SVP, Director of Private Bank LendingPeter Russell is Senior Vice President and Director of Private Bank Lending providing tailored liquidity and capital solutions to the High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth market. Peter is responsible for developing solutions to the credit needs of the affluent market, whether it be a residential mortgage, a loan to support a new business venture or any other customized credit facility. Peter collaborates with the Private Bank executive team, their clients, and the various Commercial and Consumer divisions of Webster Bank in developing these tailored solutions.
Peter has over 25 years experience in HNW/Ultra HNW lending and commercial lending as both a Relationship Manager and Senior Credit Officer. Before joining Webster, Peter served as Chief Credit Officer of Bankwell Financial Group (formerly Bank of New Canaan) in New Canaan, CT. Prior to that he had the position of Senior Credit Officer in the private banking divisions of HSBC Bank USA and The Bank of New York, and Relationship Manager at Wachovia Private Bank, Chase Manhattan Private Bank, Fleet Private Bank and Citigroup.
Peter is a graduate of Fairfield University where he received his BS in Finance in 1983. He lives in Fairfield, CT with his wife and two sons.