Business Loan Officer
1187 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110
Get to know Rich.
Rich joined Sunmark in 2019 as a Business Relationship Manager, spending the next three years dedicated to building relationships with local businesses to ensure the financial well-being of their employees. Overall, he has worked in various commercial roles in the credit union space for nearly 15 years. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University at Albany. As Business Loan Officer, Rich is dedicated to to fostering the success of local, small businesses.
Best advice ever received?
Nothing in life is free, but if you put your mind to something, work hard and do your due diligence, you will succeed in tackling whatever challenges come your way.
Favorite Local/Small Business?
My favorite local small business is a restaurant called “The Cuckoo’s Nest” located on Western Avenue in Albany. The service is pleasant, and the food is incredible with a southern twist that isn’t too common for this area. They also have a homemade “Hot-Honey” sauce which is delicious.
If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
Financial education. The ability to understand how to manage credit and finances is a powerful tool, especially for the younger generation.
What are your hobbies?
I enjoy riding anything with a motor. This includes motorcycles, ATVs, dirt bikes, snowmobiles and more. I also enjoy real esate, including investment properties, marketing trends, and analysis.
What is the best advice you could give?
Do what is right, not what is easy.