Current Rates

Promotions

The 4% APY* e-Solution

Make your money work harder with a 4.00% APY* free e-Checking account and 4.00% APY* e-Savings account from the Bank of Greene County.

*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is effective as of 8/1/17.  Balances of $1 to $1,000 earn 4.00%.  Any balance over $1,000 earns .15%.  Fees may reduce earnings. There is no monthly fee for an e-Savings account if you maintain a minimum balance of $400.

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Small Business Solution

The Bank of Greene County cares about our small business customers.  Let us help your business with our Totally Free Small Business Checking!  Get 500 free monthly transactions with no minimum balance or monthly service charge.

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Fast-Finish Mortgage

Pay off your home in 10 years or less & save! Refinance now with our Fast-Finish Mortgage and lock in a special, low fixed rate: 3.24% Rate / 3.54% APR*.  And get your choice of an Apple® iPad or Apple® Watch totally FREE at closing – our house “re-warming” gift to you!

*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Promotional rate and offer are effective May 01, 2017.   Promotional rate on your loan is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account so that the payment is deducted.  Auto debit is required for promotional rate

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Ulster County Specials

Ulster Risk Free IRA – Do you live or work in Ulster County?  We have a special Risk Free IRA product that might be right for you! Benefit today while you save for tomorrow….1.25% APY*.  No account fees, no minimums, no risk – FDIC insured.

*Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is effective as of 4/1/17 and is subject to change without notice. Must live or work in Ulster, Dutchess, or Orange Counties. Must open at the Kingston office.

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Ulster County Free e-Business Checking the business checking that pays 4.00% APY**!  And get 500 free monthly transactions with no minimum balance or monthly service charge.

**Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is effective as of 4/1/17.  Balances of $1 to $1,000 earn 4.00%.  Any balance over $1,000 earns .15%.  Fees may reduce earnings.  Must open at the Kingston office.

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Ulster County Commercial Fast Finish – Refinance now with our Commercial Fast-Finish Mortgage and lock in a special, low fixed rate: 4.29% APR***.  And get your choice of an Apple® iPad or Apple® Watch totally FREE at closing!

***APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Promotional rate and offer are effective March 20, 2017.

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Personal Rates

Checking

Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
FREE e-CHECKING ACCOUNT
$1 - $1,000 3.93% 4.00%
$1,001 - higher 0.15% 0.15%
NIFTY-FIFTY CHECKING ACCOUNT
Nifty Fifty Club 0.10% 0.10%
PREMIERE CHECKING ACCOUNT
$1 - $9,999 0.01% 0.01%
$10,000 - $24,999 0.05% 0.05%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.30% 0.30%
$50,000 - higher 0.35% 0.35%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Savings

Savings Accounts
Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
e-SAVINGS
$1 - $1,000 3.92% 4.00%
$1,001 - higher 0.15% 0.15%
RISK FREE IRA SAVINGS
$1 - $24,999 0.50% 0.50%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.50% 0.50%
$50,000 - $99,999 0.50% 0.50%
$100,000 - $499,999 0.50% 0.50%
$500,000 - higher 0.50% 0.50%
STATEMENT & PASSBOOK SAVINGS
Statement Savings 0.20% 0.20%
Passbook Savings 0.20% 0.20%
MORE YIELD SAVINGS
$1 - $24,999 0.10% 0.10%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.30% 0.30%
$50,000 - $99,999 0.30% 0.30%
$100,000 - $499,999 0.30% 0.30%
$500,000 - higher 0.30% 0.30%
HOLIDAY CLUB ACCOUNT
e-Holiday Savings Club 0.40% 0.40%
Passbook Savings Club 0.25% 0.25%
Statement Savings Club 0.25% 0.25%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Money Market Accounts
Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
$1 - $24,999 0.10% 0.10%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.35% 0.35%
$50,000 - $99,999 0.35% 0.35%
$100,000 - $499,999 0.35% 0.35%
$500,000 - $999,999 0.35% 0.35%
$1,000,000 - $1,999,999 0.35% 0.35%
$2,000,000 - higher 0.35% 0.35%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Student Savings

Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
STUDENT e-NEXT GENERATION SAVINGS
$1 - $100 3.92% 4.00%
$101 - higher 0.20% 0.20%
STUDENT PASSBOOK
Student Passbook 0.20% 0.20%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Certificates of Deposit (CD)
Term Rate APY
TRIPLE PROTECTION CD**
3 Year 1.08% 1.10%
5-STAR CD**
5 Year 1.71% 1.75%
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT and IRA CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT**
5 Month 0.05% 0.05%
6 Month 0.15% 0.15%
7 Month 0.05% 0.05%
8 Month 0.05% 0.05%
9 Month 0.05% 0.05%
1 Year 0.30% 0.30%
1 Year Relationship CD-with active checking account* 0.64% 0.65%
15 Month 0.05% 0.05%
18 Month 0.25% 0.25%
20 Month 0.30% 0.30%
20 Month Relationship CD-with active checking account* 0.74% 0.75%
2 Year 0.25% 0.25%
2 1/2 Year 0.34% 0.35%
3 Year 0.44% 0.45%
4 Year 0.49% 0.50%

*Relationship Certificates must be accompanied by an active checking account. An active account is one that completes 3 or more transactions per month.

