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Sean Grattan of NBT Financial Services Recognized as a Top Financial Advisor by LPL Financial

Burlington, VT (September 17, 2013) - NBT Financial Group Market Manager Christopher Quintin  announces that Sean P. Grattan, an LPL financial advisor at NBT Financial Services in  Burlington, VT, was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Freedom Club. This distinction is based on an annual production ranking of the approximately 13,100 registered advisors nationwide who are supported by LPL Financial LLC (“LPL Financial”), the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer.*

“We congratulate Sean for this excellent achievement, which demonstrates a strong commitment to vibrant business growth and exceptional client service,” said Quintin. “Freedom Club advisors are among the most respected financial advisors in our industry. They serve as trusted partners for their clients and their communities.”

Sean Grattan is affiliated with LPL Financial and provides independent financial planning services, investment advice and asset management services throughout Vermont, New York & New Hampshire.


About NBT Financial Group
NBT Financial Group, a division of NBT Bank, provides access to trust, investment**, insurance** and retirement services to individuals and organizations in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont. The group had over $5.0 billion in assets under administration and management as of June 30, 2013.

About NBT Bank
NBT Bank provides personal banking, asset management and business services. The independent community bank, based in Norwich, N.Y., has a total of 125 offices in upstate New York, Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. NBT’s Pennstar Bank division operates from over 30 locations in northeastern Pennsylvania. NBT Bank’s parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., had assets of $7.5 billion as of June 30, 2013.

About LPL Financial
LPL Financial is one of the leading financial services companies and the largest independent broker/dealer in the nation.* For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their goals of protecting and growing their clients’ wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best—help their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams. With headquarters on both coasts, LPL Financial supports financial advisors in helping their clients by offering a robust mix of services and tools such as enabling technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training and independent research. LPL Financial understands that providing Americans with unbiased investment advice is critical to their financial security. Because the firm has no proprietary products to sell, LPL Financial advisors can provide truly unbiased, conflict-free advice and investment recommendations. Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients’ financial needs. They do so by using the firm’s tools and resources that help them discover their clients’ priorities, dreams and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients’ lives; and make product recommendations that put clients’ on the path to pursuing their goals. For more information about LPL Financial, visit www.lpl.com. * As reported Financial Planning Magazine 1996-2013, based on total revenue

**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 FDIC Insured   Not Bank Guaranteed  May Lose Value
Not insured by any Federal Government Agency  Not a Bank Deposit