Peapack-Gladstone Financial, a bank holding company with total assets of $3.6 billion as of June 30, and Peapack-Gladstone Bank has appointed Francesco Rossi as senior vice president and chief accounting officer of the company and the bank.

Rossi brings 20 years of financial services experience, with extensive expertise in financial reporting, accounting, and tax compliance. He is responsible for managing the bank's controller's group and financial reporting and budgeting group.

Rossi began his career with KPMG, spending five years focused on the audit of financial institutions. He then joined Sound Federal Savings Bank of New York, spending five years as vice president, controller, until the bank merged into Hudson City Bank of New Jersey. Frank then spent 10 years with Hudson City Bank, within financial reporting and progressing to principal accounting officer for his last 18 months with the company, until its merger into M&T Bank.