MANCHESTER, NH (May 8, 2014) – NBT Bank Regional Commercial Banking Manager Jay Dinkel announced that Peter Mennis has been promoted to senior commercial banking relationship manager and will now be developing commercial relationships in the bank’s New Hampshire market.Based at the NBT Bank of Manchester, Mennis has 31 years of experience in the commercial banking industry. He joined NBT Bank in 1995 and has managed banking relationships with commercial and agricultural customers from the company’s corporate headquarters in Norwich, N.Y. Prior to that, he worked in commercial banking serving business clients in New England including positions with Bank of New England in Boston, Mass., and Berkshire Bank & Trust in Pittsfield, Mass. “I am pleased to welcome Peter to New Hampshire. He is an integral addition to our commercial banking team,” Dinkel said. “His experience delivering excellent customer service and demonstrated success working with commercial customers in our central New York market will allow us to better serve our commercial customers as we grow our presence in the region.” A resident of Concord, Mennis earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from North Adams State College in Massachusetts. Before relocating to New Hampshire, he served on the board of Chenango Arts Council and volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of over 158 banking locations in five states including southern New Hampshire, northwestern Vermont, western Massachusetts, upstate New York and northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $7.8 billion as of March 31, 2043, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT Bank and NBT Bancorp can be found on the Internet at http://www.nbtbank.com and http://www.nbtbancorp.com.