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Gold Coast Bank Sponsors LIMBA Event Featuring NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

LIMBA Tom DiNapoliLong Island Metro Business Action (LIMBA) welcomed NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli to their weekly networking event at the Clarion Hotel in Ronkonkoma on Friday, January 9th.   This event, sponsored by Gold Coast Bank, focused on the economic condition of New York and Long Island.  LIMBA President and Gold Coast Bank Regional Vice President/Branch Manager Bill Miller and Bank President/COO Jim Johnis both took part in this well-attended event.

GOLD COAST BANK ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF TWO VETERAN FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS TO POSTS IN ISLANDIA AND FARMINGDALE

Alba Spinelli has been named Branch Manager in Farmingdale and Lisa Tomasulo was appointed Customer Service Representative in Islandia. Ms. Spinelli most recently was Long Island Manager at First Trade Union Bank in New Hyde Park, where her responsibilities included new business development. Prior to that she was Branch Manager and Vice President at Community National Bank in Garden City. Ms. Tomasulo most recently was a Relationship Banker at M & T Business Banking Center in Bohemia, which involved handling a variety of administrative and customer services.

“We wish to welcome both of these highly-accomplished professionals to the Gold Coast Bank Family,” said James Johnis, Gold Coast Bank’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “We are certain these new hires will add greatly to the superior service already provided to all of our customers.”

GOLD COAST BANK NAMES THOMAS P. RYAN CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER / CHIEF LOAN OFFICER

Islandia, NY — Gold Coast Bank, known as Long Island’s Community Bank, proudly announces that it has named Thomas P. Ryan as Chief Credit Officer / Chief Loan Officer. Mr. Ryan is an experienced banking executive who has worked with large corporate clients and high net-worth individuals throughout a distinguished career.
Mr. Ryan joined Gold Coast Bank Monday, Nov. 24. He reports to James P. Johnis, Gold Coast’s President and Chief Operating Officer.

“Tom brings a wealth of experience, a sound background and solid credentials to Gold Coast Bank,” said Johnis. “He will be a valuable member of a team of highly-dedicated professionals working with clients who are seeking to expand their businesses on Long Island. We are extremely proud to welcome Tom to our Bank, which has been growing rapidly since it was established six years ago. We look forward to increased growth in the years ahead, and Tom will play a major role in that effort.”

Mr. Ryan was most recently Vice President Senior Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo Bank NA in Melville, N.Y. Mr. Ryan earned a Master of Business Arts (Finance), Summa Cum Laude, from Hofstra University, a Bachelor of Arts in American History from Iona College and holds a Graduate Banking Certificate from Adelphi University.

Mr. Ryan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of Nassau County, a member of the Three Village Historical Society and is former Treasurer of the Nature Conservancy of Long Island.

Gold Coast Bank launches new Commercial Online Banking

On November 3rd, Gold Coast Bank launched a new Commercial Online Banking experience that will make managing your business easier than ever.

A fresh, new look and seamless functionality make Commercial Online Banking easier to use, with convenient access to the most commonly used services.

Important Update: Older web browsers such as Internet Explorer® 8 and Opera™, and operating systems such as Windows® XP and Mac OS® 10.6, are not supported with the new system. Be sure to update your browser or operating system if needed.

To learn more about the new Commercial Online Banking experience, check out our video tutorial.

Joseph G. Farrell Joins Gold Coast Bank Board of Directors

Islandia, NY- On Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, Mr. Joseph G. Farrell, founder of Farrell Building Company, was elected to the Board of Directors of Gold Coast Bank.

Prior to forming his east end company in 1995, Farrell was a lucrative member of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Today, Farrell Building Company exists as one of the finest of its kind in the Hamptons market. Rooting his business’s success in exceptional customer value, pioneering design and superior construction, Farrell’s once childhood dream is now a living example of true achievement. Nearly two decades since its inception, Farrell Building Company maintains an impeccable reputation with an extensive track record of experience and success. Farrell has been recognized both locally and on a national level for his custom luxury homes. In addition to his New York building network, Mr. Farrell has also commenced building high-end residences in Florida.

Farrell is married with three children. He resides and maintains his offices in Bridgehampton.