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Executive Officers

Carol Bray
Carol Bray is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, a position she has held since January 2016. Previously, she was PCSB Bank’s Information Technology Manager beginning in December 2001. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Bray is responsible for the security of customer information and oversees the Information Technology and Systems Operations Departments. Before joining PCSB Bank, she spent 13 years as Vice President and Systems Operations Manager at Premier Bank, a $1.6 billion community financial institution.
Robert Farrier
Robert Farrier is Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Officer, a position he has held since January 2006. Before joining PCSB Bank, Mr. Farrier has held various positions in the retail banking sector since 1996 where he began his career at Marine Midland Bank and graduated from their Officer’s Development Program. Throughout his career he has worked at several large banking institutions such as Bank of New York, First Union, and Fleet Bank (Bank of America), in which he has held positions in the retail sector from Branch Manager to District Manager of a twenty branch region. Mr. Farrier holds an MBA from Marist College.
Michael P. Goldrick
Michael P. Goldrick is Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, a position he has held since October 2012. Before joining PCSB Bank, Mr. Goldrick has held various management and executive positions in the banking industry since 1987 where he began his career at North Fork Bank & Trust Company as a loan officer. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Goldrick was Vice President, Commercial Loans, M&T Bank, specializing in middle market loans. From 2005 to 2008 he was Executive Vice President, for Business and Professional Banking at Hudson Valley Bank an executive position accountable for direct and indirect management of a $1.5 billion loan and $1.7 billion deposit portfolio. From 2008 to 2012 Mr. Goldrick was a Senior Vice President, Team Leader Commercial Banking for Provident Bank responsible for loan expansion into Westchester, Putnam, Bronx and Fairfield Ct. Mr. Goldrick holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.
Ruth Leser
Ruth Leser is Senior Vice President and has been Director of Human Resources since January 1996. During her time with PCSB Bank, Ms. Leser has administered PCSB Bank’s growth from 99 employees to the current number of 177. Prior to joining PCSB Bank, she spent 9 years as a Human Resources Officer at First Union Bank, formerly Union Trust Bank in Connecticut. Ms. Leser holds a BBA in Human Resources Management.
David McNamara
David McNamara is Senior Vice President Compliance and CRA Officer, a position he has held since June 2014. From March 2003 until June 2014, Mr. McNamara was Vice President, Compliance and CRA for Newtown Savings Bank. From January 1997 until March 2003, he was a consultant for RSM McGladrey, Inc. in their Financial Services Practice, specializing in Bank Regulatory Compliance for Community Banks. Mr. McNamara is also an attorney admitted in the State of Connecticut since August 1999.
Scott D. Nogles
Scott D. Nogles is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a position he has held since October 2011. Before joining PCSB Bank, Mr. Nogles has held various financial management and executive positions for other financial institutions. He began his career in 1993 at KPMG, a big four accounting firm, and specialized in auditing community and regional banks. From 2004 to 2011 Mr. Nogles was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial officer of New England Bank, a $700 million public community bank in Enfield CT. Mr. Nogles holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut and is a former CPA.
Richard J. Petrone
Richard J. Petrone is Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, a position he has held since August 2012. Before joining PCSB Bank, Mr. Petrone has held various credit administrative positions for other financial institutions since 1982 where he began his banking career at North Houston Bank, in Houston Texas. From 1992 to 2007 Mr. Petrone was a Vice President and Business Banking Risk Manager for Wachovia Bank responsible for credit structuring, underwriting, originating, renewing and credit grading of business banking clients from $5.0 million to $50.0 million. From 2007 to 2012 he was a Vice President and Commercial Credit Manager for TD Bank, NA responsible for managing an underwriting team of four in support of a Westchester Commercial/Middle market lending team.
Clifford S. Weber
Clifford S. Weber is Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, a position he has held since January 2016. Mr. Weber brings more than twenty five years representing banks, bank and thrift holding companies and other financial service providers in regulatory, corporate, securities and transactional matters. He has spent his career advising senior management and governing boards of community banks and their holding companies on strategic issues, transactions, corporate structure, investments and activities. In addition, Mr. Weber was General Counsel to the Community Bankers Association of New York State, Chairman of the New York Bar Association Banking Law Committee and Counsel to the New York Assembly Insurance Committee. From 2000 to 2015, Mr. Weber was a partner with Hinman, Howard & Kattell LLP, a law firm specializing in banking and financial services regulation. Mr. Weber earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. He is a director of the Food Bank for Westchester and the Town of Yorktown Industrial and Commercial Board.

