Our People

As the wealth management division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Peapack Private, along with its subsidiary PGB Trust & Investments of Delaware, 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

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DAVID G. DIETZE

Managing Principal, Senior Portfolio Strategist

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Diahann W. Lassus

Managing Principal

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PETER J. LEWIS

Managing Principal, Regional Investment Head

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ClaIRE E. TOTH

Managing Principal, Head of Wealth Planning

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Nicole Bonanno

Senior Managing Director, Director of Client Service

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Amy Long

Senior Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer














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