Mr. Garson has been President of Garson Management Company, a family owned real estate management and development company since 1986. In 2006 he expanded and formed a new company, Staffard Garson Properties, LLC. Both Garson Management and Staffard Garson Properties, LLC own and manage residential apartments throughout Westchester County and the New York Metropolitan area. His responsibilities include hands-on oversight of approximately 850 rental units, commercial strip malls and medical buildings. He has been responsible for all phases of financing and has been responsible for compliance with state and local laws, including zoning and environmental issues. Originally from Yonkers, Mr. Garson is a life long resident of Westchester, married with two children, and is active in local and community charitable organizations. His business knowledge and extensive real estate development background will be a valuable resource to the Bank in making sound real estate lending decisions and maximizing benefits to the Bank’s shareholders, customers, communities and employees.