Board of Directors

William V. Cuddy, Jr.
William V. Cuddy, Jr. serves as Executive Vice President of CBRE, Inc. providing commercial real estate consulting and brokerage services to corporations and other institutions for over 30 years. He leads a team of professionals in providing corporate real estate services including tenant representation (regional and national), as well as agency sales and leasing. CBRE, Inc. has recognized Mr. Cuddy as its top producing broker numerous times and he was awarded the NAIOP Deal of the Year six times for various sales and lease transactions.
Mr. Cuddy’s present and past leadership positions have included serving as a director of The Burke Hospital Foundation since 2009; director of the Burke Research Institute since 2006; and Director (2001-2009) and Past President of The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital (2007-2009). Member, Board of Stewards and Past President (2007) with the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester County; Board member at Mercy College (1996-2005); and Director of the Westchester County Association since 2010.
Before joining the PCSB Bank Board of Trustees Mr. Cuddy had been a Director at CMS Bank which was acquired by PCSB Bank in 2015.
Kevin B. Dwyer
Kevin B. Dwyer is the owner of Dwyer Agency, LLC, a real estate agency, and of Dwyer Agency of Mahopac LLC an insurance agency. Dwyer Agency, LLC has been providing the Putnam and surrounding communities with residential and commercial real estate and insurance opportunities since 1927.
Mr. Dwyer is actively involved in many community organizations serving on the Board of Putnam Hospital Center Foundation, St. John’s Parish Mahopac Finance Committee, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Lake Mahopac Rotary and Mahopac Chamber of Commerce. His professional organizations include NY State Commercial Association of Realtors, Hudson Valley Commercial Association of Realtors, NYS and National Association of Realtors, International Council of Shopping Centers and Independent Insurance Agents of NY State.
Willard I. Hill, Jr.
Willard I. Hill, Jr., now retired, is an attorney who served as Managing Director, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Head of Government Relations for MBIA Inc., a major financial guarantee insurance company. He previously served on MBIA’s executive management team as global Chief Compliance Officer, and separately as Head of Investor Relations. Mr. Hill retired from MBIA in 2013. Earlier in his career, he was president of the government deferred compensation business at ING US Financial Services (now Voya Financial) and he held senior executive positions in the legal and business divisions at Aetna, Inc.
Mr. Hill earned his MBA from the University of Connecticut School of Business in 1991. He earned a Juris Doctor from Howard University School of Law in 1979 and a B.A. from Fisk University in 1976. He is a member of the bar in several states, including New York. Mr. Hill serves on the Board of Directors on the Council for Economic Education and of the Food Bank for Westchester.
Jeffrey D. Kellogg
Jeffrey D. Kellogg, now retired, served as the Senior Vice President of Development and Community affairs at Putnam Hospital Center and as Executive Director of the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation. In this capacity, for 21 years, Mr. Kellogg was responsible for all fund raising initiatives as well as the hospital’s marketing and communications, public relations, volunteer/auxiliary program, community outreach and guest services department. Professionally, in 2005 he was recognized as a Fellow of the Association for Philanthropy, which is the highest level of achievement in the field of health care philanthropy.
Before his positions with Putnam Hospital Center, Mr. Kellogg began his business career building and managing a chain of a dozen area sporting goods stores throughout Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and New Fairfield Ct. Counties. Throughout his career Mr. Kellogg has been active in the community and has served on many boards and held numerous leadership positions. These include positions and membership with the Putnam County Economic Development Corporation, the American Heart Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Grace Lutheran Church of Yorktown, the Putnam Alliance and Boy Scouts of America. Most recently, Mr. Kellogg has joined the board of Putnam Family and Community Services which services clients throughout the Hudson Valley.
Mr. Kellogg holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Lawrence University and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Western Connecticut State University.
Matthew G. McCrosson
Matthew G. McCrosson is a partner with the accounting and advisory firm of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP where he has been employed since 2000. Mr. McCrosson provides performance improvement based advisory services in addition to organizational and operational reviews. He has assisted many clients in reviewing their technology platforms in terms of alternative systems and system selection and implementation coordination.
