Orange County Bancorp, parent company of Orange Bank & Trust Co., announced Michael Lesler has joined the company and the bank as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer.

Lesler will report to Robert Peacock, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Lesler has worked more than 20 years in the banking industry, including extensive senior leadership experience in financial and operational management. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for BCB Bank. Prior to that, he served in the same position at Clifton Savings Bank.

He also held the positions of chief financial officer, chief operating officer, president, and chief executive officer at Bank of New Jersey, where he served for 11 years.