NORWICH, N.Y. (August 6, 2014) – NBT Bank Regional Executive Jamie Reynolds recently announced that Jessie Pepe is now the mortgage originator for the bank in Otsego and Delaware Counties. In this position, Pepe is responsible for developing and servicing residential mortgages. She is based at the bank’s office at One Wall Street in Oneonta.Pepe has ten years of banking and marketing experience. She joined NBT Bank in 2006 as marketing specialist and moved into the bank’s retail sales division as branch manager in 2008. Most recently, she managed NBT Bank’s Oxford Office. Prior to joining NBT Bank, Pepe was retail manager for Tracy’s Limited in Johnson City. “I am pleased to have Jessie join our team,” Reynolds said. “Homebuyers will benefit from her banking industry experience and proven commitment to customer service.” A resident of Norwich, Pepe has a bachelor’s degree from College Miseracordia and an associate’s degree from Luzerne County Community College. She is the community coordinator for Chenango County’s Healthy Kid’s Running Series, a board member of 6 on the Square in Oxford and a volunteer at the Oxford Soup Kitchen. NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of over 155 banking locations in five states, 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 $7.9 billion as of June 30, 2014, 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.