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- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at Provident New York Bancorp full-time (More than 5 years)
The people that work at the bank are very nice. They are always friendly, helpful and willing to pitch in and share their expertise on a project
Provident is a community bank trying to be a regional bank so it's going through some growing pains with employees, vendors and clients
Advice to Management
The strategy for growth is a good one but recognize where you are currently and the reality of what you need to do to accomplish where you want to go
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative Experience
I applied in-person. I interviewed at Provident New York Bancorp.
Met with the Head of Wealth Management in their Montebello office. She started off by asking me some very simple questions. I know she was not new to the business but only at the firm for about 6 months. She very freely spoke about firings and Advisors on writen warning. Out of 6 Reps it seemed that only 2 were decent in her books. I asked if she felt the Advisors couldn't be coached up? I mean part of being a Manager is Coaching in this business not being a dictator. I started to interview her at this point because clearly it was not the place for me. The bank side of the program is run by a Young Lady who is a top notch partner. If you are new to the business and 60-80k a year is good enough for you then give it a try. If you are looking to work for someone who will be your biggest advocate then she is not the one you want to work for...PERIOD!
- I fired a rep when I got here and have one on written warning... 1 Answer
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Provident New York Bancorp is the holding company for Provident Bank, a community-based thrift operating some 35 offices in New York's Hudson Valley region and another in New Jersey operating as Towncenter Bank. Founded in 1888, the bank attracts consumers and business clients by offering traditional deposit products such as checking and savings accounts and CDs; its Provident Municipal Bank subsidiary provides deposit services to area municipalities. The bank uses funds from deposits to originate primarily real estate loans and mortgages. Subsidiary Hudson Valley ...