Commercial & SBA Lending

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Commercial Lenders


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James Edward Bardon
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
203.364.2947
jbardon@nsbonline.com 

NMLS# 1064059

Jim has over 30 years of experience as a Commercial Lending Officer and joined the Bank in 2001. He is a current member of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Bridgeport Regional Business Council. Jim  received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Keene State College and currently resides in Trumbull.


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Richard R. Barredo
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
New Haven Regional Lending Center
203.364.2964
rbarredo@nsbonline.com

NMLS# 820937

Richard has 35 years of lending and corporate administration experience. A graduate of Quinnipiac University and the National Commercial Lending School, Mr. Barredo lives in Ivoryton, is active in the community, and serves as Director and Treasurer of the Science Park Development Corp of New Haven.


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Mark A. Candido
Regional Director, Commercial Lending
New Haven Regional Lending Center
203.364.2987
mcandido@nsbonline.com

NMLS# 1031052



With a diverse lending background and over 45 years experience, Mark leads the New Haven Regional Lending Center team to develop new business throughout the greater New Haven region. He currently serves as President and Chairman of the Community Investment Corporation, Chairman of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council, and as a director of the Hamden/New Haven YMCA and the Hamden Education Foundation. Mark, a resident of Hamden, graduated from University of Chicago School of Banking and is a past recipient of the Good Scout award (2013) and Small Businessperson of the Year award (2011).


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Whit Holden
Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer
203.364.2966
wholden@nsbonline.com 

NMLS# 1440924


Whit has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and he joined the Bank in 2015. He specializes in commercial real estate, small business lending, and franchise financing. A lifelong Fairfield County resident, Whit received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University. He currently serves as Treasurer for the McGivney Community Center in Bridgeport, and previously served on the Resource Development Committee of the United Way of Western Connecticut.



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Mary Jascha
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
203.364.2954
mjascha@nsbonline.com 

NMLS# 1099166


Mary joined the Bank in 2013 and has over 30 years of experience. She specializes in asset based lending. Mary has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration. She also volunteers with the United Way and resides in Monroe. 




Margot Jane Melaas
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
203.364.2927
mmelaas@nsbonline.com

NMLS# 1064058



With over 25 years of commercial lending experience, Margot joined the Bank in 2000 and specializes in construction financing. She is a graduate from Western Connecticut State University and New England School of Banking. Margot is an active member of the Tribury Chamber of Commerce. She is a resident of Woodbury and volunteers with the Woodbury Junior Women's Club.


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Anthony S. Rossley
Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer
New Haven Regional Lending Center 
203.364.2945
arossley@nsbonline.com

NMLS# 894143


Anthony has over 25 years of commercial lending and business development experience. Anthony, a North Haven resident, has a diverse background with focus on commercial lending, small business & SBA lending, and relationship management. He currently serves as a board member of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and the Hamden Economic Development Corporation.   


Small Business Lender


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Paula Boivin Woodhouse
Vice President, Small Business Lending Manager
203.364.2906
pwoodhouse@nsbonline.com

NMLS# 1064061


Paula has worked in the banking industry for over 30 years and specializes in Small Business Lending and SBA Lending. She joined the bank in 2004 and has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of Connecticut. She is a board member for the Kevin's Community Center and resides in Oxford. 

Chief Lending Officer


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Anthony Francis Giobbi
Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
203.364.2926
agiobbi@nsbonline.com 

NMLS# 1179096


Tony joined the Bank in 2014 and has over 30 years of commercial banking and corporate finance experience. He is a graduate of Cornell University and received his MBA in Finance from New York University Stern School of Business. Tony serves on the board of Catholic Charities of Northern Fairfield County and Immaculate High School in Danbury. He currently resides in Ridgefield.