Douglas L. Kennedy is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, which is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey. Doug is responsible for leading the Company’s wealth, lending and deposit solutions and directing the Bank’s overall strategic vision.
Doug is a career banker with over 35 years of commercial banking experience. Until joining Peapack-Gladstone Bank in 2012, he served as president of the New Jersey Market for Capital One Bank and North Fork Bank prior to that. Over the years he has held key executive level positions and had great success building business at Fleet Bank, Summit Bancorp and Bank of America.
Doug is a graduate of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut with a degree in Economics and an MBA. Mr. Kennedy was named to the NJBIZ “Power 50 Banking” list and the NJBiz “Power 50: The 50 Most Powerful Non-Profit Board Members” list in 2011. Additionally, he received the Carpe Diem Award from Montclair State University and was named Man of the Year by the Boy Scouts of America that same year. Mr. Kennedy is a current member of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Montclair State University Board of Directors. He served as past President of NJ After 3 and a past Board Member of the New Jersey Bankers Association.