Charter One Financial Inc., Cleveland, has named Edward J. Pettinella as an executive vice president.

He had been had been executive vice president of Rochester, N.Y.-based RCSB Financial, which Charter One bought last week.

RCSB became Charter One's western New York division, and Mr. Pettinella was named divisional president. He will be responsible for the retail banking activities of the 39 Rochester Community Savings Bank branches as well as for developing acquisition strategies in the region.

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