Valley Bank Appoints Joseph Nastri to Senior Vice President, Division Head for Commercial Lending in New York

News | 2/25/2020

WAYNE, NJ — Tuesday, February 25, 2020 – Valley National Bank, announced today the appointment of Joseph Nastri to Senior Vice President- Division Head Commercial Lending in New York City, which includes oversight of the Asset Based Lending portfolio.


Most recently, Nastri served as Senior Lending Officer at Republic Bank and has previously held positions at Capital One and JP Morgan Chase.

As Senior Vice President Division Head Commercial Lending, Joseph leads a team of commercial relationship bankers responsible for business development and portfolio management. He is focused on delivering a wide range of innovative and creative financial solutions in addition to superlative customer service.


“We’re excited to welcome Joseph to the Commercial Lending team,” remarked Valley’s Chief Lending Officer, Josephine Savastano. “He brings thirty years of banking experience to this role and we know he will be a valuable asset to the team.  


Nastri earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and Master of Business Administration in Finance from American International College. He is an active supporter of his local community on the Accountant & financial Services Executive Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters, participates in Junior Achievement Finance Park and is a past board member of the Fashion Service Network. He is a 2017 Top Hat Award Honoree as a member of 475 Esquire Toppers and an American Jewish Congress Financial Services Industry Award Honoree.


About Valley
As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $37.5 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates many convenient branch locations across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing exceptional service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.