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Laraine B. Smith

Vice President, Wealth Advisor


With 30 years of experience, Smith will work with a variety of clients and institutions throughout Berkshire Bank’s Vermont markets, providing investment management, trust administration and asset allocation services. The majority of Smith’s career was spent most recently with People’s United Bank (formerly Chittenden Bank) where she served as senior vice president since 1980. Prior to that she worked in similar capacities at TrustCo Bank and Key Bank. Smith holds a degree from Siena College and graduated from the National Trust School at Northwestern University. She serves as Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the Bennington Museum and as a member of the Board of the Manchester Rescue Squad. Additionally, she was awarded the Paul Harris Award from the Bennington Rotary Club and the Ed.D. Moore Award from the Bennington Chamber of Commerce. Smith resides in Arlington, Vermont.
Areas of Specialization

Trust and estate administration

Investment Strategies

Financial Planning

Years of Experience

32 Years

3450 Richville Road
P.O. Box 1567
Manchester Center, VT 05255


Wealth Management