Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. completed its acquisition of Bardonia, N.Y.-based Greater Hudson Bank.
Daniel Rifkin, a former Greater Hudson Bank director, joined ConnectOne Bancorp's board. Rifkin's appointment expanded the board size to 13 members in accordance with the merger agreement.
Piper Jaffray & Co. served as financial adviser to ConnectOne and Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP served as its legal counsel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods Inc. served as financial adviser to Greater Hudson and Hogan Lovells US LLP served as its legal counsel.