Hudson Valley Bank Opens Stratford, CT Branch

Oct 06, 2009, 12:05 ET from Hudson Valley Bank

YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- James J. Landy, President & CEO of Hudson Valley Bank, has announced that the Bank has opened a full service branch at 2505 Main Street, Stratford, CT to serve the banking needs of businesses and individuals in Stratford and surrounding communities.

With six branches now open in Fairfield and New Haven counties, Hudson Valley Bank has made a major commitment to Connecticut. The Bank currently has branches in Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Fairfield and Milford.

Hudson Valley Bank has been serving local communities since its founding in 1972 and specializes in banking services for businesses, professional service firms, including attorneys, real estate developers and property managers, as well as municipalities and not-for-profit organizations. "We pride ourselves on our personal service, innovation, flexibility and a total commitment to our customers," Mr. Landy said. "As we have grown, we have not lost our focus on local banking for the local community."

"With $2.4 billion in assets and a well capitalized rating from regulators, we remain financially strong, safe and sound," Mr. Landy said. "We are making loans in Connecticut."

Gary Biros, a resident of Milford and an experienced local Connecticut banker, is Vice President and Manager of the Bank's Stratford Branch. Prior to coming to Hudson Valley, Mr. Biros had been a Business Development and Sales Manager at TD Banknorth in Stratford, so he is very familiar with this marketplace, Mr. Landy explained.

For additional information about Hudson Valley Bank, please call Gary Biros at (203) 883-9993 or Jim Wood, SVP, at (203) 913-0688 or visit the bank's web site

SOURCE Hudson Valley Bank