United Bank in Fairfax, Va., has given new titles to Kurtis Marx, Jeffrey Lee, and Charlene Rogers.

Their responsibilities do not change.

Mr. Marx, a senior real estate lender, was named a senior vice president. He had held the title of vice president of real estate lending since he joined the $1.5 billion-asset bank in 1998. He has 19 years of banking experience.

He reports to Kendal Carson, the bank's president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Lee, who was named a vice president, has been the manager of the bank's Fair Lakes branch since it opened in 1994. He had joined the bank earlier that year as the assistant manager of its Woodburn branch. He has 17 years of banking experience.

Ms. Rogers, the manager of the bank's Prince William branch, was named an assistant vice president. She joined United in 1996 as the manager of its Reston branch. She has 29 years of banking experience.

Mr. Lee and Ms. Rogers report to Elizabeth Ferrenz, senior vice president of retail banking.

United Bank is a subsidiary of $5 billion-asset United Bankshares in Charleston, W.Va.

MIDDLE ATLANTICRoslyn Bancorp in Jericho, N.Y., has given R. Patrick Quinn and MaryEllen McKinley the title of executive vice president.

Their responsibilities do not change.

Mr. Quinn has been the $7.3 billion-asset company's general counsel and corporate secretary since he joined Roslyn in 1999.

Before that he had been an associate at the law firm of Cadwaladar, Wickersham & Taft in New York, where he had worked for a year. Still earlier he had worked at Sanwa Securities USA Co. LP in New York for a year and before that had been a partner at the Melville law firm of Payne, Wood and Littlejohn, where he worked for seven years.

Ms. McKinley, who had held the title of senior vice president, remains the company's human resource officer.

Before joining Roslyn in 1994, she had been an assistant human resources manager at North Side Savings Bank in New York (now part of North Fork Bancorp in Melville), where she worked for two years. Still earlier she had been an assistant vice president and human resources officer at Beacon Federal Savings in Baldwin, where she worked for six years.


Marquette Financial Cos. in Minneapolis has hired Robert W. Wightman to be chief executive officer of its $2 billion-asset First State Bank of Texas in Denton and group executive for the parent company's banking operations in Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. (See related story, this page.)

Mr. Wightman, 50, has been a consultant for the last two years. Before that he was the president of Kansas operations for NationsBank Corp. and still earlier had been president of Bank IV, a subsidiary of Fourth Financial Corp. in Wichita, Kan. (All three entities are now owned by Bank of America Corp.)

Before that he had been a senior vice president in Dallas for two years at the Houston-based First Interstate Bank of Texas (now Wells Fargo Bank Texas).

He began his 28-year banking career at RepublicBank Dallas, where he worked for 16 years, three of them as its president and CEO.

Marquette, a $6 billion-asset company, owns banks and nonbank financial companies in 16 states.

WESTBank of Santa Clara in California has hired Ron Pecoraro as an executive vice president and the chief operating officer.

Mr. Pecoraro was a senior vice president and a regional credit administrator at Mid-Peninsula Bank in Palo Alto, Calif. He has 30 years of banking experience, including senior management posts at National Bank of the Redwoods in Santa Rosa, Calif., Codding Bank of Rohnert Park (which National Bank of the Redwoods bought in 1994), and Exchange Bank in Santa Rosa.

Bank of Santa Clara, with $396 million of assets, is a subsidiary of $4.4 billion-asset Greater Bay Bancorp in Palo Alto.

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