Citizens Bank Hires Ted Smith as Western New York Market Executive

Rochester Chamber Partner member Citizens Bank has hired Ted Smith as Market Executive for Western New York. Smith joins Citizens with extensive banking experience in advising and handling the banking needs of corporate banking clients throughout the region. 

“Western New York represents an area where we have a very attractive opportunity to grow our business,” said Jerry Sargent, Northeast Region Executive. “Ted is well-positioned to draw on his experience and network to bring thoughtful and tailored solutions to our clients in the region.” 

Smith has a strong track record of advising and managing key client relationships and is a proven leader in Central and Western New York. He joins Citizens following a 23-year career at M&T Bank where, most recently, he was a Group Manager, leading a team of bankers in the Rochester, N.Y. market. 

A graduate of LeMoyne College in Syracuse, Smith has an MBA from the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration.