedicated to the success of the tri-county and its businesses. From commercial lending to real estate loans, I believe customer service is the backbone of every relationship. That's why it remains a top priority before, during and after the transaction,” Magielski said.

Mr. Magielski earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in finance, from Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business, where he was on the dean’s list and received the YSU Trustee Scholarship.

Serving Mahoning and Trumbull counties, Mr. Magielski will be working out of the Cortland Banks Warren branch, located at 2935 Elm Road, as well as the Boardman Victor Hills Plaza branch, located at 6538 South Avenue. He can be reached at 330.720.5671.

He currently resides in Boardman with his wife and two children.

Joseph A. Marino | Vice President, Commercial Lending
A new CSBC Commercial Team member, Mr. Marino will provide strategic solutions to commercial loan requests relevant to the specific goals of each business.

With 11 years of banking experience, Mr. Marino offers comprehensive industry knowledge, having worked for both a credit union and a bank. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Marino held the position of Commercial Loan Officer with Park View Federal in Cleveland. Mr. Marino’s areas of specialty are SBAN lending and commercial real estate.

“What I like is that Cortland Banks truly understands the importance of customer service. With over 11 years experience, I am a firm believer in helping small businesses achieve their goals through common sense decisions; I know Cortland Banks brings that to the table, which is rare in this day and age,” Marino said.

Mr. Marino earned his Bachelor of Science in Financial Resource Management, from Ohio State University.

Serving Portage and Geauga counties, Mr. Marino will be working out of the Cortland Banks Mantua branch, located at 11661 State Route 44, as well as the Middlefield branch, located at 15561 West High Street. He can be reached at 216.338.9511.

Mr. Marino currently resides in Chagrin Falls with his wife Stephanie.

An independent Community Bank since 1892, Cortland Banks serves Trumbull, Portage, Ashtabula, Geauga and Mahoning Counties.  Cortland Banks offers products and services similar to regional and national banks, Cortland Banks emphasizes responsive and personalized service.  The Company's "Forward-Thinking Solutions. Old-Fashioned Customer Service." theme highlights a culture where customers are known by name rather than account number, and where decisions are made by directors and managers who reside and work in the communities where the Company's headquarters and branches operate.

For additional information about Cortland Banks visit http://www.cortland-banks.com

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
PLEASE CONTACT:
Sara Smith
Marketing Director &
Communications Director
Cortland Banks
330.637.8040 x132
ssmith@cortland-banks.com

 

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