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Brookline Bank Expands Lending Team With Two Seasoned Commercial Real Estate Bankers

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Brookline Bank has added two accomplished banking professionals to its Commercial Real Estate Banking division. Senior Vice President Charles R. Shediac and Senior Vice President Karen A. Cohn bring a wealth of experience in banking and real estate.

The executives have transitioned from First Commons Bank following its merger with Brookline Bank and will further extend the network and capabilities of the Bank’s real estate practice.

Charles R. Shediac, Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate Banking
Charles R. Shediac, Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate Banking

Charles R. Shediac formerly was Chief Loan Officer at First Commons Bank.

Shediac’s banking career covers a wide range of commercial banking and real estate categories.

As a Boston resident, Shediac is an active member of the community, including serving as Chairman of Notre Dame Education Center in South Boston.

He is a graduate of Suffolk University.

Charles could be reached as follows:

 

Charles R. Shediac
SVP Commercial Real Estate Banking

Brookline Bank
131 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02117

Tel.:     617-425-4682
Email: cshediac@brkl.com

 

 

Karen A. Cohn, Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate Banking
Karen A. Cohn, Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate Banking

Karen A. Cohn previously served as a Senior Loan Officer at First Commons Bank.

Cohn also brings many years of banking experience focused in real estate lending.

She attended Bentley College and is a resident of Arlington.

Karen could be reached as follows:

Karen A. Cohn
SVP Commercial Real Estate Banking

Brookline Bank
131 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02117

Tel.:     617-425-4681
Emailkcohn@brkl.com

“Having worked together at several institutions over the years, Charlie and Karen share outstanding reputations and track records of service, knowledge, and expertise in Greater Boston,” said Robert Brown, Commercial Real Estate Banking Division Head. “Their talents and abilities bring additional capacity to our team and further deepen Brookline Bank’s relationships in the markets we serve. We are pleased to have them join our team.”

About Brookline Bank

Brookline Bank is a subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL), and is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts. A full-service financial institution, Brookline Bank provides individuals and businesses with deposit and lending services, residential mortgages and home equity lending, commercial and CRE banking, cash management, foreign exchange, and merchant services, as well as access to investment services. Brookline Bank operates 25 offices in Greater Boston. For more information go to brooklinebank.com. Brookline Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC / Member DIF.