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Immigration nonprofits receive $1.5M from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation

October 19, 2017

Immigration nonprofits overwhelmed by demand receive infusion of $1.5M from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Grant recipients supporting local immigrant communities to be recognized and celebrated at Eastern’s annual Celebration of Social Justice on Monday, October 23 BOSTON, October 19, 2017 – As fear and confusion escalate within immigrant communities and among “Dreamers,” Eastern Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to helping immigrants...

Eastern Bank Announces David Ortiz as Partner for Good

September 12, 2017

Eastern Bank Announces David Ortiz as Partner for Good; Partnership Kicks-Off with a Donation for Hurricane Relief Ortiz Takes a Swing as Eastern’s “Good Teller”  Surprising Unsuspecting Customers BOSTON, September 12, 2017 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, today announces its newest Partner for Good: Boston sports icon David Ortiz.  Ortiz, who banked big numbers throughout his entire career, is...

Eastern Bank Joins Revere for Good with Opening of Micro Branch

August 22, 2017

Eastern Bank Joins Revere for Good with Opening of Micro Branch Bank bolsters commitment to supporting Gateway Cities; Turns 500 square foot former Fotomat location into innovative, high-tech retail banking office REVERE, August 22, 2017 – Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank, advanced its commitment to both innovation and serving Gateway Cities by converting a former Fotomat...

Eastern Bank Announces Senior Leadership Changes

August 14, 2017

Eastern Bank Announces Senior Leadership Changes Barbara J. Heinemann named new head of Consumer Banking Steven L. Antonakes promoted to Director of Enterprise Risk Management BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Barbara J. Heinemann as its new head of Consumer Banking with direct responsibility for its Retail and Mortgage business, as well as its...

Eastern Bank honors Wayne Budd and Jacqueline “Jacqui” Budd with the 2017 Community Advocacy Award

June 28, 2017

BOSTON, June 28, 2017 – Eastern Bank recently honored Wayne Budd and Jacqueline “Jacqui” Budd with the bank’s 2017 Community Advocacy Award, which annually recognizes the region’s best community leaders. Held in celebration of Juneteenth at the Museum of African American History in Boston, the award ceremony recognized Wayne Budd and Jacqui Budd, each, with their own award. The Boston couple was recognized for their tireless dedication to...

Boris Nusinov joins Eastern Bank as a Senior Vice President in Corporate Banking

May 5, 2017

SAUGUS, May 5, 2017 – Eastern Bank, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Boston, today announced the appointment of Boris Nusinov as a Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager in Corporate Banking.  Nusinov, who works out of the Lynn Fells office in Saugus, brings more than 20 years of commercial finance experience to Eastern.  Most recently he served as a Senior Vice President in Corporate Banking and Leveraged...

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...