Steven M. Klein is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Northfield Bancorp. He joined the financial institution as Chief Financial Officer in March 2005, and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Prior to joining Northfield, Mr. Klein was an audit partner with KPMG LLP in their Short Hills, New Jersey office, serving the community banking practices of New Jersey and Philadelphia. Mr. Klein earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and accounting from Montclair State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member and serves on various committees of the New Jersey Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association. Mr. Klein is a trustee of the Northfield Bank Foundation and as a director of the Middlesex Water Company where he chairs the Audit Committee and serves as a member of the Compensation and Pension committees. He previously served as a trustee of CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold, New Jersey. Mr. Klein resides with his family in Howell, New Jersey.