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Feb 29, 2024

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Clifton Savings Bank Appoints
Tracy Tripucka Senior Vice President
of Commercial Lending


CLIFTON, NJ – Clifton Savings Bank, which has provided banking services to New Jersey residents since 1928, has hired banking industry veteran Tracy Tripucka for the position of Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending.  Mr. Tripucka has more than 25 years of New Jersey bank management experience, including 15 years at the VP level.

In his new role, Mr. Tripucka will be responsible for expanding and enhancing the bank’s small- and medium-sized business lending as well as its related small business deposit and banking services.  This includes real estate secured commercial loans for multi-family properties; office, retail, mixed-use, medical and other professional buildings; small strip shopping centers; and small warehouses.

In doing so, Mr. Tripucka will help Clifton Savings Bank continue to provide its small- and medium size business customers with a full-service commercial banking and lending platform, one which  includes commercial loans and a suite of related business banking products and services.

Before joining Clifton Savings Bank, Mr. Tripucka served as Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer at Crown Bank in Elizabeth; prior to this, he spent over ten years with Kearny Federal in Fairfield, where he earned the title 2nd – VP and Director of Commercial Loans.  Mr. Tripucka also has held VP positions at Allegiance Community Bank in South Orange and Summit Bank in Cranford.

“An accomplished industry veteran such as Tracy further enhances our ability to help New Jersey’s small and mid-sized businesses with their financial service needs – and this includes those still recovering from Superstorm Sandy,” said Walter Celuch, President of Clifton Savings Bank.  “We think Tracy will be an integral part of our successes in 2013 and beyond.”

Mr. Tripucka earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.  A father of two, he rides in Little Falls, NJ with his wife.


About Clifton Savings Bank
Serving the community since 1928, Clifton Savings Bank offers a diverse range of banking services with emphasis on personal customer assistance.  The 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