Before joining PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP in 2000, Mr. McCrosson was with KPMG Consulting, in the firm’s Public Services line of business. Earlier in his career, Mr. McCrosson served as chief financial officer and chief operation officer of several national and regional not-for-profit organizations. He serves on the Boards of the Business Council of Westchester and Westchester Community College Foundation. He is a past Chairman of the Westchester Community Foundation.
Before joining the PCSB Bank Board Mr. McCrosson had been a Director at CMS Bank which had been acquired by PCSB Bank in 2015.
Joseph D. Roberto
Chairman
Joseph D. Roberto has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of PCSB Bank since January 2012 and as its Chairman of the Board since January 2012. He served as Chief Financial Officer of PCSB Bank from October 2005 to December 2011. Mr. Roberto’s banking career spans more than 40 years serving in various financial management and executive positions for other financial institutions. Before joining PCSB Bank, Mr. Roberto began his career at Yonkers Savings and Loan Association and served as Chief Financial Officer for both Yonkers Financial Corporation and Yonkers Savings and Loan Association, a public community bank, from 1996 to 2002. In 2004 and 2005 he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Empire State Bank, a public commercial bank.
Mr. Roberto is actively involved in various organizations in both Putnam and Westchester Counties, currently serving on the boards of the Putnam Economic Development Committee, as its Chairman, the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation and the Westchester County Association. Mr. Roberto is also actively involved with the American Heart Association and its Putnam Heart Walk leading PCSB Bank’s efforts in fund raising and heart healthy awareness.
Mr. Roberto’s extensive knowledge of the banking industry and strong leadership skills provide PCSB Bank with invaluable insight and guidance into the business and regulatory requirements of today’s banking environment.
Karl A. Thimm
Karl A. Thimm is the President, owner and founder of Karlen Inc. DBA Appliance Sales Plus, a leading Westchester based retail and commercial appliance provider located in Somers NY. He also sits on the Executive Board of Intercounty Appliance Corporation, a retail appliance co-op in Medford, NY. Prior to starting Karlen Incorporated, Mr. Thimm was in the appliance sales division of General Electric Company where he maintained relationships with many retail companies. He sits on the board of the Putnam Hospital Center.
Michael T. Weber
Michael T. Weber was the Chief Executive Officer of Health Quest a multi-hospital healthcare system located in the lower Hudson Valley until his retirement in 2013. Prior to retiring, he grew the system to a $700 million operation with multiple healthcare related entities including home care agencies, urgent care centers, a nursing home and physician practices, which helped in making Health Quest the leader it is today.
Before his position as CEO of Health Quest in 2007, Mr. Weber began his career in Buffalo, NY and from 1979 to 1986 he was Director of Fiscal Services at a local hospital. In 1986 he accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer at Putnam Hospital Center, in Carmel, NY. During that time Mr. Weber earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Western Connecticut State University and was promoted to the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer. Over the next seven years he successfully improved the hospital’s financial position, completed several major building projects, enlarged the medical staff and enhanced the reputation of the hospital.
During his years in healthcare administration, Mr. Weber was involved in many community activities including Chairman of the American Heart Association, committee membership with both the American Hospital Association and the NYS Healthcare Association and Chairman of the Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association.
Richard F. Weiss
Vice Chairman
Richard F. Weiss, having been in the financial services industry for over 40 years, is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner with an emphasis on Estate and Trust planning. Currently, he works as a consultant to Weiss Financial Group and Weiss Advisory Group LLC firms specializing in tax compliance and personal financial, estate and trust planning and compliance.
Before his current position, Mr. Weiss began his career working for several leading CPA firms in New York City, including the prestigious firm S.D. Leidesdorf & Co. which subsequently merged with the current firm of Ernst & Young. Before establishing his private practice in Mahopac, he was partner at the firm of Kamerman, Shapiro, Jacobs & Weiss, a boutique New York City based firm specializing in international and domestic corporate taxation, estate, trust and individual planning and taxation.
Mr. Weiss is a firm believer in giving back to the community and, toward that end, he serves as a board member and Treasurer of the Putnam County Housing Corp. and a board member of the Putnam Economic Development Committee. He also enjoys volunteering as a local broadcast television announcer for Mahopac High School sporting events.
Marsha Gordon
Robert C. Lusardi