Thomas X. Geisel
Executive Vice President & President of Specialty Finance, Sterling National Bank (New York, NY)
Chairman, Southern New Jersey Development Council
Tom has a diverse financial services background within national and regional banking organizations, to include: executive leadership, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial and consumer banking, and specialty finance. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Presiden of Specialty Finance for Sterling National Bank. Prior to Sterling he served as Managing General Partner of Templar Ventures, a private equity growth fund. His prior executive experience includes roles as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sun Bankcorp. He has also held numerous positions with KeyCorp, including Managing Director of Investment Banking, President of Key’s Capital Region New York District, Regional Executive for Commercial Banking, and President for Key’s Northeast and Florida Regions. Tom’s other experience includes representing the U.S. Department of Justice in various capacities domestically and overseas.