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The Westchester Bank Appoints Paul Fernandes as Vice President, Branch Manager

Published 04/17/2015

April 17, 2015. (White Plains, NY). The Westchester Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Fernandes as Vice President and Branch Manager of the White Plains branch, located at 464 Mamaroneck Avenue. Mr. Fernandes brings strong industry credentials to The Westchester Bank and has over twenty years of retail banking experience. He is a lifelong Westchester County resident and active in community business and civic affairs.

“I was extremely fortunate to have been born and raised in Westchester. It’s an extraordinary community to be part of and it’s a privilege to help local businesses find creative ways to grow. More growth means more jobs which benefit the entire community,” stated Mr. Fernandes. “There’s a real passion at The Westchester Bank to get to know our customers and their respective needs. It’s that personal interaction and involvement that makes working here very special, and very different from other larger banks I’ve worked with in the area,” he concluded.

Prior to joining The Westchester Bank, Paul was a Vice President, Branch Manager for Capital One in Eastchester and spent ten years working at The Bank of New York in Westchester County. He is an active member of the Mamaroneck Chamber of Commerce and long time member of the Mount Vernon Portuguese Club.

John M. Tolomer, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Westchester Bank stated, “Paul’s background is an excellent fit for us. The White Plains staff will be well served by his leadership and strong interpersonal skills.” Mr. Tolomer continued, “From day one, The Westchester Bank culture has been very customer-centric and our business model, Banking Made Personal, continues to set us apart from other, larger banks. We’re fortunate to have Paul, who understands and executes that business model with each customer in need of a banking solution.”


About The Westchester Bank


The Westchester Bank is a New York State Chartered and full service FDIC insured commercial bank offering state-of-the-art technology with a comprehensive line of banking products to businesses and consumers including: business and personal checking, business lending, commercial mortgages, savings accounts, CD’s, money market accounts, Interest on Lawyer Accounts (IOLA), attorney escrow accounts and tenant security accounts. The Westchester Bank is headquartered in White Plains at 12 Water Street and has four branch locations: Yonkers at 2001 Central Park Avenue, White Plains at 464 Mamaroneck Avenue, Thornwood at 994 Broadway, and Mount Kisco at 51 South Moger Avenue. For more information about The Westchester Bank products and personal services, please visit or contact Kristin Ball at (914) 368-9919.


Taking Care of Business… And the Community

"Community Living assists disabled adults within our community. The Westchester Bank is part of that community providing all the banking functions we need to meet our goals and support the mission. They’re great people to work with and have always been there for us."

John Signorelli, Founder, Community Living Corp.

John Tolomer, President & CEO, The Westchester Bank

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