Peapack-Gladstone Bank Chairs GFMI Lending Middle Market Conference

Bedminster, NJ - (NewMediaWire) - January 11, 2018 -  Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGB) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce their active participation in the November 30-December 1 Global Financial Markets Intelligence (GFMI) Conference held in the Downtown Conference Centre, New York, New York.   Fourth Edition Leveraged Lending in the Shifting Regulatory Market was the topic of discussion at this 2-day event chaired by Patrick Brocker, Senior Managing Director, Commercial Lending at Peapack-Gladstone Bank.   GFMI’s innovative conference focused on competitiveness and innovation in middle market lending where attendees discussed the best strategies for leveraged lending in the middle market and left with a better understanding of how to solve the problems they are facing in the current financial market. 

Mr. Brocker opened and closed each daily session with a personal address to all attendees adding insight on how to comply and innovate their leveraged lending to increase profitability in a competitive, regulated environment.  Acting as both Chair and panel moderator, he also led discussions focusing on how banks and non-bank lenders can work together in the middle market in addition to the impact of regulatory changes on the leveraged lending business.

At Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Patrick Brocker is responsible for establishing cash flow leveraged finance and asset-based lending product capabilities.  These products play a critical role in wealth creation, preservation, diversification and succession strategies for many private banking clients and prospects who own businesses by facilitating the purchase, sale, rapid expansion or rehabilitation of businesses. 

Pat has decades of experience building and managing middle market leveraged finance and asset-based lending businesses in regulated financial institutions, including originations, underwriting, relationship management, credit and loan workout.  He has supported the creation of substantial wealth for clients along with decades of exceptional returns for his institutions.  Mr. Brocker previously served as President of AmSouth Capital, a national leveraged lending and asset-based lending unit of AmSouth Bank; Senior Vice President, Northeast Marketing Manager of Fleet Capital; and Senior Vice President, Division Head of Specialized Finance at National Westminster Bank, USA.  Pat holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Marquette University.

Peapack-Gladstone Bank prides itself in providing clients with unparalleled service, integrity and trust responding to specific needs with proactive advice and solutions.

About Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a New Jersey bank holding company with total assets of $4.18 billion as of September 30, 2017.  Founded in 1921, Peapack-Gladstone Bank is a commercial bank that provides innovative private banking services to businesses, non-profits and consumers, which help them to establish, maintain and expand their legacy.  Through its private banking locations in Bedminster, Morristown, Princeton and Teaneck, its private wealth management, commercial private banking, retail private banking and residential lending divisions, along with its online platforms, Peapack-Gladstone Bank offers an unparalleled commitment to client service.

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