PISCATAWAY, NJ – Investors Bank has appointed Patricia Grazioso, a highly qualified, career retail banker, to manage its Piscataway branch, located at 565 Stelton Road.  Ms. Grazioso will oversee all branch operations, develop new business relationships, mentor the team and participate in community activities.  Ms. Grazioso possesses proven leadership skills, and she has developed the ability to help teams of employees achieve their career and life potential.

Ms. Grazioso grew up in Piscataway and began her banking career there. She is very enthusiastic to return to her roots after three decades of holding various positions at retail bank branches in communities across central New Jersey.  Members of Ms. Grazioso’s family reside in Piscataway, and a few long-time residents have stopped by the branch to test her knowledge of the township’s history, key places and events.

Upon announcing Ms. Grazioso’s appointment, Investors Bank Vice President and Sr. Market Manager Dee Abedraboh said, “Patricia is goal oriented with strong listening and communication skills. She is the ultimate straight shooter who builds trusting relationships with clients, the branch team and the community because she pays attention to detail and is true to her word.”

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Speaking about the new position, Ms. Grazioso said, “I’m excited to be returning to Piscataway. This is where I was raised, attended school and made many friends. Now, I’m coming home as part of a professional banking team.  Investors Bank is an exceptional organization, with an amazing corporate culture, superb teammates and a deep commitment to taking significant steps that produce positive results in the communities it serves.”

Before joining Investors Bank, Ms. Grazioso was in a variety of retail banking roles such as Business Development Officer, Branch Manager, Mortgage Broker, Consumer Lending Specialist and Operations Officer.  Also, Ms. Grazioso regularly volunteered her time and shared her many talents with local communities by participating in and leading nonprofits and professional, business organizations.

Ms. Grazioso believes that by making time to assist local communities, she has an opportunity to serve people and build new relationships. In recent years, she has been actively involved as a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council of the Edison Chamber of Commerce. She currently serves on the Finance Council for St. Matthias School in Somerset.  Also, Ms. Grazioso is a member of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and she previously served as Treasurer for St. Matthias School, HSA in Somerset.

Ms. Grazioso currently resides with her family in Somerset. She enjoys watching the New York Giants, relaxing in the pool and driving her wave runners.

For more information about the Investors Bank branch in Piscataway, stop by and see Ms. Grazioso at the branch at 565 Stelton Road in Piscataway, New Jersey, or call 732-926-0360. The branch lobby is open Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The drive-up teller is open Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The branch has off-street parking.

About Investors Bank

Investors Bank, headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, is a full-service community bank that has been serving customers since 1926. With over $23 billion in assets and a network of more than 150 retail branches, Investors Bank delivers personalized services and products tailored to the needs of its customers. Investors Bank’s banking services include complete deposit, loan and cash management products for consumers and businesses.

Investors Bank: Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.