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NBT Bank to Build Office in Essex

NORWICH, N.Y. (June 6, 2011) - NBT Bank Regional President Matt Durkee announced that the bank will expand its presence in the region with the building of its third Vermont office in Essex.

NBT Bank of Essex will be located at 2 Commonwealth Avenue, the intersection of Route 15 and Old Stage Road, in Essex. The building site has been cleared and construction of the new office is underway. The approximately 2,900 square foot full-service branch is scheduled to open this fall and will include two drive-ups, night depository facilities and a 24 hour ATM.

"We are excited to continue to expand NBT Bank's presence in Vermont," Durkee said. "We offer a unique brand of community banking that has been well received in Burlington and Williston, and look forward to bringing it to Essex."

NBT Bank provides personal banking, asset management and business services. The independent community bank, based in Norwich, N.Y., has 85 offices in upstate New York and two offices in Vermont. NBT Bank's parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., had assets of $5.5 billion as of March 31, 2011.