SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 17, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
New York 000-13580 11-2708279
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4 West Second Street, Riverhead, New York 11901
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Item 5.02 Departure of Chief Credit Officer; Appointment of Succeeding Chief Credit Officer.
On January 17, 2013, Suffolk Bancorp announced that, effective March 4, 2013, Karen A. Hamilton will retire as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Suffolk Bancorp and its banking subsidiary, The Suffolk County National Bank (together with Suffolk Bancorp, the “Company”). Ms. Hamilton served as Chief Lending Officer of the Company from May 2011 to March 2012 and then as Chief Credit Officer of the Company from March 2012 through the present.
The Company also announced that it has hired James P. Gay as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer to replace Ms. Hamilton, subject to normal approval by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is the Company’s press release, titled “SUFFOLK BANCORP ANNOUNCES THE RETIREMENT OF KAREN A. HAMILTON AS CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER AND THE HIRING OF JAMES P. GAY AS THE NEW CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER,” dated January 17, 2013.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release titled, “SUFFOLK BANCORP ANNOUNCES THE RETIREMENT OF KAREN A. HAMILTON AS CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER AND THE HIRING OF JAMES P. GAY AS THE NEW CHIEF CREDIT OFFICER,” dated January 17, 2013
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 17, 2013 By: /s/ Brian K. Finneran
Brian K. Finneran
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer