NORWICH, N.Y. (March 2, 2012) – NBT Bank Capital Region President Jeffrey Levy announced that Kevin R. Bisaccio has been hired as vice president and commercial banking relationship manager.In this position, Bisaccio is responsible for developing and managing business relationships with the bank’s commercial customers throughout Berkshire County. He is based at the NBT Bank of North Adams. Bisaccio has 34 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining NBT Bank, he was a vice president and senior loan officer at Adams Cooperative Bank, Adams, Ma., where he was responsible for strategic planning, pricing, budgeting and credit review. Prior to that, he managed commercial banking relationships at Glens Falls National Bank, Berkshire Bank and Chittenden Bank. Bisaccio worked as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and was an associate at the law firm of Bond, Schoeneck & King. “I am pleased to welcome Kevin Bisaccio to NBT Bank. He is an integral addition to our commercial banking team,” Levy said. “His extensive experience in and knowledge of the western Massachusetts business community will be a strong complement to our growth strategy in the region.” Bisaccio earned his MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Lawrence University. He also earned a JD law degree from Suffolk University Law School and holds a Series 7 License. Bisaccio, who co-hosts the WBTN Radio “Voice in Sports” program, serves on the finance committee of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and loan review committee for the Episcopal Diocese of Vermont. He is past president and former board member of the Bennington County Industrial Corporation. Bisaccio resides in Bennington, Vt. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 132 banking locations in four states. NBT Bank operates from 97 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from 35 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $5.6 billion as of December 31, 2011, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB.