Suffolk Bancorp in Riverhead, N.Y., has promoted Robert C. Dick to executive vice president of the holding company and its Suffolk County National Bank.

He was senior vice president of the bank and remains its chief lending officer.

Mr. Dick joined the bank in 1980 and has worked in the loan department since 1982. He has 35 years of banking experience.

Suffolk Bank has $982 million of assets.


Hudson Valley Bank in Yonkers, N.Y., has hired Stephen Soper as senior vice president and manager of the investment management and trust department.Mr. Soper was the director of employee education and marketing at Chase Manhattan Bank. Before that he was a regional manager for the Chicago office of Wright Investors' Services. He has 15 years of financial management experience.

Hudson Valley Bank has also hired Brian Johnston as a vice president and relationship manager.

Mr. Johnston was a vice president and regional manager at Buffalo-based M&T Bank. Before that he was a vice president and commercial loan officer at Patriot National Bank in Greenwich, Conn.


United Bank in Fairfax, Va., has hired Dennis Coombe as senior vice president and senior lending officer in the corporate lending group.Mr. Coombe came from $9 billion-asset Chevy Chase Bank in McLean, Va. He has 25 years of banking experience.

United Bank is a subsidiary of $5.1 billion-asset United Bankshares.

Raymond James Bank in St. Petersburg, Fla., has promoted Ken Ginel to accounting officer.He Mr. Ginel will oversee the accounting staff, prepare the bank budget, maintain the general ledger, and prepare financial reports for the board of directors.

Mr. Ginel's title had been accountant since 1997. He joined the bank in 1996 as an accounting assistant.

Raymond James Bank, a subsidiary of Raymond James Financial, has $674.3 million of assets.


Citizens Business Bank in Ontario, Calif., has promoted Timothy E. Andersen to senior vice president and regional manager of the its eastern region.Mr. Andersen was vice president and branch manager of the Ontario Airport office. He has 20 years of banking experience.

Citizens Business Bank has also hired Anthony H. Clarke as an assistant vice president and banking officer at the bank's stadium office inOrange County.

Mr. Clarke was a commercial loan officer at the Wilmington, Calif., office of Banco Popular. Before that he was an account officer at Osaka, Japan-based Sumitomo Bank. He has eight years of banking experience.

Interwest Bancorp in Oak Harbor, Wash., has promoted Patrick M. Fahey to president and chief executive officer and to chairman, president, and CEO of its Interwest Bank.Mr. Fahey is to remain chairman, president, and chief executive of Interwest's Pacific Northwest Bank subsidiary in Seattle, which it bought in 1998. Mr. Fahey, 57, had founded Pacific Northwest in 1988.

He succeeds Barney Beeksma as bank chairman and Steve Walden as president and CEO of both the parent company and bank. Mr. Beeksma resigned as chairman of the holding company and bank but will remain a director of both. Mr. Walden succeeds Mr. Beeksma as holding company chairman and will play a nonexecutive role.

Mr. Fahey, who began his banking career in 1967 as a management trainee at Seafirst Bank in Seattle, had planned to retire July 1 but accepted the board's offer to lead the company and bank.

He left Seafirst in 1981 for Old National Bank in Spokane, Wash, and became president there in 1983.

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