Provident New York Bancorp Reviews

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    Current Employee - Manager in Montebello, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in Montebello, NY

    I have been working at Provident New York Bancorp full-time


    Provident has been transforming itself in the past year or so to take a more agressive stance towards sales and customer service. Teamwork is encouraged and everyone is friendly. Results are coming thorugh and the Street is recognizing this by being able to raise capital easily as well as getting positive ratings from analysts. I believe we are in more bigger and better things from the bank. Customer products and services are top notch and the bank which inlcudes management is very customer centric.


    Could look into expanding ATM network by joining an ATM network like Allpoint.

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    Look into better employee engagement at the lower ranks. Maybe by having a quarterly meeting with all bank staff recognizing goal makers as well as any news, plans, promotions, new employees, etc. This will make all employees feel like they are in touch.

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Provident New York Bancorp Interviews

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    Financial Advisor Interview

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    I applied in-person – interviewed at Provident New York Bancorp.

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    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!

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Headquarters Montebello, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1988
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

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... More

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