Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Andrew C. Sagliocca
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Andrew C. Sagliocca serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Mr. Sagliocca served as Esquire Bank, National Association's (the “Bank”) Chief Financial Officer when he joined the Bank in February 2007. He became the Bank's Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Sagliocca was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of North Fork Bank from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Sagliocca has more than 27 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Eric S. Bader
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary
Eric S. Bader is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary of Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice President in February 2011, Mr. Bader served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Bank since January 2009. Prior to this, Mr. Bader served as the Bank’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer, since joining the Bank in January 2008. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Bader was Vice President at Goldman Sachs and served as a Vice President and Investment Officer at North Fork Bank. Mr. Bader has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Ari P. Kornhaber
Executive Vice President and Director of Sales
Mr. Kornhaber has served as Director of Sales of Esquire Bank since 2013. From 2004 to 2013, Mr. Kornhaber served as National Marketing Director at Plaintiff Funding Holding. Inc. (dba LawCash). Mr. Kornhaber has spoken on the subject of financing for lawyers, law firms and their clients, and the ethics surrounding the same, at numerous seminars and conferences across the United States for over 10 years. After receiving his law degree from Touro Law School in New York, Mr. Kornhaber was a practicing plaintiff’s lawyer in New York City with the law firm of Pariser and Vogelman, PC and was a trial attorney for the law firm of Napoli, Kaiser and Bern, LLC, where he specialized in personal injury, medical malpractice and mass tort litigation.

Board of Directors

Anthony Coelho
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Anthony Coelho has served as Chair of the Advisory Board for Bender Consulting Services since 2002 and was Chair and a Board Member for the American Association of People with Disabilities and the Lead Independent Director of Service Corporation International. Mr. Coelho was a prominent member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1978 – 1989. While a member of the House of Representatives, he authored the Americans with Disabilities Act, widely recognized as one of the most important pieces of civil rights legislation in the last 40 years. Mr. Coelho's former and current business affiliations include service on a number of corporate boards and as CEO of Wertheim Schroder Investment Services. Mr. Coelho has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2010.
Todd Deutsch
Todd Deutsch is a private investor and entrepreneur. Since 2012, Mr. Deutsch has managed his family office. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Deutsch was the Portfolio Manager/Principal at Bascom Hill Partners, a wealth management services company. Prior to running his family office and Bascom Hill Partners, Mr. Deutsch spent twenty years as a trader with Goldman Sachs and various hedge funds. Mr. Deutsch has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2015.
Marc D. Grossman
As a Founding and senior partner of The Sanders Law Firm since 2003, Mr. Marc D. Grossman is an innovator and leader in the mass settlement of medical claims and mass torts. Mr. Grossman's deep-rooted commitment to his clients and practice has led to his being a frequent speaker and national advocate for victim's rights. Mr. Grossman currently serves on The Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, The Executive Committee of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and is a member of the Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the leaders Forum of the American Association of Justice. Mr. Grossman has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2013.
Russ M. Herman
Russ M. Herman has been senior partner at the law firm Herman, Herman & Katz, L.L.C., a national law firm headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, since 1966. Mr. Herman is the past President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Civil Justice Foundation, Roscoe Pound Foundation and the American Association of Justice. He is an author, frequent speaker at law schools and national legal seminars and conventions. Mr. Herman is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame. Mr. Herman has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2007.
V. Janet Hill
Janet Hill has served as Principal at Hill Family Advisors since 2008, where she oversees her family's assets and investments. From 1981 until her retirement in 2010, Ms. Hill was the owner of and served as Vice President of Alexander & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm where she provided advice and counseling to major corporations on policies and procedures to achieve and maintain an inclusive workforce. She is currently a member of the boards of directors of the Carlyle Group and Dean Foods Company. Ms. Hill is a former director of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corporation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees at Duke University, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Wolf Trap Foundation. Ms. Hill has a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College and a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago, both in Mathematics. Ms. Hill has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2016.
Robert J. Mitzman
Robert J. Mitzman is the Founder and former Chairman of the Quick Group of Companies (“Quick Group”), having amassed more than 35 years of experience in the worldwide specialized courier industry. Mr. Mitzman was also the former Chief Executive Officer of the Quick Group. Mr. Mitzman previously served on the Board of Directors for Perfumania Holdings as well. Mr. Mitzman has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2007.
John Morgan
John Morgan founded Morgan & Morgan in 1988, to represent the people, not the powerful. Mr. Morgan lectures across the country on the practice of law. He has been an active member of the Florida Justice Association and served as a FLAG trustee. Mr. Morgan has also received Martindale-Hubbell's esteemed “AV” rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Mr. Morgan attended the University of Florida and the Levin School of Law University of Florida, where Mr. Morgan serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Morgan has been a member of the Esquire Bank, National Association board of directors since 2015.
Richard T. Powers
Richard T. Powers served as Esquire Bank, National Association's (“Esquire Bank”) President and Chief Executive Officer since Esquire Bank's pre-opening organizational stage in 2005 through 2008. Prior to joining Esquire Bank, Mr. Powers was President, U.S. Direct Services for Fiserv CBS. Mr. Powers has over 40 years of experience in all areas of the financial services industry, both banking and brokerage. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Waterhouse National Bank and Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of North Fork Bank, among other banking positions. Since 2009, Mr. Powers has been the owner of RT Powers & Associates, a banking and financial services consultant firm and he is recognized as an expert witness for banking technology patent infringement. Mr. Powers is a founding organizer of Esquire Bank.
Andrew C. Sagliocca
PRESIDENT, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR
Andrew C. Sagliocca serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Mr. Sagliocca served as Esquire Bank, National Association's (the “Bank”) Chief Financial Officer when he joined the Bank in February 2007. He became the Bank's Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Sagliocca was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of North Fork Bank from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Sagliocca has more than 27 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Jack T. Thompson
Since 2010, Jack Thompson has been the Head of Financial Services Investments at Gapstow Capital Partners, an alternative investment firm based in New York City. Prior to joining Gapstow Capital Partners, Mr. Thompson held positions at Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs, Novantas, and Booz Allen Hamilton. He serves as Director on the Boards of Coastal Financial Corporation (and its subsidiaries) in Everett, Washington and Seaside National Bank in Orlando, Florida. He previously was a Director on the Board of Pan Pacific Bank in Fremont, California. Mr. Thompson has been a member of the Board since 2016. He graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in History and he received his M.B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. Mr. Thompson is also a former 1st Lieutenant in the Armor Branch of the US Army Reserve.
Kevin C. Waterhouse
Kevin C. Waterhouse is Vice President and Investment Advisor of L.M. Waterhouse & Company, a Valhalla, New York-based registered investment advisory firm. Mr. Waterhouse has worked at L.M. Waterhouse since 2009. Mr. Waterhouse previously served as First Vice President – Operations & Product Development of Waterhouse National Bank. Mr. Waterhouse is a founding organizer of Esquire Bank.
Selig A. Zises
Selig A. Zises is a retired investor. Mr. Zises was the founder and CEO of Integrated Resources, a financial services company, from 1969 to 1988. Mr. Zises is a founding organizer of Esquire Bank, National Association.