Our People

Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice, along with personal, commercial and investment banking solutions to individuals, families, privately-held businesses, family offices, and not-for-profit organizations.

Our team members come from varied backgrounds and experiences, drawing on unique skill-sets and perspectives to generate creative and customized ideas for clients.  Clients of Peapack Private will work with a highly-skilled and highly-experienced team of professionals that will deliver a full complement of services and solutions to help navigate through the complexities of creating, managing and protecting wealth.

Senior Leadership

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John P. Babcock

President, Wealth Management


Thomas J. Ross, Jr.

Executive Vice President


David M. Collum

Managing Principal, Chief Operating Officer


John E. Creamer

Managing Principal, Chief Investment Officer



Managing Principal, Head of Investment Strategy


James E. Kearney

Managing Principal, Head of Family Office Services


mj sully

Senior Managing Director, Chief Fiduciary Officer


Amy Long

Senior Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer



Eric H. Waser

Executive Vice President


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