Berkshire Bank Joins Simsbury With Opening of New Branch

Bank Bolsters Commitment to Connecticut with a High-tech Retail Banking Office

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Bank announced the opening of its newest branch in Simsbury, CT located at 16 Albany Turnpike, bringing the number of Berkshire Bank locations in Connecticut to eight.

As part of the celebration, there will be grand opening specials only available at the new Simsbury location. The Bank will also offer a Crack the Vault contest with cash prizes as well as a chance to win Amazon Echo Dots from Monday, April 23 through Friday, May 18. In addition, the community is invited to visit the Simsbury branch during their open house week from Monday, April 23 through Friday, April 27 to meet the team, tour the branch, receive demonstrations of the new branch technology and have the opportunity to obtain giveaways. Berkshire's new Simsbury branch features a modern interior design aimed at improving the customer experience with an open layout, MyTellerSM virtual teller technology with extended banking hours and comfortable meeting spaces where customers can talk privately with our bankers to plan their financial road map. MyTellerSM technology offers the combination of next-generation banking and the convenience of an ATM with the same personal assistance you would receive with a teller to help customers bank on their own schedule, offering extended banking hours.

"With this new branch, we are pleased to now have a presence in the Simsbury neighborhood and introduce our revolutionary MyBanker relationship manager program and interactive teller technology to the residents and business owners of this vibrant community," said Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Retail Branch Banking. "This central location also provides the opportunity for the retail team to work with existing commercial and private banking teams."

At Berkshire Bank, we do good things to help people prosper," said Aaron Averitt, Branch Officer. "Part of that commitment includes improving the banking experience for our customers and investing in communities. We're very excited to support both initiatives by joining Simsbury and building relationships with people and businesses. We invite everyone to stop by and tour the branch. It's amazing."

The Simsbury branch MyTellerSM hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The branch manager, Aaron Averitt and his team are available in the branch on Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

About Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank®, is recognized for its entrepreneurial approach, relationship customer experience and distinctive culture. With $11.6 billion in assets, Berkshire provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management, investment and insurance services through 114 full service branch offices throughout New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts, including Commerce Bank, a division of Berkshire Bank. Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank. Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts' Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal in 2017. To learn more, visit
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