Our People

As the wealth management division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Peapack Private, along with subsidiaries PGB Trust & Investments of Delaware and Murphy Capital Management, provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, families, privately-held businesses, family offices, and not-for-profit organizations.

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 Team

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John P. Babcock

President 


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Thomas J. Ross, Jr.


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David M. Collum

Managing Principal, Chief Operating Officer


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John E. Creamer

Managing Principal, Chief Investment Officer


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JEFFREY FISHER

Managing Principal, Head of Investment Strategy


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James E. Kearney

Managing Principal, Head of Wealth Management


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Daniel J. Leary, III

Managing Principal, Chief Fiduciary Officer


DAVID G. DIETZE

Managing Principal, Senior Portfolio Strategist


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Diahann W. Lassus

Managing Principal


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PETER J. LEWIS


ClaIRE E. TOTH

Managing Principal, Senior Wealth Strategist






















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