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NBT Bank Promotes Gooden to Branch Manager

NORWICH, N.Y. (December 7, 2012)—NBT Bank Regional Manager Matt Durkee announced that Jessica Gooden has been  promoted to branch manager of the bank’s Williston Office located at 1 Taft Corners Shopping Center in Williston.

As branch manager, she will be responsible for branch sales, customer service and operations. Gooden, who has more than eight years of banking experience, joined NBT Bank in 2009 as assistant branch manager. Previous work experience includes positions with Citizens Bank in Vermont and Branch Banking & Trust in Florida.

“We are proud to announce Jessica’s promotion to branch manager,” Durkee said. “Her background in bank management and customer service makes her an excellent resource for our customers and staff in the Williston community. We wish her continued success in her career with NBT Bank.”

A resident of Williston, Gooden earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL. She serves on the board of directors for the Kid’s Rehab Gym and is a member of the Women Business Owners Network.

NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 135 banking locations in five states. NBT Bank operates from 95 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 September 30, 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.