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Eastern Bank, History

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

1989-10-19Institution established: Original name:Eastern Bank
1989-10-19Acquired Eastern Savings Bank (24700) in LYNN, MA
1992-04-24Acquired Shore Bank and Trust Company (27002) in LYNN, MA
1992-05-15Acquired Malden Trust Company (8158) in MALDEN, MA
1993-10-12Acquired First Colonial Bank for Savings (23142) in LYNN, MA
1994-11-11Acquired Saugus Bank and Trust Company (9714) in SAUGUS, MA
1998-02-28Acquired The Hibernia Savings Bank (22054) in QUINCY, MA
2002-11-22Acquired Eastern Bank and Trust Company (28) in SALEM, MA
2003-03-31Moved bank headquarters from LYNN, MA to BOSTON, MA
2004-08-01Changed institution class to INSURED COMMERCIAL BANKS, STATE, NOT MEMBERS OF THE FRS
2004-08-01Changed organization type to TRUST COMPANY
2005-05-28Acquired Plymouth Savings Bank (23463) in WAREHAM, MA
2007-05-12Acquired Sharon Co-operative Bank (26446) in SHARON, MA
2008-10-10Acquired MassBank (22089) in READING, MA
2011-03-18Acquired Wainwright Bank & Trust Company (27009) in BOSTON, MA
2012-12-01Acquired The Community Bank, A Massachusetts Cooperative Bank (26396) in BROCKTON, MA
2014-10-25Acquired Centrix Bank & Trust (35035) in BEDFORD, NH
2021-11-12Acquired Century Bank and Trust CompanyEastern Bank (19943) in Somerville, MA.