Apple Bank for Savings has appointed Anita Levine as vice president and commercial branch manager of its new branch office in Monsey, scheduled to open in late October.
Ms. Levine, an experienced commercial banker with over 20 years of experience serving the ethnic business communities in Rockland and Orange Counties, will be stationed at the new branch office at 75 Route 59 in the Evergreen Kosher Market Shopping Center.
James Matera, executive vice president and head of Apple Bank’s consumer banking division, said, “We are extremely fortunate to have Anita Levine join Apple Bank and lead our commercial banking business efforts in Rockland County and surrounding areas from our new location in Monsey. Anita brings to Apple years of experience in serving the banking needs of small and mid-sized businesses and business owners throughout Rockland and adjoining counties in both New Jersey and Connecticut. She is also well known within the Jewish communities as an active participant in business and charitable organizations.”
Prior to joining Apple Bank in July, Ms. Levine was a vice president and commercial Branch manager at M&T Bank based in Monsey where she was responsible for new business development in the Rockland, Westchester, and northern New Jersey areas.
Anita is an active member of the Enterprise Chapter of Business Network International and serves on the Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels for Rockland County.
A native of Amsterdam, N.Y., Anita is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B.S. in journalism and a minor in sociology. She is a longtime resident of Suffern and has two adult children.
Apple Bank, established in 1863, provides consumer and small business banking services in greater New York through its branch network and online banking service. Apple is the second-largest state chartered savings bank in New York State, with close to $12 billion in assets and 78 branches located in the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Westchester. Visit it at www.applebank.com