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Welcome to the Bank of Greene County!

Welcome to the Bank of Greene County!

For more than 130 years, the Bank of Greene County has served its neighbors in New York’s Hudson Valley and Capital Region. True to our mission, we strive to foster a sense of community through personal service, local decision-making and participation in community activities alongside our customers.

I invite you to explore our website and visit, call or click to experience the advantages of banking with us.  Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you.

Donald E. Gibson
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Our Local History

Bank of Greene County, 1889

1889—When it all began

The Building and Loan Association of Catskill, NY is chartered.

  • 1974
  • 1988
  • 1997
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
Bank of Greene County, 1974

1974

The Catskill Savings & Loan Association is renamed the Greene County Savings Bank and opens its first branch office in Coxsackie.

Bank of Greene County, 1988

1988

Cairo branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 1997

1997

Greenville branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 1999

1999

Greene County Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ-GCBC) is founded as a parent company with The Bank of Greene County as a subsidiary, public stock is offered, and the Administrative Center opens in Catskill.

Bank of Greene County, 2000

2000

Tannersville branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2001

2001

Westerlo branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2004

2004

The Greene County Commercial Bank is formed as a wholly owned subsidiary with the sole purpose of serving local municipalities.

Bank of Greene County, 2005

2005

Hudson branch and expanded Cairo branch open.

Bank of Greene County, 2006

2006

Lending and Operations Center (Catskill) and expanded Coxsackie branch open.

Bank of Greene County, 2007

2007

Catskill Commons and Greenport branches open.

Bank of Greene County, 2008

2008

Chatham branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2009

2009

Ravena-Coeymans branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2010

2010

Germantown branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2013

2013

Historic former headquarters of Catskill Savings Bank purchased and earmarked to become a new lending center.

Bank of Greene County, 2015

2015

Kingston branch (the first in Ulster County) and state-of-the-art lending center in Catskill open.

Bank of Greene County, 2017

2017

Copake branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2018

2018

Woodstock branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2019

2019

Kinderhook-Valatie branch opens.

Bank of Greene County, 2020

2020

Wolf Road branch opens.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Donald Gibson
President & Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Plummer
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Nelson
Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Branches

Andrea DiPace
Vice President & Branch Administrator

Amy Conte
Regional Branch Officer

Christa Bush
Regional Branch Officer

Kathy Proper
Catskill Branch Manager

Olivia Soltan
Catskill Commons Branch Manager

Betsy Braley
Chatham Branch Manager

Gillian Sims-Elster
Copake Branch Manager

Lisa Messina
Coxsackie Branch Manager

Karishma Vermani
Germantown Branch Manager

Sarah Van Alphen
Greenport & Hudson Branch Manager

Kristen Schiffer
Kinderhook-Valatie Branch Manager

Heather Hart
Kingston Branch Manager

Pamela Garrison
Ravena-Coeymans Branch Manager

Catherine Wade
Tannersville Branch Manager

Keith DeMichele
Wolf Road Branch Manager

Timothy Braunfeld
Woodstock Branch Manager

Corporate Cash Management

Allen Austin
Assistant Vice President, Director of Corporate Cash Management & Administrative Officer

Finance

Betsy Darrow
Vice President and Controller

John Dudek
Finance Officer and Assistant Controller

Allison Eldred
Investment Portfolio Officer

Human Resources

Mary Seely
Vice President and Director of Human Resources

Kathryn Nelson
Human Resources Officer

Information Technology

Gregory Spampinato
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Margaret Tobiassen
Assistant Vice President of IT Application Support

Nathan Jones
Manager of IT Infrastructure

Investment Services

Tim Bartholomew
Vice President, Director of Investment Services

Lending

Perry Lasher
Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Lending

John Antalek
Vice President of Commercial Lending & Business Development

Sean DuBois
Vice President, Southern Region Executive & Commercial Lender

Trisha Lamb
Vice President and Director of Residential & Consumer Lending

Tina Selner
Vice President and Chief of Credit Administration

Tim Penk
Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Robert Agostinoni
Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending & Business Development

Jennifer Beers
Assistant Vice President of Commercial Loan Originations

Brian Stickles
Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending & Business Development

Justin Goldman
Commercial Lending & Business Development Officer

Stephanie Premo
Business Development Officer

Cheryl Rothkranz
Credit Manager

Jackie Stiffler
Residential & Consumer Lending Manager

Joseph Rothrock
Fire & EMS Specialist

Ashley Scott
Loan Servicing Manager

Marketing

Martha Keeler
Vice President and Director of Marketing

Susan Timan
Assistant Vice President of e-Communications & Corporate Secretary

Municipal Banking

Donald MacCormack
Vice President of Municipal Banking

Jonathan Halligan
Municipal Banking Officer

Operational Support, Compliance, and Facilities

Cynthia DuPilka
Vice President of BSA, Compliance & Operational Support

Rick Fernandez
Information Security Officer

Nicholas Frantjeskos
BSA & Operational Support Officer

Dan Lamarre
Facilities Director & Security Officer

Operations

John Olivett
Vice President of Operations

Susan Wren
Vice President of e-Services (Customer Service Center)

Debra Guilzon
Operations Manager

Greene County Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors

Paul Slutzky
Chairman of the Board

Donald Gibson
President & Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Plummer
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Jay Cahalan
Peter Hogan, CPA
David Jenkins, DVM
Charles Schaefer, Esq.

The Bank of Greene County Advisory Board

Frances Spreer Albert, CPA
John Brust
Sean Byrne, Esq.
James Campion
Christopher Cannucciari, CPA
David Crawford, PE
Bradley Cummings, CPA, CVA
Eric Hannay
Pamela Hassett
Daniel Leader
Ronald Teator

Directors Emeritus

Walter H. Ingalls
Dennis O’Grady
Martin Smith
J. Bruce Whittaker