**Certificates of Deposit:  $1,000.00 minimum to open account. $1,000.00 minimum to earn APY.

IRA Certificates of Deposit:  $500.00 minimum to open and $500.00 minimum to earn APY.

Certificates of Deposit may impose penalty for early withdrawal.

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Mortgages

5/1 Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loans: New & Existing 1 & 2 Family Owner-Occupied Homes
Initial Rate Points Cap Per Adj Lifetime Cap Margin APR Monthly P & I Payment per $1,000
*3.290% 0.00% 1.50% 9.290% 2.75% 3.456% $4.37
3.540% 0.00% 1.50% 9.540% 3.00% 3.710% $4.51

Payment per $1,000 based on initial rate and maximum term of 30 years.  Floor is set at initial interest rate. APR may increase after loan consummation.   See additional terms and conditions below.

Fixed Rate Mortgage Loans: New & Existing 1 & 2 Family Owner-Occupied Homes
Rate Points APR Monthly P & I Payment per $1,000
10 Year Term
*3.240% 0.00% 3.657% $9.77
3.490% 0.00% 3.912% $9.88
15 Year Term
*3.290% 0.00% 3.594% $7.05
3.540% 0.00% 3.849% $7.17
20 Year Term
*3.990% 0.00% 4.237% $6.05
4.240% 0.00% 4.492% $6.19
25 Year Term
*5.625% 0.00% 5.857% $6.22
5.875% 0.00% 6.113% $6.37
30 Year Term
*5.740% 0.00% 5.947% $5.83
5.990% 0.00% 6.202% $5.99

*Preferred interest rate is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account with us from which we may deduct your monthly payments as they are due.  Mortgage rates apply to requests of $424,100 or less. APR= Annual Percentage Rate.  APR listed is based on a $100,000 Mortgage Loan.

Additional Information

Mortgage Application Checklist

MOBILE HOME LOANS

Maximum Loan to Value – 60% on Single-wide homes and 89.9% on Double-wide homes on foundation.
Doublewide manufactured housing – maximum term 30 years.
Singlewide manufactured housing – maximum term of 15 years, add 1.00%.

RATE LOCK-IN: 90 days from date of application

Loan To Value Rate Adjustments

Loan to value ratio less than 60%, decrease rate by .125%
Loan to value ratio 80.01% to 90.00%, increase rate by .50% (If construction, maximum loan to value is 85%)
Loan to value ratio 90.01% to 95.0%, increase rate by .50% plus PMI insurance required.

Loan Amounts

For requests in excess of $424,100 maximum loan to value is 70%.

Condos

Loan to value ratios greater than 80% require PMI insurance

PROCESSING FEES

Credit Report fee – $20.00 – Individual / $33.00 Joint (due at time of application)
Application fee – $100.00
Appraisal fee – $325.00 due prior to appraisal order. (Additional charge for 2 family & up.)
Origination Fee – .75%

The mortgage note will be at the stated rate. At closing, an agreement may be entered into by both parties reducing the rate by .25%.  This agreement will stay in effect as long as we are able to transfer automatic payments from your Bank of Greene County checking account as the payments are due.  If there are insufficient or uncollected funds in excess of three times in a calendar year, the agreement becomes null and void, and the interest rate reverts back to the note rate.

The Bank of Greene County requires an escrow account on all mortgages for the payment of town, village and school taxes, as well as homeowners insurance (and PMI insurance, if applicable).

The above rates and terms are subject to daily change without notice.  Please call our lending center at (518) 943-1424 for current rates and terms.

Equal Housing Lender

Home Equity

Home Equity Loans – Fixed Rate

(subject to credit approval)

1st Lien Position — Subject property must be unencumbered OR first mortgage must be with The Bank of Greene County

Rate APR Monthly P & I Payment per $1,000
5-year term
*3.75% 4.196% $18.30
3.75% 4.196% $18.30
7-year term
*4.25% 4.576% $13.78
4.25% 4.576% $13.78
10-year term
*4.50% 4.735% $10.36
4.50% 4.735% $10.36

* Preferred rate on your loan is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account with us from which we may deduct your monthly payments as they come due.  APR=Annual Percentage Rate, APR listed is based on a $25,000 Home Equity Loan.

