Christopher W. Ryder Joins Putnam County Economic Development Corporation BOD

Real Estate In-Depth | February 8, 2022

Christopher Ryder

The Putnam County Economic Development Corporation recently announced that Christopher W. Ryder, executive vice president of Putnam County National Bank in Carmel, has joined its Board of Directors.

Ryder is directly engaged in all aspects of the bank’s lending operations, in addition to serving as the bank’s in-house legal counsel for a wide range of matters. Most recently, he helped implement the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program at PCNB, which issued hundreds of loans to community businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining PCNB, Ryder was a corporate attorney at a law firm in New York City. He advised clients on a host of complex commercial transactions and provided practical solutions to his client’s legal and regulatory concerns. Born and raised in Carmel, Ryder, a resident of Mahopac. received his Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School.