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Orange Bank & Trust Company Opens Second Branch in Westchester County

Middletown, NY (July 25, 2016) — Orange Bank & Trust Company, a division of Orange County Trust Company has opened its second full service branch in Westchester County located at  7 W. Cross Street in the town of Hawthorne.

This new branch supports the Bank’s strategic plan to expand its operations regionally with a focus on business banking. The branch will be headed by Relationship Managers Sharon Spina and Michael Golio, both longtime residents of Westchester County.  Sharon Spina, VP has been a banker for 37 years; she joins the bank from Sterling National Bank (SNB) where she most recently served as Managing Director and First Vice President responsible for the branch and growth of the Mount. Pleasant market. Michael Golio, VP has been in the banking industry for 31 years and came to Orange Bank & Trust Company from SNB where he served as Managing Director and First Vice President responsible for the Elmsford and Peekskill markets.   
 
“My team and I are very excited to open our new branch in the Mount Pleasant market,” said Joseph Ruhl, Westchester Regional President. “We decided to bring our style of relationship banking to Northern Westchester with two experienced and outstanding bankers in Sharon and Michael.”
 
The branch will be open, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. It features a full array of lending, cash management, online banking and trust and estate services for both business and personal customers. Visit orangebanktrust.com or call the branch at 914-984-2780 for additional information.
 
About Orange County Trust Company
An independent community bank beginning with a dream of 14 founders 122 years ago, Orange Bank and Trust, through conservative banking practices, innovation and commitment to its community, now has an asset level in of approximately $900 million. In recent years, Orange Bank and Trust has added branches, expanded into Rockland, Westchester and Dutchess Counties and acquired Hudson Valley Investment Advisors to provide wealth management services.  While growing, OB&T has continued to focus on providing community-based banking, based on personal relationships, for businesses, organizations and individuals.