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Cardon Joins GRB as Chief Credit Officer

Randy Cardon SVP and Chief Credit Officer photoGenesee Regional Bank (GRB) is pleased to announce that Randy Cardon has joined the bank’s leadership team as Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer.    

Randy, who has more than 30 years of commercial banking experience in the local Rochester market, will oversee the commercial loan administration and commercial credit teams at GRB.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from St. John Fisher and spent his career with the former Central Trust Company and M&T, most recently as Vice President, Credit Officer.  Randy is an experienced small business and middle market lender and credit officer, working with customers from Rochester to the North Hudson Valley.  He is active in the community, doing volunteer work for Foodlink and serving as a past board member on the Rochester chapters of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Randy to the GRB team.  He is an exceptional banker who brings solid credit analysis, loan review, and special asset management experience to GRB,” said Philip L. Pecora, GRB’s President and CEO.  “In the last decade, GRB has grown five-fold in total assets, adding hundreds of new commercial client relationships and more than 80 employees.  It is time to bring additional leadership resources to the bank to support the growth we are experiencing throughout our commercial loan portfolio.” 

Randy joins Tim Jones as recent GRB executive hires.  Jones, who has more than 25 years of commercial banking experience in the local Rochester market, oversees the commercial relationship management team and leads GRB’s business development efforts.  He joined GRB in December 2018 as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer after serving as a team leader in M&T’s Middle Market Commercial Banking group in Rochester. 

“Attracting talented, experienced bankers to GRB’s leadership team speaks to the opportunity that exists in the small business community here in the Rochester, as well as the opportunity for professional growth here at GRB,” added Pecora.  “We have a keen eye on the future and we are thrilled to have both Tim and Randall on our executive team to support our ongoing commercial growth.” 

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