Personnel File

Members of the banking, construction and real estate industries were on the move in recent weeks. See who’s been hired and promoted in this week’s Personnel File.

Focus on Philanthropy

Every year, Banker & Tradesman rounds up a snapshot of good deeds performed by industry professionals in the finance and real estate fields to commemorate the holiday giving season. As 2018 wraps up, Banker & Tradesman is pleased and proud to acknowledge some of the fine work done by volunteers in industries and communities across the commonwealth. 

Consolidation Continues in Banking Industry

The year 2018 was filled with mergers and acquisitions between publicly traded banks, mutual banks and credit unions. In total, there were 16 mergers and acquisitions announced this year, as the banking industry in Massachusetts continued to consolidate.  

Rockland Trust

Rockland Trust to Acquire Blue Hills Bank

The parent company of Rockland Trust announced yesterday that it would acquire the parent company of Hyde Park-based Blue Hills Bank in a deal that will give Rockland the largest deposit share in Massachusetts, the largest branch network and bring the company over $11 billion in assets.