Granby, Conn. (September 17, 2013) –Simsbury Bank’s Granby branch was a place of festivity Tuesday night as loyal customers, town dignitaries and Simsbury Bank board members and staff celebrated the branch’s 15th anniversary. The branch opened its doors in October of 1998 and quickly became a valuable member of the local financial and business community.
Live music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and confections were on hand as they celebrated the spirit of community banking, personal service and their continued success in mortgage banking. Simsbury Bank Chairman of the Board, Robert Bogino along with President & CEO Martin Geitz, addressed the guests and thanked the Granby staff for helping consumers and businesses achieve their goals.
Following comments from Representative Bill Simanski of Granby, longtime customer Rosalia Bale, also had a few words for the crowd and she got a bit emotional in thanking the staff of the Granby branch. “I can’t tell you how kind and compassionate the people are that work here.. Never have I felt such a strong personal and professional relationship with a bank and that’s why my husband and I have been customers here since 1999,”said Bale.
“Simsbury Bank is a vital, growing institution, whose customers are free to bank when, where, and how they choose. We thank our customers and outstanding team and look forward to serving this community for years to come.” said Jocelyn Mitchell, Granby Market Manager.
Simsbury Bank is an independent, publicly owned community bank for consumers and businesses based in Central Connecticut’s Farmington Valley. Simsbury Bank’s parent company is SBT Bancorp, Inc. whose stock is traded under the ticker symbol OTCBB: SBTB. The Bank serves customers locally through branches in Avon, Bloomfield, Granby and Simsbury and regionally through mortgage and commercial bankers active throughout Southern New England. Simsbury Bank customers enjoy internet banking and mortgage services at, respectively, www.simsburybank.com and www.simsburybank.com/mortgages. Bank customers have free ATM access at thousands of machines across the country through the SUM program. The Bank offers financial planning, investment and insurance products through LPL Financial and its affiliates, member FINRA/SIPC.