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NBT Bancorp Promotes Gleason to Senior Vice President

NORWICH, N.Y. (JUNE 30, 2011) - NBT Bancorp Executive Vice President of Risk Management Howard Atkinson announced the recent promotion of Patrick Gleason to senior vice president.

Gleason is director of compliance and has been with the company since 2007. He is responsible for managing compliance with federal and state laws and regulations governing bank operations and product offerings. A resident of Binghamton, he has 27 years of banking experience. Before joining NBT Bancorp, he was vice president and compliance officer for Partners Trust Financial Group and its predecessor, BSB Bancorp, where he worked for 20 years. He earned his bachelor's degree from St. John Fisher College.

"Patrick Gleason has made significant contributions to the success of the company through consistently exceptional performance," said Atkinson. "His expertise ensures the corporation maintains and enhances internal controls to meet regulatory requirements."

NBT Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Norwich, NY, with total assets of $5.5 billion at March 31, 2011. The company primarily operates through NBT Bank, N.A., a full-service community bank with two divisions, and through two financial services companies. NBT Bank, N.A. has 123 locations, including 87 NBT Bank offices in upstate New York and northwestern Vermont and 36 Pennstar Bank offices in northeastern Pennsylvania. Mang Insurance Agency, LLC, based in Norwich, NY, is a full-service insurance agency with 25 locations. EPIC Advisors, Inc., based in Rochester, NY, is a full-service 401(k) plan recordkeeping firm. More information about NBT and its divisions can be found on the Internet at: www.nbtbancorp.com, www.nbtbank.com, www.pennstarbank.com, www.manginsurance.com and www.epic1st.com.