People Are Talking About Us!
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What’s NOT to Like?!
“This bank and the people in it were amazing! They were with us every step of the way as we purchased and restored this historic Norman Rockwell property.”
- Kevin & Sue Harter, Rockwell’s Retreat, Arlington
“Banking local and shopping local—they definitely help our community thrive. That’s why I switched.”
- Tim Severance, Snap-On Tools, Rutland
Never a Number
“We love going to the bank—they are always cheerful, there’s friendly banter, and we never feel like just a number.”
- Dr. Donna Miller & Dr. Glen MacKenzie, Women and Children’s Services of Southern Vermont, Manchester
An Easy Choice
“I live ‘shop local’ everyday– for my home and my business. It’s the very best thing we can do for our community. Luckily, the best choice for banking is also the most local choice.”
- Billy Brownlee, H.N. Williams, Dorset
“Call them with any banking questions and get fast, helpful answers.”
- Justine & Tracy Taylor, Vermont Discount Stores, Rutland, Vergennes, Williston
A Better Choice
“We switched our personal and business banking to The Bank of Bennington because of the hometown feel and friendly service. We couldn’t have made a better choice.”
- Joe & Loryn Hamilton, Pittsford
“The Bank of Bennington provided us with exactly the right loan and care we needed to purchase and renovate our dream home.”
- Brandy Lesser & Chris Macksey, Bennington
“As a local contractor and real estate developer, it’s important to me to bank local and keep the money in the community”
- Bernardo Valente, Carmine Valente & Son Construction, Rutland
“They made switching easy, and buying a bigger home a breeze with great communication and service!”
- The Walker Family, Bennington
Perfect for Us!
“BIG enough to be effective —small enough to be personal —that’s The Bank of Bennington.”
- Luanne and John Petrone, Johnny Boy’s Pancake House, Rutland
“We do all our banking here because of the fantastic customer service. And they’re local, like us!”
- Ashlee Marcell Stevens & Howard Marcell, Marcell’s Oil & Propane, Pittsford
“We offer the best meats in town. They provide the best business banking relationship, and they’re the best for our community. Everyone wants the best!”
- Gene Guertin, Henry’s Market, Bennington
They Rose to The Challenge!
“The bank worked hard to craft a way for us to retire and have our kids take over stewardship of our spectacular, family-run orchard.”
- Sylvia & Tom Smith, Mad Tom Orchard, East Dorset
“Everything I need is here—professional advice, all the services, and they even gave me the confidence to handle things myself!”
- Lucienne Williams , Manchester
Terrific business bankers —personable, smart, helpful. And they even have great pens. What’s not to love?!
- Jeff Sanborn, Sound Barrier, Rutland
Trusted Counsel & Resources
“They made it possible for me to pursue my passion for business, real estate, and sustainability while contributing to the local community and economy.”
- Kevin Walla, Perfectpiece, Manchester
The Past is Alive!
“What we thought was a thing of the past is alive and well at this bank—people who listen and provide real solutions that work.”
- Maria Peragine & Michael Krauss,
Authentic Designs, Rupert
“I feel like I am part of a friendly, helpful community. It’s why we live here and why I bank here.”
- Laura Maloney and her son Max, Manchester
Over 20 Years!
“The Bank of Bennington has been our bank for over 20 years. Their dedication to friendly, professional service is second to none.”
- Bob & Tammy Pollard, Manchester
“This bank knows us and understands the seasonality of our business. They make our lives much easier!”
- Vic Shappy, VMS Construction, Rutland
"They’re always very good to small businesses, but during COVID they have been nothing short of amazing!"
- Mark & Melody French, The Silver Fork, Manchester
“They go above and beyond to help us grow our business.”
- Hunter & Steve Brassard, A-Team Auto Glass, Rutland
Easy as Pie!
“Everything with them has been so easy—even our switch from another bank. I am so glad we made the move!”
- Gordon Fox, Pittsford Auto Center, Pittsford
They Answer the Phone!
“I talk to real people, my calls get returned, my questions are answered promptly. It’s reassuring to work with such a bank.”
- Barry Beauchamp, Beauchamp and O’Rourke Pharmacy, Rutland