NORWICH, N.Y. (September 19, 2013) – NBT Bank Regional President Matthew Durkee announced that Matthew Villemaire has been hired as branch manager of the bank’s Williston Office. In this position, Villemaire has responsibility for the management of all branch banking activities and business development efforts in the Williston area.Villemaire has 18 years experience in the banking industry. Before joining NBT Bank, he managed the TD Bank office in Burlington. Prior to that, he was development sales manager of TD Bank’s Winooski Office. He was previously employed at Banknorth where he held positions as branch manager, personal banker and loan officer. “NBT Bank welcomes Matthew Villemaire as branch manager of our Williston Office,” Durkee said. “His banking industry and customer service experience makes him an excellent resource for our customers and staff.” A resident of Bolton, Villemaire is a graduate of Lyndon State College with a degree in business administration. He is a member of Burlington Sunrise Rotary Club. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of over 155 banking locations in five states. NBT Bank operates from 125 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont, western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from over 30 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 $7.5 billion as of June 30, 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.