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Member News – Lakeland Bank
June 8th, 2017

 

Lakeland Bank hired three new Mortgage Loan Originators. Peter Byrne has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Montville and Summit, N.J. Steve Kotarsky has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Hackensack, N.J. Elaine Madsen has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Sparta, N.J

Peter Byrne has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Montville and Summit, N.J. Joining Lakeland with more than 30 years of industry experience, he was most recently an Assistant Vice President for the Private Client Group with PNC Bank in Madison, N.J. Byrne earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Bonaventure University, performed graduate work at Seton Hall University and holds Series 7, 63, Life and Health licenses. Byrne is a member of the Knights of Columbus and serves on the Oratory Prep and Saint Rose of Lima committees. He resides in South Orange, N.J.

Steve Kotarsky has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Hackensack, N.J. Joining Lakeland with more than 28 years of mortgage industry experience, Kotarsky was most recently a Mortgage Loan Originator with Community Federal Savings Bank in Morristown, N.J. Prior to that, he was a Senior Loan Officer at Emery Federal Credit Union in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kotarsky resides in Bergen County.

Elaine Madsen has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Originator based in Sparta, N.J. Madsen joins Lakeland with more than 18 years of real estate and mortgage industry experience. Since 1999, she has been a Loan Officer with several organizations including Weichert Financial Services, Washington Mutual Home Loans and GMAC. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business at Caldwell University and is an active volunteer with Pass It Along and Equine Tranquility Wellness Center. Madsen resides in Sparta.