2664 Route 130
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Gene McCarthy began his banking career in 1983 as a commercial credit analyst with Mellon Bank. During the course of his career, Mr. McCarthy has held various leadership roles leading and managing both lending and commercial credit teams. As First Senior Vice President and Regional President for First Bank, Mr. McCarthy and his team are responsible for asset generation in both the commercial lending and investment real estate market segments and for deposit growth within the greater Central New Jersey region.
Prior to joining First Bank, Mr. McCarthy served as Lead Senior Managing Director at Peapack-Gladstone Bank and Director of Real Estate and Commercial Banking at M&T Bank.
Mr. McCarthy received a B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University. He is a current Trustee and former Board Chair at Raritan Valley Community College Foundation and committee member and past Board Chair for the Hunterdon County YMCA.