Westfield, MA— James C. Hagan, President and CEO of Westfield Bank, is pleased to announce that Brion Robert has been appointed Assistant Branch Manager and Business Specialist at the Bank’s 1342 Liberty Street Branch in Springfield. In his position, Robert will be primarily responsible for small business development, including driving business deposit and loan growth, and assisting small business and commercial customers with deposit, credit, and digital banking products. Prior to joining Westfield Bank, Robert served as a Vice President, Branch Sales Manager at First Niagara Financial Group, and an Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Officer, at Greenfield Savings Bank. Robert currently serves on the Board of Directors of All Out Adventures in Northampton, MA, and serves as a volunteer youth coach with the Western Massachusetts Catholic Youth Organization Basketball League. Robert resides in Longmeadow, MA.
About Westfield Bank
Westfield Bank, headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts, is a federally chartered savings bank organized in 1853 and is the largest publicly traded bank headquartered in Western Massachusetts. The Bank is a full-service community-oriented financial institution offering a complete range of commercial and retail products and services. Currently, the Bank has twenty-five branch offices, fifty-one ATMs, and an additional thirty seasonal ATMs and serves Hampden and Hampshire counties in Western Massachusetts and Hartford and Tolland counties in Northern Connecticut. The Bank’s middle market and commercial real estate lending team is based in Springfield, Massachusetts, and has a general regulatory limit on loans to one borrower of $36.6 million. As of December 31, 2021, the Bank employed 329 full and part-time employees, had $2.5 billion in total assets, $1.9 billion in its loan portfolio, and $2.3 billion in total deposits. The Bank is regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. As a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Bank’s deposits are insured up to the maximum FDIC insurance coverage limits. To learn more, visit the bank’s website at www.westfieldbank.com.