Sterling Bancorp, formerly Provident New York Bancorp, is a holding company that owns Provident Bank (the Bank). Provident Bank is a financial services firm that specializes in the delivery of service and solutions to business owners, their families, and consumers in communities within the greater New York City area. Provident Bank offers a complete line of commercial, business, and consumer banking products and services. On August 10, 2012, the Company acquired Gotham Bank of New York (Gotham Bank). In November 2013, the Company announced the completion of its acquisition of Sterling Bancorp.