Berkshire Hills Reports Earnings Per Share Increase in Third Quarter; Dividend Declared

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB) reported an 8% improvement in third quarter GAAP earnings of $0.53 per share in 2016 compared to $0.49 in 2015. Profits increased due to revenue growth from business expansion, together with the benefit of higher efficiency.

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Contact: Heidi Higgins
             Berkshire Bank
             Phone: (413) 236-3756
             E-Mail: [email protected]
            Vanessa Pesa
            Berkshire Bank
            Phone: 413-447-1851
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