YONKERS, NY. May 29, 2014. The Westchester Bank announced today the selection of Jonathan Wiener, Founder and President of Chestnut Holdings of New York, to its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Mr. Wiener founded Chestnut Holdings in 1996 as a family-owned real estate investment and property management firm in the Bronx, and has over 30 years of real estate experience. In that capacity, Mr. Wiener identifies and develops new business, directs the commercial and residential real estate acquisition divisions, and oversees the field and property management teams in the daily operation of asset management. He is an advocate for continuous improvement of the housing stock in the Bronx and the important role it plays in neighborhood development and quality of life.
W. Thomas Clark, Chairman of the Board of The Westchester Bank Holding Corporation stated, “Jonathan brings outstanding credentials and is a welcome addition to our Board. As a business leader who started and built his company from the ground up, Jonathan’s entrepreneurial spirit and first hand expertise in growing a business brings an important and shared perspective to the Board. The Westchester Bank has a core understanding and appreciation of the needs of small to mid-sized entities. We take great pride in providing the best banking solutions to meet those needs in helping businesses throughout Westchester and surrounding communities grow. The Bank looks forward to Jonathan’s service as a valued Board Member,” Mr. Clark concluded.
Mr. Wiener stated, “It’s an honor to be elected to the Board of The Westchester Bank and a sincere privilege to serve with so many outstanding fellow Board Members. I look forward to being part of a team with such an outstanding and unprecedented track record of success,” he concluded. Mr. Wiener has also been an active member of the community over the years,
partnering with the Bronx Council on the Arts and DreamYard to provide educational programs for children outside of the classroom in a local setting. He has also been actively involved with the SAR Academy and High School for over 25 years and serves as an expert panelist on the Bronx at real estate conferences and forums