President | Patriot Bank
Richard A. Muskus, Jr. is President of Patriot Bank, N.A. He assumed the role in January 2017 after serving as the bank’s executive vice president and chief lending officer since February 2014. In that role, he helped significantly expand the size and scope of the bank’s commercial loan portfolio, introducing new products and initiatives, as well as overseeing the financing objectives of numerous vital community projects such as the Wall Street Theater restoration and the Greenwich Skating Club’s recent expansion.
Throughout his Patriot banking career, Mr. Muskus has served in capacities of expanding leadership, from assistant vice president and senior credit analyst to vice president and commercial lending officer, responsible for developing new and successful commercial loan underwriting methods and credit standards.
A lifelong Greenwich resident, Mr. Muskus is well known in the community and is a highly respected second-generation banker with over 25 years of financial and lending experience. He began his career at State Street Bank in Boston and then expanded into analytical roles with Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan Investment Management. Mr. Muskus became SVP of Commercial Lending of The Greenwich Bank & Trust Company in 2000 before serving as President of the bank from 2010 to 2014.
He is Director Emeritus and former President of the Board of Directors of the Transportation Association of Greenwich, a nonprofit operating 17 vehicles transporting the elderly and disabled. He serves as President of the Joseph Pilsudski Society of Greenwich and is the Fiduciary and Administrator of the Jane C. Bausman Scholarship Fund, administered by the Greenwich Scholarship Association.
Mr. Muskus earned his BS in Accountancy from Bentley University in Waltham, MA. He lives in Riverside with his wife and three children.