Please note that the Bank of Greene County has upgraded our phone system. As part of the enhancements, employee telephone extensions have changed as of May 22. If you need assistance reaching a specific employee, please contact us at 518-943-2600 and use option 1 for our dial-by-name directory, or option 0 for our Customer Service Center.

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COLONIE, NEW YORK – The Bank of Greene County announced today it has pledged up to $10 million in low-interest loans to support owner-occupied businesses in the Capital Region.  This pledge is part of the Bank’s expansion into the Capital Region with the opening of its new Capital Region Banking Center located at 3 Winners Circle.

“I’m pleased to announce that as part of our new Capital Region Banking Center, we have pledged $10 million in low-interest loans to help support businesses in the Capital Region,” said Don Gibson, President and CEO of the Bank.  “We’ve run similar programs with great success, including last year when we opened our East Greenbush Branch and supported business investment in Rensselaer County.”

John Antalek, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer also stated, “Our new Banking Center is dedicated to serving the Capital Region, and this low-interest loan program is specifically designed for owner occupied-properties.  Our team of dedicated Capital Region lenders look forward to meeting local business owners and helping them achieve their short and long-term business goals.”

Mike Danforth, Director of Capital Region Lending added “my team and I look forward to working with local business owners and expanding the Bank’s customer base in the Capital Region.  We’re happy to meet with you at your place of business, or invite you to visit us at our new Capital Region Banking Center at 3 Winners Circle.”

“We are deeply rooted in the communities we serve, and are proud to support local businesses, municipalities, and consumers,” added Gibson.  “Our goal is to provide the Capital Region community with exceptional customer service, and a holistic approach to banking.”

For more information regarding the Bank of Greene County’s low-interest loan program for Capital Region businesses, please contact Business Development Officer Joseph Szepessy at 518-540-8802.

Headquartered in Catskill, NY, the Bank of Greene County is proud to serve the Capital Region and Hudson Valley with full-service, community-based banking. This year, the bank is celebrating its 135th anniversary.

Capital Region Low-Interest Loans

Pictured (L-R): Rob Agostinoni, VP of Corporate Lending; Mike Danforth, VP, Director of Capital Region Lending; Joe Szepessy, Business Development Officer

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