Tompkins Names Harry Ciavarella Commercial Banking Regional Manager

Expanding its commercial lending team, Tompkins Community Bank has appointed Harry Ciavarella to commercial banking regional manager. With more than 22 years of experience in the field, Ciavarella most recently served as senior vice president, corporate banking and middle market, of M&T Bank. In his new role, Ciavarella will lead Tompkins’ expansion efforts into high-growth emerging markets for its commercial lending division.

“Harry’s dedication to providing strategic solutions that strengthen the communities we serve is unparalleled,” said Jim Whitton, chief lending officer of Tompkins’ Pennsylvania market. “His experience and leadership add another layer of depth to our lending team, and he will be a key player in our continued mission to support our commercial clients with the highest level of expertise.”

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Ciavarella currently serves on the boards of the Lehigh Valley Health Network, Pottsville Area School District and Schuylkill County Chamber of Commerce in addition to his position on the advisory council of the Greater Reading Area Chamber Family Business Alliance. He lives in Pottsville with his wife, Elizabeth, and three children.

About Tompkins 

Founded in 1836, Tompkins Community Bank serves the Central, Western, and Hudson Valley regions of New York, and the Southeastern region of Pennsylvania. Through their unique local decision-making model, the bank offers personalized service and exceptional responsiveness, while delivering a broad range of products and services for consumers and businesses. Insurance services are offered through Tompkins Insurance Agencies, and wealth management services are available through Tompkins Financial Advisors. Further information is available at