Your Community Banking Leaders Never Settle for Anything Less Than Perfect Financial Solutions

In an industry where clients are a commodity, New Valley Bank values community above everything else. Our founding members are committed to operating with an innovative spirit and strive to ensure that your financial needs are met before they are a necessity.

New Valley Bank & Trust is championed by a diverse group of results-driven founders, investors and professionals capitalizing on the economic momentum of the region each of us calls home. A wide network of Western Mass-based shareholders and business customers fuels our sustainable model, promoting loyalty and profitability for our customers. As a community touchstone we are committed to a positive economic and social impact for all businesses and lives in the Western Massachusetts region. Meet the team that’s changing a dated field into one that is transforming the way you bank and helping our MA region achieve greater financial success.


Jeff Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff leads and executes on the strategic vision of New Valley Bank & Trust. He is an accomplished executive in the finance industry, bringing with him over 30 years of banking and leadership experience. Previously, Jeff served as the President and CEO for a regional internal audit and regulatory compliance advisory firm in Springfield, and as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Lending Officer for two locally operated community banks in New England. He holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Ryan Hess
Chief Lending Officer

As the Chief Lending Officer for New Valley Bank & Trust, Ryan is responsible for overseeing and managing all lending activity. Ryan delivers on New Valley’s lending objectives by delivering financial solutions to our customers with a sense of urgency focused on the bottom-line value they require. Ryan was most recently the VP of commercial banking at one of the largest banks in New England. He holds a BA in Business Administration degree from Stonehill College.