Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Andrew C. Sagliocca
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Andrew C. Sagliocca served as Esquire Bank’s Chief Financial Officer when he joined Esquire Bank in February 2007. He became Esquire Bank’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. Prior to joining Esquire Bank, Mr. Sagliocca was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of North Fork Bank from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Sagliocca has more than 29 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Eric S. Bader
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary
Eric S. Bader was named Chief Operating Officer, and remained as Executive Vice President and Corporate Secretary, effective as of December 11, 2018. Mr. Bader served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Esquire Bank from February 2011 to December 2018. From January 2009 to February 2011, Mr. Bader served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Bader served as Esquire Bank’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer upon joining Esquire Bank in January 2008 to January 2009. Prior to joining Esquire 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 over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Ari P. Kornhaber
Executive Vice President, Director of Sales
Ari P. Kornhaber has served as Director of Sales at 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. 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.
Michael Lacapria
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Lacapria has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Esquire Bank since December 2018. From October 2016 through December 2018, Mr. Lacapria served as the Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation and the regional finance director for Deutsche Bank’s U.S. operations. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Lacapria served as a Director in Cantor Fitzgerald’s real estate lending and investment management platforms. From 2000 to 2014, Mr. Lacapria rose to the level of Senior Manager in the KPMG LLP New York financial services audit practice focused on investment and commercial banking. Michael has over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Board of Directors

Anthony Coelho
Chairman
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 board of directors since 2010 and has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since August 2018.
Todd Deutsch
Director
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 board of directors since 2015.
Marc D. Grossman
Director
As a founding and senior partner of The Sanders Law Firm since 2003, 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 board of directors since 2013.
Russ M. Herman
Director
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 board of directors since 2007.
Janet Hill
Director
Janet Hill has served as Principal at Hill Family Advisors since 2010, 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, Dean Foods Company and Echo360. Ms. Hill is a former director of Wendy’s, Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corporation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees at Duke University 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 board of directors since 2016.
Robert J. Mitzman
Director
Robert J. Mitzman is founder and a board member of the Quick Group of Companies since 1981, having amassed more than 35 years of experience in the worldwide specialized courier industry. Mr. Mitzman was also the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Quick Group of Companies. The Quick Group of Companies serves as a provider of worldwide-mission-critical logistics and transportation solutions. Mr. Mitzman previously served on the Board of Directors for Perfumania Holdings as well. Mr. Mitzman has been a member of the Esquire Bank board of directors since 2007.
John Morgan
Director
John Morgan founded Morgan & Morgan in 1988, to represent the people, not the powerful. Under his leadership and vision, Morgan & Morgan grew to become a prominent national law firm, with offices throughout North America and Europe, employing 470 lawyers and a staff of 2,600. 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 board of directors since 2015.
Richard T. Powers
Director
Richard T. Powers served as Esquire Bank’s 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 served as Esquire Bank’s Chief Financial Officer when he joined Esquire Bank in February 2007. He became Esquire Bank’s Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. Prior to joining Esquire Bank, Mr. Sagliocca was Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of North Fork Bank from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Sagliocca has more than 29 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Jack Thompson
Director
Jack Thompson, is the Chief Executive Officer of Pawson Capital Management, a Community Bank Investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. From 2010 – 2018, Mr. Thompson was the Head of Financial Services Investments at Gapstow Capital Partners, an alternative investment firm based in New York City. He serves as Director on the Boards of Seaside National Bank in Orlando, Florida and Broadway Financial Corporation (and its subsidiaries) in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Thompson has been a member of the Board since 2016.
Kevin C. Waterhouse
Director
Kevin 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
Director
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.