Release: Leumi Names Jeff Watts New Southeast Market President for Commercial Banking

Watts Brings 15 Years of Experience to Southeast Commercial Banking Team Bank Leumi announced today that Jeff Watts has joined the organization as its new Southeast Market President. In this role, Watts leads the Southeast Middle Market team within the Commercial Banking division, based in Aventura, Florida. He joins Leumi from City National Bank of Florida, … Continued

Release: Leumi Grows Technology Team with New Chief Information Security Officer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leumi announced today that Ely Pinto has joined the bank as Chief Information Security Officer. In this role, Pinto is responsible for leading and executing the bank’s information and cybersecurity programs, and will also be tasked with redeploying an end-to-end information security program. Pinto reports directly to Martin Droney, Leumi’s Chief Operations and … Continued

Hurricane Office Closure Alert

Due to Hurricane Irma, our Florida office will be closed on Tuesday September 12, 2017. For any inquiries or assistance with your banking needs on Tuesday, please contact us as follows: Commercial Banking Clients: Please reach out directly to your banking team, or contact our Chicago office at 312.419.4121. Private Banking Clients: Please call 212.626.1004 … Continued

LeumiTech CEO Yifat Oron Featured in the International Business Times

The Woman Who Redefined How Banks Work With Startups International Business Times, August 31, 2017 By Leigh Cuen Israel is home to around 8.4 million people and some 4,600 startups, according to a  global report by India’s National Association of Software and Services Cos. and the consulting firm Zinnov. Yifat Oron, the CEO of … Continued

Release: Bank Leumi Expands Private Banking Business in South Florida

Renewed focus to serve the growing Latin American community in the region, offering custom solutions including wealth management and estate planning August 22, 2017 09:23 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bank Leumi, a leading financial services firm and one of the top banks in Israel, today announced an initiative to further bolster the capabilities … Continued

A Day in the Life of a Leumi Intern

Hi! My name is Nick Burko, and I intern with Leumi’s Credit Team and International & Tech Banking Group within the Commercial Banking division. Due to my keen interest in commercial real estate, I have also spent some time going on site visits to properties in New York City with Chris Polito, Chief Regional Credit … Continued

Release: Leumi Expands Legal Team with Three Strategic Hires

Gerri Alfino, Sol Bernstein and Christopher Gawley Boost Leumi’s In-house Counsel June 14, 2017 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bank Leumi announced today that it has made three key hires to its growing legal team in recent months. Christopher Gawley was appointed First Vice President in May, while Gerri Alfino and Sol … Continued

Release: Martin Droney Joins Bank Leumi as Chief Operations & Technology Officer

Droney to Bring Decades of Financial Services Technology Experience to the Bank –Bank Leumi announced that Martin Droney has joined as Executive Vice President, Chief Operations & Technology Officer, responsible for overseeing the rapidly growing bank’s technology infrastructure and operations. Based in New York, Droney will oversee a team of more than 100 full-time employees … Continued

Release: Leumi Announces Changes to Real Estate Commercial Banking Management

Christopher Gregg promoted to National Head of Real Estate Lending, Roger Rofé hired as Group Head for the New York Real Estate Team, Joseph A. Sciarillo to retire May 10, 2017 12:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leumi has announced several changes to key positions within the National Real Estate Banking Team. Christopher Gregg, … Continued

Release: Leumi Launches Water Division, Expanding U.S. Commercial Banking Business

New bank practice area focuses on providing financing solutions to the water industry March 28, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leumi announced it has expanded its U.S. Commercial Banking business into the water sector, an area in which the Leumi Group has long operated in the Israeli market. Currently a $500 billion … Continued