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NBT Bank Announces Leadership Updates in Saratoga and Glens Falls

NORWICH, N.Y. (MARCH 15, 2011) – NBT Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Dietrich announced that Daniel Burke and James Caruso have new leadership responsibilities in Saratoga County and Glens Falls area.

Burke’s responsibilities as regional president of the bank’s Glens Falls Region have now been expanded to include Saratoga County. As regional president, Burke manages the bank’s commercial banking services in Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. Burke has 24 years of banking experience. He has been with NBT Bank since 2007, the year that the bank established its presence in Glens Falls.  Reporting to Burke will be Ted Glowa, commercial banking relationship manager. Glowa will lead the commercial banking sales team for the Saratoga County and Glens Falls area.

Burke earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and the University of Delaware, respectively. Over the years, he has been involved in numerous community and professional organizations, including Glens Falls YMCA, Economic Development Corporation of Warren County, Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, Glens Falls Hospital and New York State High School Basketball Championship Tournament Program. He and his family reside in Queensbury, N.Y.

Caruso, regional manager of the bank’s Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie Region for the past three years, is now regional manager of the bank’s branches in the Saratoga/Glens Falls Region. He is succeeding Michael Bowker, who has been named to the newly created position of regional executive of the bank’s operations in Fulton and Montgomery counties. In this role, he will oversee the region’s retail banking efforts. Caruso joined NBT Bank in 2008 and has 21 years of banking experience. He studied math and science at Herkimer Community College. He and his family reside in Cropseyville, N.Y.

Dietrich said: “Saratoga County and the Glens Fall area are important markets for NBT Bank, and we are excited that Dan Burke and Jim Caruso have taken on new leadership roles in these markets. We look forward to continued success in serving this region.”

NBT Bank provides personal banking, asset management and business services. The independent community bank, based in Norwich, N.Y., has six offices in Warren and Saratoga counties and a total of 87 offices in upstate New York and northwestern Vermont. NBT Bank’s parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., had assets of $5.3 billion as of December 31, 2010.