About Us


Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is one of the oldest and largest mutual banks in the country. With more than $7 billion in assets, Liberty has 62 banking offices across Connecticut with one in western Massachusetts. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, cash management, home mortgages, business loans, insurance and investment services. Named ‘Top Workplace’ by the Hartford Courant every year since 2012 and designated a 2021 Best-In-State Bank in Connecticut by Forbes Magazine, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement. 

Liberty Bank Awards

As a community bank we get to know you and greet you by name. Maybe that’s why we’ve been so recognized in return.

Liberty Bank named Top Workplace 5 years in a row!

Liberty Bank was voted a Hartford Courant Top Workplace by employees for 10 consecutive years, 2012-2021; Voted the #1 Large Employer in CT in 2017 and 2019.

Liberty Bank named Top Workplace 5 years in a row!
Liberty Bank was named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
Best of Hartford Magazine
The 2020 "Best Of" Hartford Magazine Readers' Poll named Liberty among the best community banks.
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Jill Honeycomb, leader of our Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS) division, ranked 30th in the Top 100 Program Managers in the country from Bank Investment Consultant Magazine.
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Liberty Bank Foundation Executive Director Sue Murphy received the Corporate Support Award from St. Vincent de Paul Middletown in 2020.
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Mortgage Loan Officer Chip Poehnert was recognized as Associate of the Year by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Central Connecticut in 2020.
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Martin J. Geitz, Executive Regional Director of Liberty Bank, was awarded the Hartford Business Journal's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.

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Ornet Hines, Norwich Branch Manager, was named a BankWorld 2019 New Leader in Banking. 
Liberty Bank HOBI Awards 2020
Liberty Bank received "Best End Loan Package for a Community" and "Best Construction Permanent Custom Home Loan" at the 2019 Home Building Industry (HOBI) Awards. 
Liberty Bank Record Journal Readers' Choice

Liberty Bank was chosen in two categories at the 2019 Record-Journal Readers' Choice Awards – Best Bank and Best Mortgage Lender. Votes are cast by community members and readers of the Record-Journal.

Liberty Bank among World's Best Banks Forbes

In 2019, Liberty Bank was named to Forbes' first-ever "Best Banks in the World" list, ranking 4th in the United States.

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Liberty Bank received Community Renewal Team’s Partnership Award in 2019 for our role as a funder and supporter of their new Women’s Empowerment Center. 

Board of Directors

  • Mark R. Gingras, Chairman  - G&G Distributors, Inc.
  • Doug Anderson - Retired, Savings Bank of Manchester
  • William T. Christopher - Retired, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
  • Jean M. D’Aquila  - D’Aquila Law Offices
  • David Director - Connecticut Lighting Centers, Inc.
  • David W. Glidden - Liberty Bank
  • Steve J. Gorss - Owner/Operator Incredible Motels, Inc, West Hartford, CT
  • Chandler J. Howard - Retired, Liberty Bank
  • Wilfredo Nieves - Retired, Capital Community College
  • Elsa Núñez - Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Kolawole Olofinboba - Fairview Capital Partners
  • Timothy Ryan - Economic Development Director, Wallingford, CT

Executive Leadership Team

  • David W. Glidden - President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Troy Damboise - Executive Vice President, Chief Operational Risk Officer
  • Dan Flynn - Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Risk Officer
  • Audra Hamel - Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Dan Matos - Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel
  • Jeremy Miller - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
  • David Mitchell - Executive Vice President, Digital Bank GM & Chief Digital Officer
  • Robert Parry - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Minnie Saleh - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer
  • Hope Utterbeck - Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Paul S. Young - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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