Jay Sidhu led Customers Bank to the top spot in Bank Director magazine’s 2014 Growth Leaders Ranking, announced April 29. It is the second year in a row Customers Bank earned the top rating, which is for core performance, the most comprehensive of four categories in the rankings, which also included core deposits, net loans and leases and noninterest income. more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has put out a warning to alert bank customers about the latest debit card scam, in which the scammer seeks to get sensitive bank account information.
South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has received a $25,000 grant from Rockland Trust Community Development Corp. to provide financial counseling to low- and moderate-income owners of small businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Mark I. Levine has joined East Providence-based RISCO Insurance Brokerage as president of Florida operations to lead the firm’s expansion into a new geographical market region. “We have been expanding our geographic reach over the past five years and opening this location will take us to the next level,” said RISCO Insurance Brokerage President Peter Plumb.
The name NewportFed has been phased out nine months after the bank’s acquisition by Willimantic, Conn.-based Savings Institute Bank & Trust, a change in original plans intended to keep the name and tradition of the Rhode Island financial institution,bank President and CEO Rheo Brouillard told Providence Business News.
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