Township of Washington, NJ – May 24, 2010 – Kevin J. Lynch, Chairman, President and CEO of Oritani Bank, is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of Oritani Financial Corp. has promoted Leonard Carlucci to Senior Vice President. In his new position, Mr. Carlucci will be responsible for overseeing and growing the bank’s loan portfolio while supervising a team of five commercial lenders.
Mr. Carlucci has served as Vice President and Senior Commercial Lending Officer at Oritani Bank for the past five years. Since joining Oritani, he has helped solidify the bank’s position as a recognized leader in the New Jersey commercial real estate lending industry. Previously, Mr. Carlucci served as a senior commercial lending officer with other local community financial institutions.
Mr. Carlucci holds a B.A. in Accounting from William Paterson College. He has 23 years of executive banking experience. Since 2009, he has been Chairman of the Board of the North Jersey Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Oritani Bank is a 99 year old community bank with over $2 billion in assets, based in the Township of Washington, New Jersey. Oritani Bank is a publicly held Mutual Holding Company trading on the NASDAQ with the trading symbol “ORIT.” Oritani Bank has 22 branches throughout Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties, and offers a full line of deposit and loan services to both retail and commercial customers. For more information, call 888-ORITANI, or visit their website,www.oritani.com.