Additional Information
  • No closing costs, except mandatory New York State Mortgage Tax.  Appraisal and title insurance may also be required.
  • Rates quoted are for 1 to 2 family homes, owner occupied only
  • Maximum LTV of 80%
  • Loan to value of 80.01% – 89.90% add 1.00% to interest rate
  • Appraisal required -$175.00 –  $225.00
  • Second homes, maximum LTV is 80%.
  • Home Equity Loans paid or refinanced within 2 years may require closing costs be reimbursed to the bank.
Home Equity Loans — Fixed Rate

(subject to credit approval)

2nd Lien PositionFirst mortgage must be with a lending institution

Rate APR Monthly P & I Payment per $1,000
5-year term
*7.25% 7.692% $19.92
7.50% 7.879% $20.04
7-year term
*7.50% 7.780% $15.34
7.75% 8.031% $15.46
10-year term
*8.00% 8.206% $12.13
8.25% 8.457% $12.27

* Preferred rate on your loan is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account or N.O.W. account with us from which we may deduct your monthly payments as they come due. APR=Annual Percentage Rate.  APR listed is based on a $25,000 Home Equity Loan.

Additional Information
  • No closing costs, except mandatory New York State Mortgage Tax.  Appraisal and title insurance may also be required.
  • Rates quoted are for 1 to 2 family homes, owner occupied only
  • Maximum LTV of 70%
  • Appraisal required -$175.00 –  $225.00
  • For second homes, add 1.50% to interest rate.
  • Home Equity Loans paid or refinanced within 2 years may require closing costs be reimbursed to the bank.
GreenEquity Line of Credit: (1-2 family owner occupied)
  1. First Lien Position*Prime Rate Minus 0.26% (variable) for life of loan with auto-debit from Bank of Greene County checking account. Program applies to loan amounts between $7,500-$150,000.  Loan amounts $150,001 – $250,000 Prime Rate plus 1.00%.  Rates are adjusted daily.  Floor rate:  Prime Rate at time of Application, Ceiling:  25.0%. Maximum loan amount set at 75% of appraised value less first mortgage (if applicable).  Standard rate applies to accounts between $7,500-$150,000 without auto-debit payment.  Standard rate is Prime Rate.  Ten-year access period, interest only charged on outstanding balance during the access period.  Line converts to a fifteen-year variable amortization after access period.  Contact mortgage department for fees and closing costs.  *To qualify for interest rate under this option, the Subject Property must be unencumbered OR the existing first mortgage must be with The Bank of Greene County.
  2. Second Lien Position*Prime Rate Plus 0.50% (variable) for life of loan with auto-debit from Bank of Greene County checking account. Program applies to loan amounts between $7,500-$100,000.    Rates are adjusted daily.  Floor rate:  5.00%, Ceiling:  25.0%. Maximum loan amount set at 70% of appraised value less first mortgage.  Standard rate applies to accounts between $7,500-$100,000 without auto-debit payment.  Standard rate is Prime Rate + 0.75%.  Ten-year access period, interest only charged on outstanding balance during the access period.  Line converts to a fifteen-year variable amortization after access period.  Contact mortgage department for fees and closing costs.  *To qualify for interest rate under this option, the existing mortgage on the Subject Property must be with a lending institution.

Equal Housing Lender

Auto & Personal

Consumer Loans
Terms Rate APR Monthly P&I Payment per $1,000
New Auto — 2017
36 Months 3.49%*
3.99%
3.49%*
3.99%
$29.30
$29.52
48 Months 3.49%*
3.99%
3.49%*
3.99%
$22.35
$22.57
60 Months 3.49%*
3.99%
3.49%*
3.99%
$18.19
$18.41
66 Months 3.99%*
4.49%
3.99%*
4.49%
$16.90
$17.13
Demo's Leftovers** — Year 2016-2017
36 Months 4.50%*
5.00%
4.50%*
5.00%
$29.75
$29.97
48 Months 4.50%*
5.00%
4.50%*
5.00%
$22.80
$23.03
60 Months 4.50%*
5.00%
4.50%*
5.00%
$18.64
$18.87
Used Auto — 2016 and older: Maximum term 60 months
2013 - 2016 5.50%
6.00%
5.50%
6.00%
$19.10
$19.33
2009 - 2012 5.75%*
6.25%
5.75%*
6.25%
$19.22
$19.45
2008 and older 6.00%*
6.50%
6.00%*
6.50%
$19.33
$19.57

Subject to Credit Approval

* Preferred rate on your loan is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account with us from which we may deduct your monthly payment as they come due.
APR=Annual Percentage Rate
**For vehicles with less than 20,000 Miles

