March 30, 2012

PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF BAYPORT BRANCH
Flag Pole Dedicated at Ceremony and Donation Made to Bayport-Blue Point Little League

BRIDGEPORT, CT – People’s United Bank celebrated the grand opening of its 33rd Long Island location on March 30 with the Bayport branch at 693 Montauk Highway

“We’re pleased to announce this organic expansion of our franchise in Long Island,” said Dom Geraci, vice president and market manager for the People’s United Long Island market. “As the premier regional commercial bank in the Northeast and one of the strongest banks in the nation, People’s United is looking forward to serving the financial needs of even more Long Island residents in our new Bayport office.”

People’s United will offer a full range of banking services in Bayport, from retail products, to commercial loans, payroll processing, merchant services, business credit cards, 401k administration services, financial advisory and wealth management and trust services.

The branch features two 24-hour ATMs (one lobby and one drive-up), a free self-service coffee bar, complete with a stock quotation machine so customers can check on their investments, a free self-serve coin-counting machine, and a plasma television set airing financial news networks.

Maureen Mennella who served People’s United as Financial Services Manager in the bank’s Miller Place branch, assumed responsibility as Financial Services Manager for the new Bayport branch.

Based on its 170-year history of supporting the communities it serves, People’s United always makes a donation to a local charity when it opens a new branch. In Bayport, People’s United made a $1,000 contribution to the Bayport-Blue Point Little League. The grand opening celebration also included the dedication of a flagpole in front of the branch by the American Legion.

People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with $28 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is the premier regional commercial bank in the Northeast and provides commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of 360 retail locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, New Hampshire and Maine. Through its subsidiaries, People's United Financial provides equipment financing, brokerage and insurance services.

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