Mount Laurel-based Sun National Bank has grown its commercial lending team to expand its focus in central New Jersey.
Patrick Farrell has been appointed senior vice president and regional manager to lead the new area of central New Jersey, Steven Forleiter has been named senior vice president and senior relationship manager, and Brian Schoener has been named vice president and relationship manager of the team.
Farrell has more than 25 years of experience in commercial and consumer banking. Prior to Sun, he held leadership positions at TD Bank, including national sales manager of the health care professionals group and regional vice president of commercial, small business and retail lending in central New Jersey.
Forleiter has more than 25 years of experience in the commercial banking industry and is the former vice president and senior business development officer at Webster Business Credit Corp.
Schoener was previously the vice president and relationship manager in commercial lending at M&T Bank, focusing his efforts in central New Jersey. He also spent 15 years at TD Bank/Commercial Bank.
Farrell, Forleiter and Schoener will focus their attention in Mercer, Somerset and Hunterdon counties, primarily by developing business and managing commercial client relationships.
"Pat, Steve and Brian all have a dedication to client service and a record of achievement in commercial lending, and we welcome them to the Sun team," Brad Fouss, executive vice president and director of wholesale banking, Sun National Bank, said in a statement. "We established this new team to capitalize on our success in this region and are eager to serve the wide range of commercial lending needs of companies in central New Jersey. We look forward to enhancing the service we provide to existing customers here and to introducing new clients to Sun's unique competitive advantage."
Farrell added, "Steve, Brian and I have all worked together in the past, serving the needs of businesses here in Central Jersey, and we are thrilled to team up again to provide a premium level of personal service, customized solutions and local market insights to benefit our clients in the region."
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