Riverside Division of Salisbury Bank Announces New Advisory Board

March 9, 2015

The Riverside Division of Salisbury Bank is pleased to announce their newly formed Advisory Board. The merger agreement with Riverside Bank provided for Salisbury to invite all of the non-officer directors of Riverside, excluding those that will serve on the board of directors of Salisbury, to serve as members of an advisory board.  Advisory Board members will learn about the additional products and services that we offer in an effort to provide insight as to how we can better serve our client needs.  In addition, members will share new business opportunities and insights about the local community and will provide input regarding policies, marketing ideas, potential branch locations, and community and public relations suggestions specific to the local market. 

“The appointment of our Advisory Board reinforces the importance we place on identifying and engaging local community members that will help us realize our goals as a combined Bank in the New York region,” said Rick Cantele, President and CEO of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company.

Members of the Advisory Board will include Thomas C. DeBenedictus, Ira Effron, Austin ”Brud” Hodgkins, Paul S. Hoffner, Stephen P. Lumb (Chair), David S. MacFarland, John P. O’Shea, David E. Petrovits, Steven R. Turk, and Carl S. Wolfson.

Salisbury Bank is a full-service community bank headquartered in Lakeville, Connecticut and presently operates full service branches in Canaan, Lakeville, Salisbury and Sharon, Connecticut; Great Barrington, Sheffield and South Egremont, Massachusetts; as well as Dover Plains, Fishkill, Millerton, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, and Red Oaks Mill, New York. The Bank has been serving families and businesses for over 160 years and offers a full range of consumer and business banking products and services as well as trust and investment services.


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