State Bancorp, Inc.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Thomas M. O’Brien

President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas M. O’Brien is President and Chief Executive Officer of State Bank of Long Island. Prior to joining State Bank, Mr. O’Brien, was President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Bank of New York when it was acquired by New York Community Bancorp in 2006.

Mr. O’Brien began his banking career in 1977 at North Side Savings Bank. He was appointed CEO in 1984 at age 33. In 1986, he led North Side’s initial public offering, among the first savings banks to go public in New York State. Mr. O’Brien joined North Fork Bancorporation as Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors in 1996 in conjunction with North Fork’s acquisition of North Side. In 2000, he joined Atlantic Bank of New York as President and CEO and a member of the Board of Directors.

Among Mr. O’Brien’s current affiliations are: Chairman of the New York State Bankers Association, Independent Trustee for Prudential Insurance Company’s $65 billion mutual fund complex, Trustee for Catholic Healthcare System of New York and Catholic Healthcare Foundation, Inc., and Trustee for Niagara University. He has previously served as Trustee of Molloy College where he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws, member of the National Advisory Board of Fannie Mae, and Advisory Board member for Neighborhood Housing Services of New York.

Mr. O’Brien holds a B.A. from Niagara University, an M.B.A. from Iona College and has completed the Executive School of Banking at Fairfield University.