Lubert bank fund adds 2 pros

Patriot Financial Partners LP, the $300 million Philadelphia investment fund set up by veteran Philadelphia business lender and bank ceo Jim Lynch, ex Progress Bank chief Kirk Wycoff and real estate investor/gambling mogul Ira Lubert (of Independence Capital Partners, the $12 billion-asset fund group whose clients include PA state pension funds) to buy small-bank stocks as the financial markets started falling apart in 2008, has boosted its team with the addition of:

- James Deutsch, founder and ex CEO of Allentown's Team Capital Bank; and

- Stefanie Langer, who spent the past 10 years as director - investor relations and business development at Pegasus Capital Advisors; she previously worked at Hamilton Lane Advisors, the Bala Cynwyd-based pension advisor, at Ernst & Young, and at the former CoreStates Capital Markets and United Jersey Bank. (Corrected)