BINGHAMTON, NY (December 14, 2023) – NBT Bank recently presented the First Ward Action Council with a contribution to support its affordable housing programs. The First Ward Action Council owns and operates affordable housing units for low-income seniors, families and those who are physically disabled and meet income guidelines.

NBT is a long-established affordable housing lender with more than 130 affordable housing construction projects financed for over $800 million that have created over 6,000 affordable housing units. In addition, the bank makes monetary contributions and employees volunteer time to affordable housing organizations across the communities it serves.

“We have seen time and again the critical need for affordable housing in the communities we serve,” said Regional President Jeff Lake. “We’re honored to be able to partner with organizations like the First Ward Action Council to help alleviate some of the strain individuals and families are feeling when it comes to finding accessible housing.”

First Ward Action Council Contribution

(Left to right) - NBT Bank’s Lucas Davis and Jeff Lake present Jerry Willard and Rev. Henry Ausby, from the First Ward Action Council with a donation to support affordable housing activities.

About NBT Bank

NBT Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth management services from locations in seven states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut. The bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, NY. NBT Bancorp had assets of $13.44 billion as of March 31, 2024 and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT is available online at www.nbtbank.com. Member FDIC.

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