Neil Viotto was named senior vice president, director of residential and consumer lending for Peapack-Gladstone Bank, the firm announced on May 27.
Operating out of the bank’s headquarters in Bedminster, Viotto will be responsible for both residential and consumer lending, management of the loan origination team, and new business development and underwriting.
With more than 29 years of industry experience, Viotto most recently served as vice president, mortgage originations manager, compliance officer at Somerset Savings Bank in Bound Brook. There he streamlined the online mortgage application system while overseeing all aspects of the mortgage process from underwriting to processing and closing. During his tenure, he also served as Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) officer for the bank.
Prior to that, Viotto held the position of executive vice president, branch sales manager for Superior Mortgage Corp. in Cedar Knolls, where he managed company sales teams and oversaw all aspects of the company’s origination system, from opening to closing, to ensure quality assurance and customer service. Additionally, Viotto held managerial lending positions at Crystal Mortgage Corp., Superior Bank, First Union Bank/The Money Store and Avco Financial Services.