The New Jersey Bankers Association has elected Sabry J. Mackoul, a senior executive vice president in New Jersey at Fleet National Bank, as its chairman, and C. Mark Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Bergen Commercial Bank in Paramus, as its vice chairman.
Mr. Mackoul was the vice chairman of the bankers group. He joined Fleet in March, when it bought his previous employer, Summit Bancorp in Princeton, where he had been a senior executive vice president.
He joined Summit in 1996 when it bought United Jersey Bank in Hackensack, where he had been president and CEO for a year. Before that he had been a senior executive vice president of the bank for two years and an executive vice president for seven.
Still earlier he had been the head of its retail and community division for 10 years, five of them while holding the title executive vice president.
He began his banking career in 1964 at United Jersey as a management trainee.
Mr. Campbell was the treasurer of the bankers group. He has been the president and CEO of Bergen Commercial since its inception 13 years ago.
Before that he had been a senior vice president at Polifly Savings and Loan Association in Hasbrouck Heights, where he worked for four years. He has 30 years of banking experience.
WESTSilicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara, Calif., has hired James C. Wall as the manager of its newly created private client services group.
He reports to Harry Kellogg, vice chairman of the $5.5 billion-asset subsidiary of Silicon Valley Bancshares.
Mr. Wall was the California president and chief executive officer of Boston Private Bank and Trust Co. for a year. Before that he had been the president and CEO for five years of Bank of Los Altos, a unit of Heritage Commerce Corp. in San Jose.
He has 30 years of banking experience, including jobs as a vice president and a private banking manager at Wells Fargo Bank and at Seafirst Corp. in Seattle, which BankAmerica Corp. (now part of Bank of America Corp.) bought in 1996.
He had also been a co-founder, president, and chief operating officer of University National Bank and Trust Co. in Palo Alto, which Comerica Bank-California in San Jose acquired in 1996.