NORWICH, N.Y. (April 12, 2013) – NBT Bank North Country/Saratoga Regional President Dan Burke announced that Jerome Mastrianni has been hired as vice president and senior commercial banking relationship manager.In this position, Mastrianni is responsible for developing and managing business relationships with the bank’s commercial customers in the Capital and Saratoga markets. He is based at the NBT Bank of Saratoga. Mastrianni has 27 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining NBT Bank, he was regional vice president at TD Bank in Albany. Prior to that, he managed commercial banking relationships at Key Bank and Chemical Bank, also in Albany. “I am pleased to welcome Jerry to NBT Bank. He is an integral addition to our commercial banking team,” Burke said. “His knowledge of the business communities in the Capital Region and Saratoga markets and experience working with local businesses in the region will allow us to better serve our commercial customers.” A resident of Guilderland, Mastrianni earned his Bachelor’s Degree in finance from Sienna College. He currently serves on the board of Catholic Charities and is a member of the Albany Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is a past board member of the Albany County Industrial Development Authority. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 161 banking locations in five states. NBT Bank operates from 121 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from 35 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania, and its Hampshire First Bank division operates from five locations in southern New Hampshire. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $6.0 billion as of December 31, 2012, 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.