KeyBank has hired Riverside’s John Keller as Senior Relationship Manager for its commercial banking portfolio in Fairfield County.
Keller will manage new and existing relationships with middle market commercial clients with revenues in excess of $30 million to $250 million throughout Southern Connecticut.
He brings more than 15 years of financial services experience to KeyBank.
Keller joins the company from HSBC Bank USA in New York City where he served as Senior Portfolio Manager, and led the underwriting of senior loans for the Northeast market. Previously he was a Senior Relationship Manager for middle market clients in the Connecticut, Westchester and New York City markets. Keller also served seven years with GE Capital where he held various commercial sales and capital markets leadership positions in Norwalk and New York.
“John is a tremendous senior commercial banker with great relationship building and portfolio management experience, along with a proven track record of success in business development,” said Jeff Hubbard, KeyBank Connecticut and Western Massachusetts Market President. “He previously served a wide range of industries and clients across Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey, and will be instrumental to our continued growth in Fairfield County.”
Keller holds a B.S. in Accounting from Ithaca College and his M.B.A. in Finance and Information Systems from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. He serves on the board of directors of the Sound Beach Volunteer Services Foundation, is a state licensed Emergency Medical Responder, and is an active volunteer firefighter with certifications across several technical rescue disciplines. He and his family live in Riverside.
Keller’s KeyBank office is located at 40 Richards Ave in Norwalk.