Interview with Joseph J. DePaolo, CEO of Signature Bank

Is the banking industry too regulated/not regulated enough?


“…the level of regulation should be dependent on a bank’s size and complexity. ”

We spoke with Signature Bank President and CEO Joseph J. DePaolo regarding the state of the banking industry and what it takes to make a Good Bank. Mr. DePaolo was also recently featured in the May 20th issue of Crain’s New York Business, discussing the potential for a new banking crisis. Signature Bank, with 27 private client banking offices and more than $19 billion in assets, is engaged in the old-fashioned business of providing highly personalized banking services while producing business and commercial real estate loans for small and mid-size companies. During the past decade, Signature Bank has posted 15 consecutive quarters of record earnings. Its stock performance during the past five years is the best of any New York-based bank.



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