Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based full-service commercial bank, has announced the appointment of two professionals to new business origination roles and the promotion of several senior officers within its specialty equipment finance subsidiary, Signature Financial LLC. With this initiative, Signature Financial solidifies and strengthens its team of veteran finance professionals to better serve its growing national specialty finance business and clients.
Signature Financial also announced that six professionals were promoted into new roles. Among them is Steven Robbins of Port Chester who was promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Asset Management, overseeing asset and portfolio management. Robbins joined Signature Financial in 2012 as Director of Asset Management, having come from Capital One Equipment Leasing & Finance. Robbins’ equipment finance/leasing career spans 30+ years, which includes stints at GE Capital and AT&T Capital. Robbins is a current member and past chairman of the ELFA Equipment Management Committee.
Happy birthday to Charles Nielsen of Port Chester who celebrates May 4.
Happy birthday to Jeff Diamond of Rye Brook who celebrates May 10.
Happy anniversary to Josephine and Dan Colangelo of Port Chester who celebrate May 5.
The Westchester County Health Department is offering free measles vaccines Tues., May 14 at 134 Court Street, White Plains, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic/60 to schedule an appointment.
The Westchester County Department of Health is giving away free minnows for residential ponds and water features, along with mosquito dunks, advice and strategies to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus. These will be available at the County Airport, 2 Loop Rd., W. Harrison Fri., May 3 & 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sat., May 4 & 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Westchester County Board of Legislators recently approved $2.05 million in funding to repair Merestead, a county park located in the Town of Bedford and Mt. Kisco. The money will be used to protect the 1907 mansion on the property, including building a new roof, and to move and store the contents of the house during construction, securing the mansion and its contents for future county use.
United Way of Westchester and Putnam’s Wine and Wonder Gala that took place Mar. 14 at the Doral Arrowwood Conference Center in Rye Brook raised more than $510,000—the largest amount of money raised in their history. The event was attended by more than 350 people.