Community Connections

Supporting and serving the communities is an integral part of our culture

At Empire State Bank we believe that we have a positive impact in the communities where we live and work.


The Empire Connection - Board of Directors

Introducing The Empire Connection 

Welcome to the first issue of our newsletter, The Empire Connection! We’re excited to launch this newsletter, which is designed to keep you informed on a quarterly basis on our latest events, news, activities and provide you with financial updates. Learn how Empire State Bank supports the community.

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2016 Police Officer of the Year Luncheon

 2016 Police Officer of The Year

Empire State Bank supports the 2016 Police Officer of the Year Luncheon hosted by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce in recognizing the brave police officers in their efforts to protect and serve our communities. Pictured from left to right; Philip Guarnieri  CEO of Empire State Bank, Michael Petrov CEO/Co-founder of Digital Edge, Danielle Johnsen Executive Director of Digital Edge, Jeanne Sarno FVP/ Business Relationship Manager and Theresa Pommerenk AVP Branch Manager of Empire State Bank.




Empire State Bank Award 2016 - American Heart Association

American Heart Association: Go Red For Women Heart Walk

Empire State Bank proudly supports the American Heart Association on their efforts to help improve the lives of all Americans in our communities through public health education by providing CPR education training, offering treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals and educating  the public. Empire State Bank is presented with the American Heart Association’s 2016 Dutchess-Ulster Go Red For Women Heart Walk. Pictured from left to right; Jaclyn Renner of the American Heart Association, John Sorlie Branch Manager of Empire State Bank, and Danielle Schuka of the American Heart Association.