Bob is Bank of America's Long Island Market President. In addition to his responsibilities as Market President, he is also Market Executive for Bank of America's Healthcare and Institutions group covering the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania markets. The group banks the majority of the major healthcare providers and not-for-profit institutions in the region. Prior to the merger with Fleet Bank, he was the Senior Team Leader for Fleet's Metro New York Healthcare and Institutions group focusing on healthcare providers and all other not-for-profits located in NYC, Long Island, and the northern suburbs. Before this assignment, Bob managed Fleet's Long Island Middle Market and Contractors team from April 2001 to June 2002.
From January 1999 to April 2001, Bob held the position of Senior Line Credit Officer for Fleet Bank's Metro New York and New Jersey Middle Market business. After Fleet's acquisition of NatWest Bancorp in May 1996, Bob held the position of Senior Relationship Manager on the New York Large Corporate Team, managing a diverse group of client relationships.
While at NatWest, Bob held a number of line and credit positions. From 1993 to 1996, Bob was the Division Senior Credit Officer for the National and Structured Finance Divisions. The National Division focused on a national corporate lending practice and also included NatWest's for-profit national healthcare specialty. The Structured Finance Division was a leveraged lending group focused on sponsor based and asset based lending transactions.
After graduating the NatWest training program in 1985, he served as a Relationship Manager in the Leasing and Finance Company Specialty Lending group for seven years. Bob graduated with a BA in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta in 1981. Bob graduated from Pace University's Lubin Graduate School of Business with an MBA in Finance in 1987.
A native of Setauket, Long Island, he resides there with his wife, twin sons and daughter.
Board membership: Long Island Association, Mather Hospital, United Way, AHRC-Nassau Foundation Board, St. Joseph's College, and Long Island Philharmonic.