NORWALK, Conn. – First Niagara Financial Group has appointed Nicholas Sentementes of Monroe, =to the position of vice president of Middle Market Equipment Finance. His duties will be in the areas of equipment leasing sale originations and product management.
Sentementes will serve the Tri-State and New England regions, and will maintain an office in Norwalk. He will directly report to David Lempko, who is First Niagara’s senior vice president of Equipment Finance.
“Nick brings 15 years of successful commercial and Middle Market experience to his new role as vice president of Middle Market Equipment Finance,” Lempko said. “In his previous roles, he built extensive knowledge, experience and relationships in equipment financing industries, including manufacturing, healthcare and retail. We welcome Nick to the team, and are confident he will bring valuable expertise and that will benefit First Niagara’s Middle Market customers.”
Sentementes has most recently worked as a senior commercial loan officer and relationship manager for People’s United Bank. He had previously taken on the roles of vice president and relationship manager at Citibank and senior account executive at General Electric Capital Corporation.
His educational accomplishments include a master of business administration and a bachelor of science, both in finance, and both from the University of Connecticut.
“I look forward to using my years of experience to offer First Niagara’s customers financial solutions that are right for them to grow their businesses,” Sentementes said. “I am excited to start this next chapter, and to begin contributing to First Niagara’s talented Equipment Finance team.”
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