Office of the Chair

Lyle P. Cunningham

Executive Vice President, Managing Director & Market President – NY Metro, Chicago & Washington, D.C. & Specialty Finance

Lyle P. Cunningham is Executive Vice President, Managing Director & Market President for Chicago, New York metro and Washington D.C., and Specialty Finance at Customers Bank, and serves as a member of the Bank’s Office of the Chair.

As a member of the Office of the Chair, Cunningham will work directly with Jay Sidhu, Richard Ehst and other bank leaders to drive the planning and implementation of Customers Bank’s long- and short-term strategies, while overseeing daily operations across the Bank’s geographic footprint.

Cunningham, who has more than 30 years of banking and finance experience, joined Customers Bank in March 2014 and most recently served as managing director of specialty lending, a role in which he will continue. Prior to joining Customers Bank, Cunningham spent more than five years as the Managing Director of the CMS Mezzanine Fund, providing mezzanine debt to finance private equity sponsored buyouts, non-sponsored buyouts, growth capital and acquisition financing. Earlier in his career, Cunningham worked in senior positions for National City Bank and CoreStates Bank (now Wells Fargo).

Cunningham earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from The Pennsylvania State University.