Berkshire Bank Pays Veteran's Mortgage Payments for a Year

Winner of the Military and Veteran Exciting Rewind Giveaway Announced

PITTSFIELD, MA – Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank®, has announced the winner of the Exciting Rewind Mortgage Giveaway. As the official bank of NESN's Boston Bruins coverage, Berkshire Bank partnered with NESN for this exciting promotion that began on January 1st and concluded on March 11, 2017.

The winner of The Exciting Rewind is David Hiltz of Bedford, MA. David Hiltz spent much of his Air Force career testing new aircraft and weapons as a flight test engineer. As the winner, David will be awarded with $12,000 to assist in paying his mortgage for the year. The giveaway was only extended to active military members and eligible veterans, serving as an extension of the dedication of Berkshire Bank to the servicemen and servicewomen of our country.

When asked of how he felt about winning the Exciting Rewind giveaway, David passionately spoke of his relationship with the Bank, which began when he purchased a home in the area.

"My wife, Barb, and I thankfully relied on Berkshire mortgage consultants, Bill Poirier, Kari Lane and their team, to stay on top of all the details in our home buying process," said David. "We feel honored and blessed for all Berkshire Bank and NESN does for military families like ours!"

The Exciting Rewind Mortgage Sweepstakes consisted of a breakdown of the top plays throughout the season and was featured during every Bruin's game on NESN. Viewers were encouraged to watch and vote online for their favorite Berkshire Bank Exciting Rewind segment at to be entered for a chance to win.

Berkshire Bank has a history of making banking easier for our servicemen and servicewomen by providing discounts, money management tools, banking and lending offers to save money so they can make the most of life's exciting moments.

To see the winner accept his prize, please click here.

About Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank, America's Most Exciting Bank®. The Company, recognized for its entrepreneurial approach and distinctive culture, has $9.2 billion in assets and 97 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey and Pennsylvania providing personal and business banking, insurance, and wealth management services. To learn more, visit, call 800-773-5601 or follow us on: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Berkshire Bank is the official bank of NESN's Boston Bruins coverage and the community partner of Boston Season at City Hall Plaza.

About NESN

NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National on digital and sports tiers in over 100 DMAs. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the 9th Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the world. is one of the Top 15 sports web sites in the U.S. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN's social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).

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Berkshire Bank
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Berkshire Bank
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