Mr. Lesler was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in March 2023. He was previously the Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company and the Bank beginning in December 2021. Mr. Lesler has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for BCB Bancorp, Inc. from 2018 to 2021 and prior to that, he served in the same position at Clifton Bancorp, Inc. from 2016 to 2018. He also held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and President and Chief Executive Officer at Bank of New Jersey where he served for 11 years. Mr. Lesler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Rutgers University and is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Age 52.