Orange County Trust Company President and CEO, Michael J. Gilfeather, brings nearly thirty-five years of banking experience to his leadership position. He also serves in the same positions with the bank’s holding company, Orange County Bancorp, Inc.
Prior to joining Orange County Trust Company, Mr. Gilfeather was the Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President of Hudson Valley Bank, where he was directly responsible for the branch network, training and development, human resources and the bank’s trust department. He was part of the team responsible for Hudson Valley Bank’s growth and transformation into a $2.6 Billion, 28 branch banking operation. Prior to joining Hudson Valley Bank in 2005, Mr. Gilfeather was with The Bank of New York for 20 years, where he was the Senior Manager for all retail banking in Manhattan.
Mr. Gilfeather was born is Red Hook, New York, and now resides in Middletown. He serves on the board of the Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation, the Orange County Partnership and Hudson Valley Investment Advisors, Inc., an affiliate of Orange County Trust Company.