Our President & CEO Patrick Ryan sat down with NJBIZ editor Jeff Kanige to talk about the New Jersey economy and how the bank’s customers have been handling the effects of COVID on the economy. 

As a community banker in New Jersey, Patrick Ryan stands at the confluence of several significant strands of events. The state was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and has imposed some of the most stringent restrictions on economic activity in an effort control the outbreak. And small businesses and borrowers are among the economic actors struggling the most. So the CEO of Hamilton-based First Bank has seen a lot over the last seven months.

Watch the full discussion below: