Washington Trust Opens Third Branch in Cranston, RI
Branch Located on Plainfield Pike near Interstate 295 and Comstock Parkway
WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Washington Trust (WASH) , the largest bank headquartered in Rhode Island, announced today that it has opened its third branch office in Cranston , Rhode Island, located on 2174 Plainfield Pike near Comstock Parkway and Interstate 295.
"Washington Trust is continuing our expansion in Rhode Island, stated Joseph J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Earlier this year, we opened a new Home Loan Center in Warwick, RI to meet the mortgage needs for homeowners in the State. Today, we celebrate the opening of our Plainfield Pike branch serving the needs of residents and businesses of Western Cranston, RI.
Jason Quinlan serves as the Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the new Plainfield Pike branch. He has more than 10 years of branch management experience, most recently serving as Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of BankRI in Cranston. Quinlan is a member of the Cranston Chamber of Commerce and is an active volunteer with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
Washington Trust is dedicated to the communities it serves, said Quinlan. We are excited to bring our quality products, service, and talented staff to the western area of Cranston.
The 3,600 square foot branch features the latest conveniences and technology to meet the banking needs of local depositors, homeowners, businesses, and borrowers. The interior of the full-service branch features four teller stations, two customer service areas, management offices, a safe deposit box vault and a walk-up ATM. Exterior conveniences include two-lane drive up banking lanes, a night deposit safe and a drive-up ATM.
The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., a $3.0 billion corporation headquartered in Westerly, Rhode Island. Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and is the largest independent bank headquartered in Rhode Island. A state-chartered bank, Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including business banking, personal banking, and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Corporations common stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Select® Stock Marketunder the symbol WASH. Web site address: www.washtrust.com.
Elizabeth B. Eckel
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Source: Washington TrustCopyright Business Wire 2012