Leader Bank News

Leader Bank Named One of the Top Charitable Contributors in Massachusetts by Boston Business Journal

Leader Bank, N.A. is pleased to announce that it received a 2017 Corporate Citizenship Award from the Boston Business Journal. Recognized as one of last year’s largest charitable contributors in Massachusetts, Sushil Tuli, Leader Bank’s President and CEO, and other Bank officers were proud to attend a recent reception...Read More


Leader Bank Named to Inc. Magazine’s 2017 Honor Roll, After Ranking as One of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Eighth Time

For the 8th time, Inc. Magazine has again included Leader Bank in its annual ranking of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The list provides a comprehensive view of one of the most important segments of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs...Read More


Leader Bank Promotes Jay Tuli to Executive Vice President

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has promoted Jay Tuli (jtuli@leaderbank.com) to the position of Executive Vice President, effective immediately. In his new position, Jay shall oversee certain key divisions of Leader Bank, including residential lending...Read More


Seneca Savings Partners with ZRent to Offer Automated Rent Payments

ZRent, a division of Leader Bank, is proud to welcome Seneca Savings to its expanding network. ZRent partners with financial institutions, allowing them to provide online rent collection services to their landlord and small business customers. This added value gives Seneca Savings and ZRent’s other partner institutions a substantial competitive advantage...Read More


Independent Banker: Where Stability Meets Innovation

A combination of profitability, strong customer relationships and a willingness to take risks means that Sushil Tuli’s Leader Bank more than lives up to its name.Some bankers button their collars and pursue safe opportunities. Others thrive on the unpredictability of innovation. Sushil Tuli, president and CEO of Leader Bank in Arlington, Mas...Read More


Leader Bank Welcomes Gerry McCarthy and Jason Anker as Senior Loan Officers

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that Gerry McCarthy, formerly of Mortgage Master/Loan Depot, and Jason Anker, formerly of Salem Five Bank, have joined Leader Bank’s residential lending team as Senior Loan Officers. Gerry McCarthy joins Leader with over twenty years of experience in the mortgage business, touting an impressive...Read More


Boston Business Journal: Here are The Most Profitable Banks in Massachusetts

Arlington-based Leader Bank ranked as the most profitable bank based in Massachusetts last year as measured by return of assets, according to data recently published by the FDIC. Leader's return on assets was 1.46 percent in 2016, just ahead of Woburn's Northern Bank & Trust, which ranked NO. 1 last year. Leader, founded in 2002, has...Read More


Leader Bank Promotes Vikas Selhi to Vice President

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that it has promoted Vikas Selhi, to the position of Vice President effective February 14, 2017. Mr. Selhi will continue to serve as a residential loan originator for the Bank’s entire portfolio of mortgage and home equity products, and provide the high-quality customer service that his customers have...Read More


Brook Ames Promoted to General Counsel of Leader Bank

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that it has promoted Brook Ames (bames@leaderbank.com) to the position of General Counsel of the Bank effective January 31, 2017. In this position, Mr. Ames, who currently serves as In-House Counsel for Leader Bank, will be responsible for the planning, organizing and overseeing the day-to-day legal...Read More


John Willis Joins Leader Bank as Senior Loan Officer

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that John Willis, formerly of Mortgage Master/Loan Depot, has joined Leader Bank as a Senior Loan Officer with Leader Bank’s South Boston Mortgage Team. John’s career in mortgage lending spans twenty years, and his commitment to providing his customers with the highest quality loan assistance has earned...Read More


American Banker: Shared Success: More Small Banks Eager to License In-House Products

Banks in need of revenue may already have what it takes to get that extra lift. Several community banks are turning their bright ideas into cold hard cash by selling or licensing products to other institutions. Leader Bank in Arlington, Mass., is the latest bank to do that, announcing that it will market a rent-payment program it spent two...Read More