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Established in 1825, Liberty Bank is Connecticut’s oldest bank, with over $5.8 billion in assets and 60 banking offices throughout the central, eastern, western and shoreline areas of the state. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, insurance, and investment services. Named ‘Top Workplace’ by the Hartford Courant for eight consecutive years, 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 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 named Top Workplace 5 years in a row!

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

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.

Liberty Bank named one of "America's Best Banks" by Forbes
For the first time in company history, in 2018, Liberty Bank is named one of "America’s Best Banks" by Forbes. Only 2.4% of U.S. financial institutions received this honor in 2018.
Liberty Bank Investment Services Financial Advisors, Brian McLaughlin and Dwayne Stallings
Liberty Bank received the 2018 AT&T Veteran Support Business of the Year Award from the Middlesex Chamber for supporting veterans through employment opportunities, volunteering for and funding veterans' organizations, and more.
Liberty Bank receives Record Journal Readers Choice Award

Liberty Bank received the Record Journal's 2018 Readers' Choice Award, being named the Best Bank in Connecticut by community members in Meriden, Wallingford, Southington, Berlin, Cheshire, North Haven, Durham, Middlefield and Plainville.

Small Business Association (SBA) Preferred Lender Awared

Investment Program Manager Jill Honeycomb was named one of Bank Investment Consultant magazine's Top 25 Program Managers in the nation in 2018.

President & CEO Chandler J. Howard receives Hartford Business Journal’s 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Liberty Bank received EVERFI Inc.'s 2018 Financial Capability Innovation Award for significant efforts to improve the financial capability of Americans by providing digital learning opportunities for students in Connecticut schools.

Chandler Howard receives Middlesex United Way Campaign Leadership Award

President & CEO Chandler J. Howard was honored in 2018 with Middlesex United Way's Campaign Leadership Award for exemplifying philanthropic leadership; Liberty Bank honored for high employee participation and giving to United Way.

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
  • Gary Gomola - Retired, Mahoney Sabol & Company, LLP
  • Chandler J. Howard - Retired, Liberty Bank
  • Wilfredo Nieves  - Capital Community College
  • Elsa Núñez - Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Timothy Ryan - Economic Development Director, Wallingford, CT
  • Richard W. Tomc - Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.  

Management Team

  • David W. Glidden - President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Barry J. Abramowitz - Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Audra Hamel - Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Robert Parry - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Minnie Saleh - Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer
  • Eugene F. Shugrue - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
  • Paul S. Young - Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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