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Fall River-based BankFive has hired Leah Prata Smith and Jonathan Soua as vice president and operations officer and vice president of business development, respectively, on its business banking team.

The bank also hired William H. Dawson as a mortgage loan originator. Dawson was previously a vice president of mortgage origination at Pawtucket Credit Union.


BankGloucester has recently promoted Amy Mitchell to vice president of residential lending.

Brookline Bank

Brookline Bank has hired Joseph T. O’Leary Jr. as senior vice president and commercial banking team leader.

Country Bank

Ware-based Country Bank has hired Justin Roberts as vice president of marketing. Roberts was previously the development officer at American International College.

Citizens Bank

Rhode Island-based Citizens Bank promoted Kim Dee to head of retail banking. She was previously executive vice president and customer transformation director.

Colliers International

Colliers International has hired Kendin Carr as a vice president of its Boston multifamily investment sales team. Carr previously held roles in multifamily brokerage at roles at Converge Ventures, Marcus & Millichap and Realm Realty Group.


Commercial real estate brokerage JLL has hired Tom Ellis Jr. as a senior vice president to help it expand its presence in the Boston-area government and education sectors, and Johnson Ip as a senior project manager focused on the life sciences industry. Ellis was previously a managing director at CBRE | Heery Inc. Ip was previously a senior project manager at Arcadis.

Metro Credit Union

Chelsea-based Metro Credit Union has promoted six:

  • Marlene Collins to vice president and retail regional administrator
  • John Ford as vice president and dealer relationship manager
  • Shauna Glazebrook as vice president and mortgage operations manager
  • Lindsay Falewicz as assistant vice president and accounting manager
  • Jessica Palm as assistant vice president and facilities manager
  • Michael Pepi as assistant vice president and network and information security manager

Peabody Properties

Peabody Properties announced that property manager Lisa Carinelli has passed her fair housing compliance exam.

Pipefitters Local 537

Boston-based construction union Pipefitters Local 537 graduated 92 new journeypersons from its training apprenticeship training program.

Reading Cooperative Bank

Reading Cooperative Bank has hired Phil Bryan as senior vice president and chief lending officer. Bryan was formerly a principal at Forward Focus Business Advisors and president and CEO of The Cooperative Bank.

Rockland Trust

Hanover-based Rockland Trust Co. has hired Adam Bokon as a vice president and commercial loan officer in the bank’s Waltham office. He was previously a vice president of commercial real estate at Brookline Bank.

RTN Federal Credit Union

Waltham-based RTN Federal Credit Union announced that longtime board member William J. Croteau died on April 21.

Personnel File

by Banker & Tradesman time to read: 2 min