NORWICH, N.Y. (March 7, 2014) – NBT Bank Greater Binghamton Regional President Jeff Lake announced that Kevin O’Hara has been hired as senior vice president and regional commercial banking manager.In this position, O’Hara is responsible for managing NBT Bank’s regional loan portfolio and commercial banking team in the Greater Binghamton market. He is based at the bank’s Greater Binghamton Financial Center in Vestal. O’Hara has 23 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, he was commercial lending relationship manager and team leader at M&T Bank in Binghamton. Prior to that, he was commercial lender at BSB Bank & Trust. “I am pleased to welcome Kevin To NBT Bank,” Lake said. “His knowledge of the market and experience working with local businesses will be valuable as he leads our team of commercial bankers to enhance services to our commercial customers and grow our presence in the Greater Binghamton area.” A resident of Binghamton, O’Hara earned his Bachelor’s Degree in finance and business economics from Alfred University. He is board member of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally Expo and the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 158 banking locations including upstate New York, northeastern Pennsylvania, northwestern Vermont, western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $7.7 billion as of December 31, 2013, 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.