As President of StoneCastle Partners, LLC, Steve Rotella has direct responsibility for the day to day management of the company, as well as setting strategy and direction with the partners of the firm. During his tenure at StoneCastle, Steve has been instrumental in building the company’s cash management products and services. Under his leadership, StoneCastle Cash Management, LLC. a wholly owned subsidiary, has become an industry leader in cash management solutions for institutions and funding alternatives for community and regional banks.
Steve brings over 30 years of strategic and operating leadership in banking and financial services to StoneCastle, with deep experience in retail and internet banking, marketing, organizational development, product innovation and large scale operations management. He spent eighteen years at JP Morgan Chase where he was CEO of Chase Home Finance, the 4th largest home lender in the country and a member of the Executive Committee.
Steve has been active in community organizations throughout his career with a keen interest in serving the underprivileged, boosting home ownership and the arts. Steve is a member of the Board of LIFT and the Advisory Board of SUNY Stony Brook School of Business. He was previously on the Boards of The Seattle Foundation, ArtsFund, Youthcare and Ballet Met. Steve lives in New York City and holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in Information Systems/Finance from the State University of New York.