Detail - Executive
James M. Nigro
Executive Vice President / Chief Risk Officer
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
- JNigro at lakelandbank dot com
Mr. Nigro joined Lakeland Bank in 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Credit Risk Manager at The Provident Bank in Iselin, NJ.
His banking career began in 1994 at Summit Bank in Berkeley Heights where he held various credit and lending positions in Chatham, Cranford, Dayton, and Bridgewater. He advanced to Vice President, Regional Sales Manager, a position he held until 2001 when he left Summit Bank to pursue opportunities with the former Somerset Hills Bank in Bernardsville as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer.
Mr. Nigro graduated magna cum laude from Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and the Financial Management Association. He was recently named Chairman of the Morris Habitat for Humanity where he has served as a Director and Treasurer since January 2013. He also serves as Secretary for the Morris County Housing Alliance, is a member of the Risk Management Association and serves on a committee for the New Jersey Bankers Association.