Parsippany, New Jersey, resident Robert J. Peluso was recently elevated to the position of Second Vice President/Government Banking Officer in Kearny Bank’s headquarters office. Peluso, who has been with Kearny Bank since 2015, will continue to focus on support and management of public funds, nonprofit deposits and lending portfolios in communities serviced by Kearny Bank. His overarching role is maximizing the efficiency of the banking process for Kearny Bank clients, through direct engagement in community partnerships, economic development programs and government associations.
“Robert’s extensive experience with community and local business management has made him ideally suited to his ongoing responsibilities,” says Kearny Bank President and CEO Craig L. Montanaro. “He provides our clients with a consistently exceptional level of professional service.”
Peluso is president of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, for which he originated the Shop Local Rewards Program; president and founder of the Parsippany Area Visitor Center and Economic Development Chairperson for the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills. In addition, he is an advisory board member for the Morris County Economic Development Corporation and the Morris County Technical School. He previously served as Council Vice President for the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills and president of the Skylands Tourism Council of New Jersey.
Prior to joining Kearny Bank, Peluso held senior management positions with Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Capital One Bank and NorCrown Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from Montclair State University and an MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.