Tricia Cademartori Hrotko Appointed To
Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer
Clifton, New Jersey, April 3, 2014 – Clifton Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: CSBK), the parent company of Clifton Savings Bank, today announced the appointment of Tricia Cademartori Hrotko to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer. In this newly created position, Ms. Hrotko will be responsible for the integration of all revenue-related functions, including strategic planning, marketing and sales, product development and pricing, client service and support – with the ultimate goal of driving profitable growth.
Paul M. Aguggia, Clifton Bancorp’s recently appointed Chairman and CEO, noted that the creation of the role, and recruiting Ms. Hrotko, is in alignment with the overall strategic direction of the Bank. “As we complete our second-step offering, it is clear to me, and the Board of Directors, that we need to position the Bank more competitively within our market area. Bringing onboard an experienced, energetic and solution-oriented banking professional, with a proven track record, will complement our accomplished Leadership Team and elevate our brand. We enthusiastically welcome Tricia to our team.”
Ms. Hrotko commented, “Clifton is a well-respected, community-focused institution with solid financial footings from which to grow. There is plenty of opportunity within the Bank’s footprint to expand relationship banking activities and commercial and residential loan production.” She concluded, “I am excited to be joining Clifton Savings at such a pivotal point in its 80+ year history and to be an integral part of this unique opportunity.”
Ms. Hrotko joins Clifton Bancorp from Sterling National Bank, New York, where she was responsible for overall marketing and corporate communications for the $2.7 billion commercial bank. Previously, Ms. Hrotko held a similar role at First Morris Bank and Trust, a community bank headquartered in Morristown, NJ (now part of Provident Bank of New Jersey). Ms. Hrotko’s prior professional career included senior roles within the advertising and communications industry implementing integrated marketing programs for well-known national brands. Tricia is a graduate of Bryant University, Rhode Island; she and her family reside in the Gillette section of Long Hill Township, New Jersey.
About Clifton Bancorp, Inc.
Clifton Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of Clifton Savings Bank, a federally-chartered savings bank founded in 1928 and headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey. Clifton Savings Bank proudly serves businesses and individuals throughout Northern New Jersey from its 12 full-service banking offices.
Clifton Savings Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and New Jersey Community Home Buyer’s Counseling Coalition, and is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Housing Lender. For more information, call (973) 473-2200 or visit www.cliftonsavings.com