American Banker's annual ranking found that overall sentiment toward financial institutions has taken a hit in 2023, but these Garden State operators are still among the most revered by customers.
The Newark-based firm said move will provide investors with a cohesive set of investment solutions across private credit, real estate equity and debt, private equity, infrastructure and agriculture.
The annual publication highlights U.S. businesses across 166 categories – ranging from traditional retail to online and service segments – that have consistently gone above and beyond for their patrons.
“Our mission extends beyond revitalizing communities; it’s about empowering the very engines that drive these communities – small businesses,” said NJRA president and CEO Leslie Anderson.
Bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the field, Sanjay Sidhwani will oversee the data strategy and management capabilities of the Morristown-based financial institute.
The new initiative will expand affordable loan solutions in Black and Hispanic neighborhoods throughout New Jersey.
Experts from the New Jersey Department of State, Hudson County Community College and Hackensack Meridian Health delve into issues surrounding businesses' promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion.
The alleged scam targeted law enforcement, fire personnel and other first responders with a cryptocurrency that could supplement investor’s existing pension plans.
While the companies occupying the top two spots on our latest ranking of New Jersey's privately owned businesses haven't changed since 2022, they - like most firms on the list - did post revenue gains.
“It’s important to have leadership support but it’s also as equally important to make sure that everyone in the community knows or feels that they’re part of the effort moving forward,” said Yeurys Pujol, vice president for diversity, equity, inclusion at Hudson County Community College.
With the planned investment, Goldman Sachs Asset Management will join Charlesbank Capital Partners as co-lead equity investors in the Iselin-based firm.
The move comes after the financial institution – which has been wrapped up with a highly publicized proxy fight, an audit and a long-delayed shareholder meeting – failed to file its Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.