First County Bank, headquartered in Stamford, has hired Richard Muskus Jr. as senior vice president, chief loan officer and director of corporate banking. He succeeds Sara Tucker, who is retiring at the end of March.
A resident of Greenwich, Muskus has over 30 years of community banking experience throughout southern Connecticut and the New York metropolitan area. He is currently chief revenue officer at Carver Federal Savings Bank and was previously president and chief loan officer of Patriot Bank.
“I am delighted to have Richard join First County Bank and lead our business banking division,” said Robert Granata, President and CEO of First County Bank. “With his extensive experience in the financial sector, I am confident that he will support the strategic initiatives set out for this division, while effectively managing our current client portfolio.