TOMS RIVER – OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OCFC), the holding company for OceanFirst Bank, has announced the appointment of Christopher D. Maher to the boards of OceanFirst Financial Corp. and OceanFirst Bank.
Maher, whose term is scheduled to expire in 2016, is president and chief operating officer of the company and the bank. He has held both positions since he joined OceanFirst in March 2013.
“Chris has been a valuable addition to our leadership team,” said John R. Garbarino, chairman and chief executive officer. “Chris has demonstrated his commitment to our community bank vision and our mission of building value for our shareholders. His appointment to our board completes another key step to our succession planning.”
OceanFirst Financial Corp.’s subsidiary, OceanFirst Bank, founded in 1902, is a federally chartered savings bank with $2.2 billion in assets and 23 branches located in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties.