About People's United Bank

People's United Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), a diversified financial services company with more than $60 billion in assets. Founded in 1842, People’s United Bank is a premier, community-based, regional Northeast bank with more than 5,500 employees offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services.

We have a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, including our over 148 convenient Stop & Shop branch locations in Connecticut and New York, offering full-service and extended hour banking.

Whether it is for personal or business needs, our customers and their needs come first. We value ongoing relationships, not just one-time transactions, that give us the opportunity to listen, learn, respond, anticipate and solve problems in a collaborative manner. Our priority is showing respect for our customers and having that returned through their ongoing trust.

177+ Years

Celebrated 175 years in 2017

$60 billion

Manages over $60 billion in assets

6,500 employees

Employs more than 6,500 employees

$3.8 million

in Community Foundation grants in 2019


More than 32,000 volunteer hours contributed by employees to 10,000 community service activities

400+ locations

Over 400 bank branches and 600 ATMs across the Northeast

148 in-store branches

148 Stop & Shop locations in CT and NY

Ticker: PBCT

Publicly traded on NASDAQ

People's United Bank's 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report cover - Responsible Decisions Today Create a Lasting Impact for Tomorrow

2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Our 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report focuses on our efforts to create an environment where our financial know-how intersects with our moral, ethical, and environmental obligations. Our goal is to demonstrate how an informed and proactive approach to Environmental Social Governance (ESG) can help to drive change and deliver value to our stakeholders.

Why People’s United Bank

At People’s United Bank we know people and businesses have plenty of choices. Why us? It’s simple really; it starts with our values, attitude and way of doing business. Customers benefit from the know-how of over 175 years of service, combined with the collective strength of products and technology you’d expect from a large regional bank. No two customers’ needs are the same, and neither is our approach. We pride ourselves on our ability to be a full-service bank that views our customers’ financial health through a holistic lens, not a transactional one.

Our relationships span generations. We know your personal and business financial needs and are empowered to make decisions locally. We take pride in being leaders in our communities. Whether it’s inside the bank or out, helping others is paramount. The result is simple—financial well-being, customized to help every customer achieve their unique financial and personal goals.

Delivering on our core values

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For our customers

It means the security of working with an experienced and trusted partner. It means confidence in the commitment and capability of the individuals and teams who serve them. It means knowing that their banking, credit and wealth needs will be professionally achieved through the long-term relationship and solutions that make a difference.

For our communities

It means a stable local presence with a history of consistent investment and engagement. It means contributing to build a community that is greater than the sum of the individuals in it.

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For our employees

It means providing a workplace that encourages continuous professional and personal growth and learning. It means embracing both new and familiar approaches to service and partnership. It means sharing experience and skills to ensuring that our customers are realizing their goals.

For our shareholders

It means making practical, forward-looking investments in technology, people, and products, along with strong organic and acquisition-based growth to build long-term customer and shareholder value.

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A heritage of giving
back to our communities

We are deeply rooted in, and committed to our legacy of giving back to our communities. For over 175 years, People’s United Bank has been an active member of the communities where we live and work, and a strong philanthropic partner committed to investing time and money to meet the needs of individuals, families, business, and entire communities.

Through charitable contributions from People's United Bank and our two charitable foundations, People’s United Bank invests in the financial health and well-being of our neighbors to help improve the quality of life for residents in the neighborhoods served by People’s United Bank.

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Our history

It was in 1842 when the bank, originally named Bridgeport Savings Bank, accepted its first deposits.
Today, we are proud of our rich history and our committed to our guiding principles.


Bridgeport Savings Bank was founded, and the first deposit of $30 was made. Deposits the first week totaled $97. It was four months before a withdrawal was made, for $1.


People’s Bank completes second-step conversion, raises $3.44 billion in capital and changes name to People’s United Bank and establishes $60 million community foundation.

2008 - Present

People's United expands footprint across northeast and nationally, through acquisitions of 12 community-based banks, and commercial and wealth management businesses.

Our Future

With roots dating from 1842, we understand the importance of focusing on clients and their needs, integrating technology to augment their experience and our expertise. We are committed to creating a high-quality, multi-dimensional service approach.

Awards and accolades

It’s this focus—providing an exceptional customer experience, building lasting relationships, having an impact on the communities where we live and work and returning value to our shareholders—that has differentiated us in the markets we serve for more than 175 years.

People's United Bank has been recognized by Greenwich Associates with Best Brand and Excellence for our 2020 performance in serving middle market customers
Excellence and Best Brand
Middle-Market Banking

Greenwich Associates

People's United Bank has been ranked a 2020 World's Best Bank by Forbes
2020 World's Best Banks


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