Interim Chief Executive Officer
Gabriel "Gabe" Caprio serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Bank, the position he held from 1991 to 2006 prior to his retirement.
Immediately prior to joining Amalgamated, Mr. Caprio served as Vice President of Finance for Oxford Research International Corp. Before that he was at Chase Manhattan Bank, where for 9 years, he was responsible for expanding the bank's operations and systems in South America, the Caribbean and Canada.
Mr. Caprio has also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy rising to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. During this period he served aboard ships in the North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Caribbean and was an advisor to a Vietnamese Navey River Assault Group in the Mekong Delta. His last tour was in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, D.C. where he prepared summaries of global situational events for the direct attention of Secretaries of Defense Robert McNamara, Clark Clifford and their principal Deputies.
Mr. Caprio is past Chairman of the New York Bankers Association and is Chairman Emeritus of the Bankers Advisory Board of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. He was a long time member of the Advisory Board of Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City and is a past member of the Board of Overseers of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He also served as Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board of the NJIT School of Management, as a Director of the National Association on Drug Abuse Problems, the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York College of Podriatic Medicine. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services in the Dioceses of Brooklyn and Queens.
Mr. Caprio holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an MBA from New York University.
Mr. Caprio resides in Verona, New Jersey with his wife Jerilyn.