People's United Bank of Bridgeport, Conn., has hired David Norton as the senior executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

Norton had been the senior vice president of human resources for The New York Times Co. Before that he oversaw human resources for Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

People's United Bank has $18 billion of assets.


Bank of Georgetown in Washington has hired William Maguire as senior vice president of branch administration.

Maguire was the senior vice president for operations and administration at Potomac Bank of Virginia. Before that he was the senior vice president of operations for Sequoia National Bank.

Bank of Georgetown has $358 million of assets.

Eagle Bancorp Inc. of Bethesda, Md., has promoted Thomas D. Murphy to head of retail banking.

Murphy had been president of the Maryland division of the $1.5 billion-asset EagleBank since 2006. Before that he was an executive vice president and the chief operating officer. He is a founding member of the bank and has worked for Eagle since 1998. Earlier he had been an executive vice president and the chief operating officer of Allegiance Bank since 1995.

Meridian Bank of Paoli, Pa., has hired Erwin K. Wenner as a vice president of commercial lending and Michael Aliotta as a credit analyst in the commercial lending unit.

Wenner was the vice president of commercial lending for New Century Bank in Phoenixville, Pa. Before that he was he was a vice president and small business relationship manager for the Philadelphia market at HSBC Bank.

Aliotta was a credit analyst with Wilmington Trust FSB for three years.

Meridian Bank has $269 million of assets.

New Jersey Community Bank in Freehold has hired Thomas Cosentino to residential mortgage officer.

Cosentino will oversee the $62 million-asset bank's new residential mortgage division. He was a mortgage consultant in Paramus, N.J., for Wells Fargo & Co. Before that he was a vice president of loan origination at Greater Community Bank in Totowa, N.J..


Bank of Florida Corp. in Naples has promoted Scott Kellett to chief executive officer of its Bank of Florida Trust Co.

Kellett will remain the president of the trust division of Bank of Florida, a post he has held since 2007. He joined in 2005 as president of the West Coast division, where he oversaw client relationships and operations. Earlier he was a vice president and trust officer of First National Bank of Florida in Naples.

The company has $1.5 billion of assets.


California Community Bank of Escondido has promoted Sue Snow to senior vice president.

Snow joined the $181 million-asset bank when it opened in 2003. Before that she had been the vice president of the Escondido branch of First National Bank in San Diego since 2000. She began her career with Escondido National Bank.

California United Bank of Encino has hired Bill Nethercott as a senior vice president and regional manager.

Nethercott had been an independent bank consultant since 2008. Before that he had been president and chief executive officer of Tri-Valley Bank in Northern California since 2004. Earlier he had been the president and CEO of Heritage Bank in the East Bay area since 1998 and the division president of the bank's branches in Fremont and Danville.

California United has $426 million of assets.

Pinnacle Bank of Gilroy, Calif., has hired Anthony Marandos as a senior vice president and senior relationship manager.

Marandos was a senior vice president and private banking manager of the wealth management division at Pacific Capital Bancorp, where he had worked since 1995.

Before that he was a credit analyst and loan manager for Wells Fargo & Co., where he began his career.

Pinnacle Bank has $139 million of assets.

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