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NBT Bank Promotes Culver to Senior Vice President

NORWICH, N.Y. (November 3, 2011) – NBT Bank President of Retail Banking David Raven recently announced that Joseph Culver has been promoted to senior vice president and residential mortgage sales manager.

In this position, Culver is responsible for mortgage origination, underwriting, secondary mortgage marketing and retail sales operations for NBT Bank and its Pennstar Bank division in Pennsylvania.
Culver has more than 25 years of residential mortgage lending and sales experience. He joined NBT Bank in 2006 serving as residential mortgage sales manager. Before joining NBT Bank, he was regional sales manager for Ulster Savings Bank in Albany, where he oversaw mortgage sales in upstate New York and Connecticut. Prior to this, he was vice president and state sales manager for TD Banknorth Mortgage Group based in Falmouth, Maine. In this position, he directed mortgage sales in upstate New York and New Hampshire.

“I congratulate Joe on this achievement. He has a proven record of developing and servicing residential mortgage loans,” said Raven. “His experience and skills leading his team to provide high-quality products and services to our customers is an asset to the bank and the communities we serve.”

Culver, a resident of Albany, is active on several boards in the Capital Region of New York serving as treasurer of the NFL Alumni Upstate New York Chapter, member and past president of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Northeastern New York, and treasurer and founding member of the Albany Food & Wine Festival. 

NBT Bank provides personal banking, asset management and business services. The independent community bank, headquartered in Norwich, N.Y., has 93 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. It’s sister bank, Pennstar Bank, operates from 36 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank’s parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., had assets of $5.5 billion as of September 30, 2011.