For Immediate Release
Contact: Karen Armstrong, 212-297-1635
(New York, NY) – January 29, 2019 – Donald E. Gibson, President and CEO of The Bank of Greene County, headquartered in Catskill, New York, has been elected to serve as Chairman of the New York Bankers Association (NYBA).
“I am honored to serve as Chairman of the Association this year, as NYBA celebrates its 125th anniversary and The Bank of Greene County marks its 130th. I look forward to working with my colleagues and public leaders on the issues important to our industry, our communities, and the State’s economy,” said Mr. Gibson.
“NYBA has been well-served by Don Gibson’s leadership on our Board over the years. His view of the bank as the cornerstone of a vibrant community is evident in his leadership and service. Our industry will benefit greatly from Don’s vision,” said Michael P. Smith, President and CEO of the New York Bankers Association.
Mr. Gibson serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer at Greene County Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiaries the Bank of Greene County, and Greene County Commercial Bank. Headquartered in Catskill, NY, the Bank has proudly served New York’s Hudson Valley for over 130 years.
Mr. Gibson joined the Bank of Greene County in 1987, and has served in positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Gibson has been President & CEO since 2007. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of several organizations, including Visa® USA Senior Advisory Council and the Greene Empire Zone. He served as the President of the Greene County Chamber of Commerce and Treasurer of Columbia Memorial Health. He is a graduate from SUNY-Oneonta and earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the College of St. Rose.
About the New York Bankers Association…For 125 years, the New York Bankers Association (NYBA) has been at the vanguard of the financial services industry. NYBA is comprised of the commercial banks and thrift institutions that engage in the banking business in New York State. Our members have aggregate assets in excess of $10 trillion and more than 200,000 New York employees.