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NBT Financial Group Hires Walker as Insurance Services Manager

NORWICH, N.Y. (June 4, 2012) – NBT Financial Group Corporate Senior Vice President Timothy Handy recently announced that Evan Walker has joined the group as vice president and insurance services manager.

In this role, Walker will lead the sale of insurance products offered through our team of financial consultants and Trust Division professionals based at NBT Bank branches in New York State, Vermont and Massachusetts and at Pennstar Bank branches in Pennsylvania. His responsibilities include selecting and managing insurance products, developing insurance sales programs and providing product training. He is based at NBT Financial Group’s offices in Norwich.

NBT Financial Group, a division of NBT Bank, provides trust, investment, insurance and retirement services to individuals and organizations in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts. The group had over $3.96 billion in assets under administration and management as of March 31, 2012.

Walker has 15 years of experience in the insurance and investment industry. Before joining NBT Financial Services, he was vice president and financial advisor with HSBC in Syracuse where he managed sales activity for branches and licensed sales professional in the company’s Central New York market. Previously, he was a general agent for Mass Mutual where he managed and developed sales initiatives for insurance and investment products offered by the company.

He earned his B.A. in psychology from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and an M.B.A. from Plymouth State College in New Hampshire.  A resident of Camillus, Walker is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, a Chartered Life Underwriter, a Chartered Financial Consultant and a Certified Long Term Care Consultant. Walker is licensed in Life, Accident and Health insurance and is Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 registered.

About NBT Financial Group
NBT Financial Group provides access to trust, investment*, insurance* and retirement services to individuals and organizations in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts. The group had over $3.96 billion in assets under administration and management as of March 31, 2011.

About NBT Bank
NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 132 banking locations in four states. NBT Bank operates from 97 locations in upstate New York, northwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from 35 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT  Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp Inc. had assets of $5.8 billion as of March 31, 2012, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB.

About LPL Financial
LPL Financial is one of the nation’s leading financial services companies and largest independent broker/dealer (based on total revenues as reported in Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2011). Headquartered in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego, LPL Financial and its affiliates offer industry-leading support to more than 12,000 financial advisors and over 750 financial institutions who, in turn, provide independent financial advice to millions of Americans.

*Securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. NBT Bank, N.A., NBT Financial Group, and NBT Financial Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial.

Securities & Advisory Services offered through LPL Financial

Not a Deposit, Not FDIC Insured, Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency,Not Guaranteed by the Bank, May Lose Value