May 16, 2014

Susquehanna Bank Hires Jay Shannon As Agricultural Lender

BLUE BALL, Pa (May 16, 2014)  

Susquehanna Bank is pleased to announce that Jay Shannon has joined the company as an agricultural lender for Susquehanna Bank’s Ag Lending Group.  Susquehanna Bank now has 10 team members fully dedicated to agricultural lending and has the third largest agricultural portfolio among commercial banks in Pennsylvania. 

Shannon will provide lending and banking services to agricultural producers and agribusinesses in Lancaster, Lebanon, Chester, York, Adams and Cumberland Counties.  He will be based at Susquehanna’s Blue Ball office at 1060 Main Street, Blue Ball. 

Shannon previously worked as a loan officer at MidAtlantic Farm Credit in Lancaster and has 31 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry.

A resident of Landisville, Shannon is active in industry and community organizations as a member of PennAg Industries, the American Mushroom Institute and as an assistant scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 349 in Mountville. 

Shannon graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.

Susquehanna Bank provides banking and financial services to consumers and businesses through more than 240 branch offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and West Virginia. It is a subsidiary of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., a financial services holding company with assets of approximately $18 billion. Through Susquehanna Wealth Management, the company offers investment, fiduciary, brokerage, insurance, retirement planning and private banking services. Susquehanna also operates an insurance and employee benefits company, a commercial finance company, a vehicle leasing company, a mortgage division and a settlement services company. For additional information, please visit