NEW YORK, NY, January 23, 2020 – Modern Bank, N.A. is pleased to announce the hiring of two key individuals to the Commercial & Industrial lending team.

Ben Harris joins Modern Bank with more than 16 years of commercial lending and private equity investing experience, holding various positions at ORIX, Prospect Capital, Bank of America, and Arcapita.  Emanuel Ma joins the team with more than 12 years of experience at Morgan Stanley, working on corporate and leveraged finance transactions.

“The additions to the C&I team and our continued investment in lending to middle market companies is key to the success of Modern Bank, and these hires will help us continue to provide quick, creative and reliable financing solutions for our clients,” said Curt Lueker, Chief Lending Officer and Head of Commercial Markets at Modern Bank.

“The recent additions to the C&I team are important hires.  We are excited to have Ben and Emanuel on board and look forward to continuing to build our C&I cash flow lending franchise,” said Mike Tedesco, President of Modern Bank.

About Modern Bank, N.A.

Modern Bank is a New York based commercial bank that works directly with entrepreneurs, private equity providers and other lenders to provide financing solutions to middle market companies.  To learn more, visit or contact Curt Lueker at

Modern Bank, N.A. is a nationally chartered commercial bank and all deposits are FDIC insured up to $250,000 per depositor.