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NBT Bank's Fiedler receives CFP designation

NORWICH, N.Y. (JANUARY 4, 2011) – NBT Bank employee Scott Fiedler, a retirement plan services officer for NBT Financial Group in Norwich, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use the certification marks CFP® and certified financial planner.™

These marks identify individuals who have met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework and have passed the CFP® certification exam. The CFP board has authorized about 60,000 people to use these marks in the United States.
Fiedler, a resident of Whitney Point, has worked for NBT Bank since 2004. He is responsible for administering institutional retirement plans and providing employee education for plan participants.

Timothy Handy, corporate senior vice president and financial group manager of NBT Financial Group, said: “We congratulate Scott on achieving this milestone. He joins a select group of professionals who have demonstrated their expertise in financial planning, risk management, investments, tax planning, retirement and employee benefits and estate planning.”

NBT Financial Group, a division of NBT Bank, provides trust, investment, insurance and retirement services to individuals and organizations in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont. The group has more than $3 billion in assets under administration and management.

NBT Bank, N.A., based in Norwich, N.Y., is an independent, full-service community bank that has two banking divisions and 123 offices. NBT Bank has 86 offices in upstate New York and Vermont. Pennstar Bank has 37 offices in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bancorp Inc., the parent company of NBT Bank, N.A., is a Norwich, N.Y.-based financial holding company with assets of $5.5 billion as of September 30, 2010.