DEWITT, N.Y. - Community Bank, N.A., has announced the completion of its acquisition of 16 HSBC branches spread throughout western, central and northern New York. All 16 locations were open for business on Monday, July 23.
"We are delighted to welcome these 50,000 new customers to Community Bank," Mark Tryniski, Community Bank CEO, said. "We have worked hard to make the transition as simple as possible for customers, and I am grateful for the effort put forth by both the Community Bank associates and the HSBC Team and we're pleased to welcome our new colleagues joining from HSBC."
Both HSBC and Community Bank, N.A., have provided information to customers regarding their accounts over the past several months. Customers with further questions can contact any Community Bank branch office or call 1-800-388-4679.
The acquired HSBC branches are located in Adams, Alexandria Bay, Avon, Fulton, Geneseo, Gowanda, Lowville, Newark, Oswego, Palmyra, Plattsburgh, Springville, Watertown, Watkins Glen and Westfield.
Community Bank will finalize this summer's acquisitions when it additionally acquires three First Niagara Bank branches on Sept. 10 in Geneva and Canandaigua.
For more information, customers are encouraged to visit www.communitybankna.com
Community Bank System, Inc. is a registered bank holding company based in Dewitt, N.Y., near Syracuse, with $7.5 billion in assets and approximately 190 customer facilities. Its wholly-owned banking subsidiary operates as Community Bank, N.A., across Upstate New York, and as First Liberty Bank and Trust throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Community Bank offers a full range of high quality products and services for both individuals and businesses. These include FDIC-insured checking and savings deposit products, a variety of personal and commercial loans, personal and employee benefit trust services and a range of non-bank financial services including annuities, mutual funds and life insurance. For further information visit www.communitybankna.com or www.firstlibertybank.com.