Eugene M. Kennedy III is Managing Director at Customers Bank in New York. Gene is Banking Group Head of a team focused on banking privately held commercial companies and real estate families throughout the NY Metro Region. Previously, Gene was EVP and Chief Lending Officer of First National Bank of New York, where he led the bank’s commercial banking originations. Prior to that, Gene spent 12 years at JPMorgan Chase having led financings from $100,000 to $1bil to companies in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Gene has a BA from Trinity College and MBA from the UCLA Anderson School.