Steven M. Klein serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Northfield Bank.
Steve is responsible for strategic planning and execution leadership, as well as the overall operations of Northfield including lending, deposit gathering, and branch operations. Prior to joining Northfield, Steve was an audit partner in the New Jersey community banking practice of KPMG LLP.
Mr. Klein is an active member of the New York Bankers Association as well as the New Jersey Bankers Association. He also serves on the America’s Community Bankers SEC Committee, Accounting and Finance Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.
Steve is a Trustee of the Northfield Bank Foundation, whose mission is to promote charitable purposes within the communities in which Northfield Bank operates, focusing its efforts on projects to support education, health and human services, youth programs, and affordable housing. Steve serves as a Director on the Board of Middlesex Water Company, a publicly traded water utility, a Trustee of Richmond University Medical Center, and a Director of the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation.
In addition, Steve is also a member of the AICPA and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Steven earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University and is a Certified Public Accountant registered in the State of New Jersey.