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Kris Puskar joins Eastern Bank as Head of Business Banking

May 4, 2017

BOSTON, May 4, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Kris Puskar as Senior Vice President and Business Banking Sales and Innovation Director.  He will report directly to Quincy Miller, Vice Chairman and President of Eastern Bank. Puskar, who most recently served as Business Banking Director of Sales Strategy, Partnerships and Treasury Services at Citizens Bank,...

Gregory P. Buscone joins Eastern Bank as a Senior Vice President and Regional Group Head in Commercial Banking

April 21, 2017

BOSTON, April 21, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Gregory P. Buscone as a Senior Vice President and Regional Group Head in Commercial Banking.  Buscone will report directly to Jan Miller, Vice Chairman and Chief Commercial Banking Officer. Prior to joining Eastern, Buscone spent 17 years at Citizens Bank, serving as a Senior Vice President and Market Manager...

Eastern Bank Corporation elects new Board members

March 29, 2017

Eastern Bank Corporation elects new Board members at 199th Annual Meeting Bank adds six distinguished leaders as it continues to diversify governing body BOSTON, March 29, 2017 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, continues to increase the diversity of its leadership, as it announced today several key additions to its governing body.    The new Corporators and Trustees were elected at the Annual...

Eastern earns two Greenwich Excellence Awards

March 28, 2017

Eastern Bank Recognized as one of the Nation’s Best for Middle Market Businesses BOSTON, March 28, 2017 – Financial research firm Greenwich Associates recently named Eastern Bank as one of the top banks for businesses nationally with Greenwich Excellence Awards for both “Overall Customer Satisfaction” and “Customer Likelihood to Recommend” in the Northeast’s Middle Market segment. Among the 600 banks evaluated nationally, Eastern was one of...

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation to donate over $1.5 million to nonprofits that support immigrants in Massachusetts and New Hampshire

March 27, 2017

Foundation now accepting grant applications until April 18, 2017 The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has begun accepting applications for grants that support immigrants as part of its annual “Targeted Grants” program.   The Foundation plans to award over $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofits that address a variety of issues facing immigrants, including: assistance for people seeking asylum,...

Eastern Bank Launches Join Us For Good campaign

March 7, 2017

Eastern Bank Launches Join Us For GoodTM campaign to Celebrate Individuals & Businesses Building “Good” in Their Communities. To encourage New Englanders to get involved, Eastern announces $100,000 Selfies For Good Giveaway BOSTON, March 7, 2017 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announced the launch of Join Us For Good, a program  to inspire customers and...

Sujata Yadav joins Consumer Lending

January 9, 2017

Sujata Yadav joins Eastern Bank as Head of Consumer Lending BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Sujata Yadav as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Lending. She will report directly to Quincy Miller, Vice Chairman and President of Eastern Bank.  Yadav, who most recently served as Senior Vice President, Head of Sales Growth at Citi...

Robert Rivers named Eastern Chairman and CEO

January 2, 2017

Robert F. Rivers named Chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank Succeeds Richard E. Holbrook; Quincy Miller appointed Vice Chairman and President BOSTON, Jan. 2, 2017 – Robert F. Rivers has been elected by the Eastern Bank Board of Directors to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the bank announced today. Rivers joined Eastern Bank in 2006 as its Vice Chairman and Chief Banking Officer, becoming President in 2007, Chief...