Sharon Griffith Joins ESSA’S Lending Services Team


Stroudsburg, PA — ESSA Bank & Trust announces the addition of Sharon Griffith as CRA Officer and Mortgage Loan Origination Manager. She is responsible for identifying opportunities and needs within the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act assessment areas as well as overseeing the mortgage loan origination staff in the Pocono and Lehigh Valley regions.

With over 30 years of financial experience, Griffith has a background in overseeing consumer and commercial loans, developing deposit and loan business, and managing wealth management relationships. Most recently, she worked as Vice President/Banking Services Advisor for PNC Bank.

Griffith is a graduate of both Northampton County Community College and Federated Tax Service, Inc.  She volunteers as a board member and serves as Treasurer for Women’s Resources of Monroe County.

ESSA Bank & Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ESSA Bancorp, Inc., has total assets of over $1.4 billion and is the leading service-oriented financial institution headquartered in the Pocono, Pennsylvania region. Corporate headquarters are located in downtown Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and the Bank has 26 community offices throughout the Pocono and Lehigh Valley areas in Pennsylvania.  In addition to being one of the region’s largest mortgage lenders, ESSA Bank & Trust offers a full range of retail, investment, trust, and commercial financial services.  ESSA Bancorp, Inc. stock trades on The NASDAQ Global MarketSM under the symbol “ESSA.”