Personal Loan Rates
Term Rate APR Monthly P&I Payment Per $1,000
UNSECURED
12-36 Months 10.95%*
11.45%
10.95%
11.45%
$32.72
$32.95
37-48 Months 11.95%*
12.45%
11.95%
12.45%
$26.31
$26.56
49-60 Months 12.95%*
13.45%
12.95%
13.45%
$22.73
$22.98
SECURED
12-36 Months 9.95%*
10.45%
9.95%
10.45%
$32.24
$32.48
37-48 Months 10.95%*
11.45%
10.95%
11.45%
$25.82
$26.06
49-60 Months 11.95%*
12.45%
11.95%
12.45%
$22.22
$22.47

Subject to Credit Approval

* Preferred rate on your loan is offered on the condition that you maintain a checking account with us from which we may deduct your monthly payment as they come due.
APR=Annual Percentage Rate

Business Rates

Savings

Business Money Market Accounts
Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
$1 - $24,999 0.10% 0.10%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.30% 0.30%
$50,000 - $99,999 0.35% 0.35%
$100,000 - $499,999 0.35% 0.35%
$500,000 - $999,999 0.35% 0.35%
$1,000,000 - $1,999,999 0.35% 0.35%
$2,000,000 - higher 0.35% 0.35%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Business Savings Accounts
Minimum Balance (to obtain APY) Rate APY
e-SAVINGS
$1 - $1,000 3.92% 4.00%
$1,001 - higher 0.15% 0.15%
MORE YIELD SAVINGS
$1 - $24,999 0.10% 0.10%
$25,000 - $49,999 0.30% 0.30%
$50,000 - $99,999 0.30% 0.30%
$100,000 - $499,999 0.30% 0.30%
$500,000 - higher 0.30% 0.30%
STATEMENT & PASSBOOK SAVINGS
Statement Savings 0.20% 0.20%
Passbook Savings 0.20% 0.20%

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Certificates of Deposit (CD)

Term Rate APY
TRIPLE PROTECTION CD**
3 Year 1.08% 1.10%
5-STAR CD**
5 Year 1.71% 1.75%
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT and IRA CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT**
5 Month 0.05% 0.05%
6 Month 0.15% 0.15%
7 Month 0.05% 0.05%
8 Month 0.05% 0.05%
9 Month 0.05% 0.05%
1 Year 0.30% 0.30%
1 Year Relationship CD-with active checking account* 0.64% 0.65%
15 Month 0.05% 0.05%
18 Month 0.25% 0.25%
20 Month 0.30% 0.30%
20 Month Relationship CD-with active checking account* 0.74% 0.75%
2 Year 0.25% 0.25%
2 1/2 Year 0.34% 0.35%
3 Year 0.44% 0.45%
4 Year 0.49% 0.50%

*Relationship Certificates must be accompanied by an active checking account. An active account is one that completes 3 or more transactions per month.

**Certificates of Deposit:  $1,000.00 minimum to open account. $1,000.00 minimum to earn APY.

IRA Certificates of Deposit:  $500.00 minimum to open and $500.00 minimum to earn APY.

Certificates of Deposit may impose penalty for early withdrawal.

Any fees charged could reduce earnings.

RATE = Interest Rate       APY = Annual Percentage Yield

All rates subject to change without notice.

Ultra Access Line of Credit

We’re making it easy for you to establish and use a line of credit for your business. With The Bank of Greene County’s Ultra Access Line of Credit, use the equity in your commercial property to fund your business expansion, new equipment purchases…whatever your business needs. “Land Rich and Cash Flow Poor?” That old expression goes out the window when you establish your new Ultra Access Line of Credit with all these great features:

  • Convenient “Access”
    Access your money by debit card, check or
    personal request.
  • Extended No-Hassle “Access”
    Initial access period of 3 years – Bank may
    extend access for two additional 3 year periods
    with no requirement to paydown principal.
  • Low “Access” Fees
    Automatically charged to the line, annually,
    based on credit limit amount.
  • Easy Payment Schedule
    Interest only paid monthly during access
    period(s) followed by automatic conversion
    to principal and interest payments,
    amortized over 15 years. Payments are
    conveniently auto-debited from required
    deposit account.

  • Revolving Credit Line
    Favorable credit limits of $50,000 up to
    $1 million for all size businesses.
  • Flexible Interest Rate Options
    Variable at Prime minus .26% or Fixed for
    3 years at Prime. Convert from one option
    to the other at onset of each 3 year access
    period.*
  • Reduced Closing Costs
    Bank pays the first $3,000 of most closing
    costs, appraisal and other report fees.
  • Maximum Access to Your Equity
    First and second mortgages up to 65% of
    appraised value on most commercial real
    estate or 50% on vacant commercial land.


* Lifetime interest rate floor of 5.24%
The Bank of Greene County reserves the right to change rate structure on the product. All loan approvals are subject to credit underwriting, appraisal and other Bank requirements.

Rates effective as of 9/19/17 and are subject to change without notice.