July 31, 2014 at 1:18 PM
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Christopher L. Fittin as Senior Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at the Bank’s Princeton, NJ Private Banking office located at 300 Carnegie Center.
Mr. Fittin most recently held positions with US Trust/Bank of America and served as Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Advisor in the firm’s Princeton market since 1997. He has held similar high profile positions at Nat West Bank, Smith Barney and A.G. Edwards over a 34 year career.
At Peapack-Gladstone Bank he will be responsible for active management and guidance of new and present clients, providing highly personalized investment, asset allocation and portfolio advice and guidance for high-net-worth, retirement, trust and institutional clients.
“Chris has demonstrated a long and successful tenure of providing excellent results and advice for clients. He has exceptional abilities as an investment manager and family advisor. We are proud to have such a highly skilled and experienced team member who will be integral to the growth of our wealth and investment business in the Princeton area,” stated John P. Babcock, President of Private Wealth Management at Peapack-Gladstone Bank.
Mr. Fittin earned a BSBA and MBA from the Leon Hess Business School at Monmouth University and has studied at the Wharton School in their Executive Education School earning a Certificate in Pension Funds and Investment management. He resides in Bay Head and has two grown children.