In Memoriam: Peter R. Vermylen, 72
Chase Manhattan VP and Division Executive, 1972-1986
Peter Reynes Vermylen, a former vice president and division executive at Chase Manhattan, died on September 1, 2021, in Quogue, NY, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 72.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Hillsdale, NJ, Vermylen graduated from Georgetown University. After completing his training with the U.S. Army Reserve, he joined Chase Manhattan Bank, where he worked as a commercial banker from September 1972 to June 1986. He later joined Salomon Brothers (and Salomon Smith Barney), excelling as an investment banker for multiple industries until his retirement in April 2001.
Vermylen and his wife lived in Chatham Township, NJ, until their move to Quogue in 2001. During his retirement, he was an active member of the Concerned Citizens of Quogue, a volunteer reader at Little Flower in Wading River, NY, and a co-founder, partner and CFO of Yellowfin Capital Management.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Cathleen Moran Vermylen, three sons and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services are being made through Werner & Rothwell Funeral Home, Westhampton Beach, NY. (wernerrothwell.com). Visiting hours are 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Monday, September 6 at Werner & Rothwell Funeral Home, 60 Mill Rd, Westhampton Beach, NY. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11am Tuesday, September 7 at Immaculate Conception Church, 580 Main St, Westhampton Beach, NY. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: (michaeljfox.org).
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