After real estate troubles muddied Suffolk Bancorp's reputation, its new president and chief executive plans to restore its name on Long Island.

Howard Bluver has been a consultant to Suffolk, of Riverhead, N.Y., the past six months. During that period the 121-year-old company resolved compliance issues with the Securities and Exchange Commission, restated 2010 earnings and escaped Nasdaq delisting. Suddenly in a more visible role, Bluver is responsible for getting a company on the mend growing again.

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