Northfield Bancorp in Woodridge, N.J., has lined up its next CEO.

The $3.8 billion-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that Steven Klein will succeed John Alexander on Nov. 1. Alexander, 67, is retiring but will remain the company’s chairman.

Steven Klein
Steven Klein will become Northfield Bancorp's CEO on Nov. 1.

Klein has been Northfield’s chief operating officer since 2011. He became the company’s president in 2013.

Klein’s “extensive financial services experience and deep knowledge of Northfield, community banking, and our marketplace, make him uniquely qualified to lead our organization for the future,” Alexander said in the release.

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