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Berkshire Bank, History

The following are major historical events for Berkshire Bank, including mergers and acquisitions.

1846-01-01Institution established but was not FDIC insured. Original name: Berkshire County Savings Bank (90264)
1982-01-02Became FDIC insured.
1982-01-02FDIC certificate number changed from (90264) to
1984-07-10Change trust powers from TRUST POWERS NOT GRANTED to FULL TRUST POWERS GRANTED
1996-04-01Changed organization type to STOCK SAVINGS BANK
1997-05-01Changed name to Berkshire Bank
1997-05-01Acquired Great Barrington Savings Bank (90204) in GREAT BARRINGTON, MA
2005-06-16Acquired Woronoco Savings Bank (90301) in WESTFIELD, MA
2007-09-22Acquired The Factory Point National Bank of Manchester Center (6274) in MANCHESTER CENTER, VT
2011-04-01Acquired The Rome Savings Bank (15983) in ROME, NY
2011-07-21Acquired Legacy Banks (90265) in PITTSFIELD, MA
2012-04-20Acquired The Connecticut Bank and Trust Company (57690) in HARTFORD, CT
2012-10-19Acquired Beacon Federal (35329) in EAST SYRACUSE, NY
2014-07-01Acquired Berkshire Bank Municipal Bank (58097) in ALBANY, NY
2014-07-11Changed organization type to TRUST COMPANY
2014-07-11Changed institution class to INSURED COMMERCIAL BANKS, STATE, NOT MEMBERS OF THE FRS
2015-04-18Acquired Hampden Bank (90283) in SPRINGFIELD, MA
2016-12-03Acquired First Choice Bank (58471) in LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ
2017-10-13Acquired Commerce Bank & Trust Company (17484) in WORCESTER, MA
2019-05-17Acquired Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company (18214) in WILLIMANTIC, CT