HARTFORD, CT (December 4, 2019) — NBT Bank Connecticut Regional President Andreas Kapetanopoulos announced that M. Kate Van Valkenburg has joined NBT’s expanding team in Connecticut. Van Valkenburg will serve as Senior Vice President and Senior Commercial Banking Relationship Manager.

“We’re rapidly building a respected local team and are excited to welcome Kate and her wealth of commercial banking expertise,” said Kapetanopoulos. Last month, NBT Bank announced the addition of Regional Commercial Banking Manager Steve Angeletti and Senior Credit Analyst Elizabeth Hayden. The bank expects to reveal the location for its regional headquarters in the first quarter of 2020.

Van Valkenburg has more than 18 years of commercial banking experience including underwriting, management, and lending. Most recently she served as Commercial Loan Officer for ION Bank in Farmington, Conn. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Massachusetts. Van Valkenburg resides in Avon and serves the community as a Board Member for Gifts of Love in Avon and Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain.

NBT Bank is ranked #14 in the United States on the Forbes 2019 World’s Best Banks list—achieving top spot for banks in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and New York State. NBT began to serve the New England region in 2009 with the opening of its Vermont Regional Headquarters in Burlington. Since then, the bank has expanded in the region through organic growth and acquisitions. Now NBT has approximately 170 employees and $1.5 billion in loans regionally, as well as locations in four states, including Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.

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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