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Philip L. Pecora

President & Chief Executive Officer
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Phil currently serves as President & CEO of GRB, a position that he has held since 2003. He has more than 20 years of banking experience, having joined GRB as a Senior Vice President, Manager of Commercial Banking after a seven-year career as commercial loan officer at a large regional bank. Phil currently leads GRB's executive management team overseeing the bank's financial, operational, administrative, underwriting and sales activities. Phil also serves as the bank's liaison to community support activities. During his tenure at GRB, the bank has grown from under $40 million in total assets to over $540 million.

Phil received his BA in Economics from the University of Rochester and MBA in Finance from the William E. Simon School of Business. In addition to sitting on GRB's Board of Directors, Phil currently is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at McQuaid Jesuit, a board member of the Italian Heritage Foundation of Rochester, and co-chairs the Boy Scouts of America Seneca Waterways Council "Casting for Character" fundraising event. Previously, he served as a Board Member and President of the Rochester Small Business Council.

In his spare time Phil enjoys spending time with his family and friends, fly fishing, golf, and skiing.

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Timothy Jones

Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
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Tim has more than 25 years of commercial banking experience in the local Rochester market and oversees the commercial relationship management team and GRB’s business development efforts.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics/finance from Ithaca College and completed his Master of Business Administration at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business.  Tim also completed the Senior Leadership Development Program at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.  

Active in the community, Tim is a member of the Board of Directors and serves on the Audit and Finance Committees for Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women and is a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center (CMAC).  He is also a former chairman of the Board of Directors of Bivona Child Advocacy Center, and continues to serve the organization as a member of its Stewardship Committee.

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Paul D. Keenan

Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager  
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Paul has been working in the banking industry for over 20 years and joined the GRB team back in 2012. He currently serves as Genesee Regional Bank’s Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager and is responsible for leading the bank’s sales and operational retail team.  Paul has developed several new products for GRB to better meet the needs of GRB’s customers.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the SUNY College at Brockport and an Associates of Arts in Engineering from the SUNY College at Alfred. Outside of GRB, he gives back to the Rochester community by serving on the Compeer Rochester Board and on the Greece Regional Chamber Executive Board where he is also the immediate past chair.

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Allana M. Lazeroff

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
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Having joined the GRB team in 2007, Allana is responsible for the bank’s operations.  Additionally, she oversees Cash Management and Marketing.  She brings more than 20 years of banking experience to the job, most recently spending 10 years prior to GRB at local regional bank managing the Cash Management sales team throughout Central New York. 

Allana graduated from the John Wiley School of Business at SUNY Geneseo, and earned the Certified Treasury Professional designation in 1999. She keeps busy with her husband and two active sons, and enjoys cooking, traveling, and playing volleyball when she can find the time.

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Michael R. Pulver

Senior Vice President, Residential Mortgage Manager
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Mike joined GRB in 2014. He brings 25 years of mortgage banking experience at the sales and executive level for several national institutions to his role managing GRB's mortgage sales team.

A graduate of St. John Fisher, Mike is involved in local chapters of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the American Cancer Society, and the United Way.

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Gary S. Schwingel

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
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Gary joined GRB in 2004 and is responsible for portfolio management, budgeting, financial management, risk management and human resources. He has more than 30 years of banking industry experience, including 20 in executive-level positions.

Gary is a graduate of RIT's E. Philip Saunders College of Business and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor.  He also serves on their Finance Advisory Board. 

Gary is active in the local community serving on the Board of Directors at the Mary Cariola Children’s Center.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf, reading, traveling and cheering on the RIT Tigers hockey team.