Jeffrey P. Marsico

Executive Vice President

Email: jmarsico@kafafiangroup.com
Phone: 973-299-0300 x120

Mr. Marsico is an Executive Vice President, shareholder, and founding member of TKG. His specialties include: facilitating the development of client strategies; mergers & acquisitions; profit/process improvement consulting engagements; profitability consulting; and regulatory order assistance.

As part of the strategic consulting team, Mr. Marsico has analyzed and facilitated over one hundred strategy development engagements for community financial institutions resulting in documented strategic plans to guide client employees and improve performance. He has negotiated, analyzed, and advised Boards of Directors regarding bank mergers and acquisitions resulting in whole institution and branch sale transactions with values in excess of $1B, including the first reverse merger-conversion where the converting thrift acquired a commercial bank.

Mr. Marsico began his banking career in 1985 and his experience includes: IT and Trust operations with Northeastern Bank of Pennsylvania (now PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.); retail branch management and strategic planning with First Maryland Bancorp (now M&T Bank Corporation); and financial institution mergers & acquisitions, consulting, and capital formation with Tucker Anthony Sutro Capital Markets (now RBC Capital Markets). He interrupted his banking career and served seven years as a Military Intelligence Analyst in the United States Navy, earning three Navy Achievement Medals, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, Sea Service Ribbon, and other various commendations.

Mr. Marsico serves on the faculty of the ABA School of Bank Marketing Management, and the Pennsylvania Bankers Association School of Banking. He is frequently sought out by industry publications regarding the changes occurring in financial services, and is a noted industry commentator via his blog.

He received his BA from the University of Hawaii and his MBA from Lebanon Valley College. Professional education includes the AMIfs Institute, NASD Series 6 and 7, and the U.S. Navy systems administrator designation from the University of West Florida. He is a member of Financial Managers Society, and participates in various charitable endeavors.

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