RI’s Largest Independent Bank Continues Expansion in Ocean State
WESTERLY, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Washington Trust, the
largest independent bank headquartered in Rhode Island, today announced
plans to open its first branch in Johnston, Rhode Island, to be located
at 1383 Atwood Avenue, the former site of Ribs & Company. Washington
branch office is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2014.
“Washington Trust has a 213 year history of serving Rhode Islanders and
providing quality banking services,” said Joseph
J. MarcAurele, Washington Trust Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer. “We are thrilled to offer our banking services to
residents and businesses in the Johnston community.”
Washington Trust’s new 5,400 square foot Johnston branch will feature
four teller stations; three customer service areas and a walk-up ATM.
Other banking conveniences include two drive-up banking lanes, night
deposit services for small business customers and a drive-up ATM.
Founded in 1800, The Washington Trust Company is the oldest community
bank in the nation and a subsidiary of Washington
Trust Bancorp, Inc., a $3.1 billion corporation headquartered in
Westerly, Rhode Island. A state-chartered bank, Washington Trust offers
a full range of financial services, including commercial
business banking, personal
banking, and wealth
management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode
Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Corporation’s common stock
trades on The NASDAQ Global Select® Stock Market under the symbol WASH.
Web site address: www.washtrust.com.
Elizabeth B. Eckel, 401-348-1309
Source: The Washington Trust Company