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Republic Bank Appoints New Commercial Lender for Pennsylvania Market

April 22, 2016, 07:41 AM

Republic First Bancorp, the parent company of Republic Bank, announced that Jerry Bresser has been named Vice President and Commercial Lender for the Pennsylvania market. In this role, Bresser – who has nearly 20 years of local banking experience – will work to identify commercial lending opportunities for Republic Bank.

Prior to joining Republic Bank, Bresser worked for Commerce Bank, where he was hired in 2000 as a credit analyst and quickly advanced to a position in Middle Market/Healthcare Lending. Most recently, Bresser served as a Commercial Loan Officer for TD Bank, working throughout Delaware and Chester Counties and specializing in small business lending.

"We are excited to welcome Jerry Bresser as a new member of Republic Bank's rapidly expanding team," said Harry Madonna, Chairman and CEO of Republic Bank. "His addition to our lending department strengthens an already successful team and with nearly two decades of banking experience in Delaware and Chester Counties, the relationships he has built will be invaluable to Republic's continued success."

"I am thrilled to begin this new role at Republic Bank," said Bresser. "The bank's strong growth is a testament to how they treat their Customers, offering absolute convenience and fanatical customer service. I look forward to working with an exceptional group of banking professionals and utilizing my previous experience to build strong relationships with business owners throughout the region."

Republic Bank is the operating name for Republic First Bank. Republic First Bank is a full-service, state-chartered commercial bank, whose deposits are insured up to the applicable limits by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The Bank provides diversified financial products through its eighteen offices located in Abington, Bala Cynwyd, Plymouth Meeting, Media, Wynnewood and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Berlin, Cherry Hill, Glassboro, Haddonfield, Marlton, Voorhees, and Washington Township New Jersey.

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