Kayla Gaspar has overseen a wide range of marketing activities including managing the bank’s website content and assisting with SEO and partnerships to drive qualified visits to the website and convert visits to leads.
The industry in the coming year will continue to watch how the Fed deals with interest rates, the continued shift to a purchase market and how regulation will impact the speed of closing.
The parent company of Medford-based Century Bank had record earnings for the year of 2018.
Shareholders, some controlling less than 100 shares and represented by big law firms, have gone after community banks in Massachusetts – mostly sellers – during mergers or acquisitions, seeking small fees in a timely manner.
State Street Corp. is preparing to get rid of a large chunk of its senior management.
Executives at Belmont Savings Bank will collect big payouts once People’s United Bank officially completes its acquisition of the company.
Citizens Bank has been at the forefront of creating great digital experiences for its customers, forming several partnerships with various fintech companies. Lamont Young has been at the center of these efforts.
The bump in the FHFA conforming limit could present a good opportunity for first-time homebuyers, but is less likely to have an impact in more expensive counties near Boston.
Heading into 2018, management and the board of directors at the parent company of Belmont Savings Bank saw that there was no shortage of challenges in front of them if they were to sustain their successful track record of loan and earnings growth.
Changes to reporting requirements under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act have given small credit unions a bumpy ride in 2018, leaving them to contemplate changing their internal processes, systems and product offerings.
The state’s top cannabis regulator is calling on the state’s senior U.S. senator to help find more banking solutions for the adult-use pot industry.
During Clay Deutsch’s eight years at the helm of Boston Private, the former McKinsey & Co. executive saw his fair share of challenges, including issues with the bank’s up-and-coming wealth management division and a series of layoffs. However, when he retired earlier this year, Deutsch left Boston Private in much better shape than when he joined it.
The year 2018 was filled with mergers and acquisitions between publicly traded banks, mutual banks and credit unions. In total, there were 16 mergers and acquisitions announced this year, as the banking industry in Massachusetts continued to consolidate.
When North Easton Savings Bank and Whitman-based Mutual Bank announced they would merge in early November, together they created the 41st bank in Massachusetts that holds over $1 billion in assets.
With recreational marijuana sales starting to flow, banks seem to be warming to the idea of jumping into the business.
A group of bankers is looking to start a new state-chartered bank in New Hampshire, which would be the first bank headquartered in Nashua since 2012.
The parent company of Berkshire Bank said last night that it would purchase the parent company of Willimantic, Connecticut-based Savings Institute Bank and Trust in an all-stock transaction valued at $180 million.
The chief operating officer at Lakeville-based Salisbury Bank and Trust Co. is leaving his post.
When Rockland Trust closes on its acquisition of Blue Hills Bank, President and CEO William Parent is going to be a very rich man.
JPMorgan Chase confirmed today that it will have 18 of its planned retail branches in the Greater Boston area open by the end of 2019, continuing what has been a rapid retail expansion.