Howard Bluver

President, CEO and Director

Suffolk Bancorp

Mr. Bluver has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Suffolk Bancorp and Suffolk County National Bank since December 2011. Prior to that time, Mr. Bluver was the founder and President of JDS Financial Group, LLC, a consulting firm, which served the regulatory, transactional, risk management, corporate governance, due diligence and operational needs of the commercial banking, thrift, mortgage and investment banking sectors from 2005 to 2011.

From 1994 until 2005, Mr. Bluver was Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Enterprise Risk Officer at GreenPoint Bank and GreenPoint Financial Corp., New York, New York. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief Counsel, United States Office of Thrift Supervision, Washington, D.C. from 1987 to 1994. He started his career at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., finishing as Chief of the branch in the Division of Corporation Finance that covered financial institutions.

Since 2005, he has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Georgetown in Washington D.C., as well as a member of that institution’s Audit Committee and Strategic Planning Committee.