People Are Talking About Us!

#SoConvenient - #LocalRocks - #GreatHours - #HelpfulBankers - #CommitmentToCommunity

Keeping It Personal

“Banking local, interacting with friends & neighbors who work there—it turns banking into an enjoyable experience.”

 - Willy Hall, GSS Fire Extinguishers, Bennington

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

I Switched!

“Banking local and shopping local—they definitely help our community thrive. That’s why I switched.”

 - Tim Severance, Snap-On Tools, Rutland


“The Bank of Bennington shares my vision and my passion for revitalizing Rutland’s downtown. That’s why I switched my banking there.”

  -  Mark Foley, MKF Properties, 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

Our Success!

“Even before we bought our business, the bank was a crucial partner, helping us succeed.” 

  - Julie Isaacs & Katherine MacLauchlan, La Pêche Lingerie, Manchester

Get Results!

“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

Finding Home!

“The Bank of Bennington gave us the opportunity to turn a house into our home.”

 - Jennifer Metcalfe, Shaftsbury

Exactly Right

“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

Liking Local

“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

We Switched

“We’re a local business working with local people. We were delighted to be able to switch to a local bank.”

  - Bob Kinney, Wehse & Kinney Insurance, Rutland

We Switched!

“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

They Banked On Me!

“I want to toast to the two relationships that helped me get to where I am today. My wife and The Bank of Bennington. Thank You Both.”

  - Randy Keyes, Manchester Discount Beverage, Manchester


“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

The Best!

“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

Our New Equipment Rocks!

“They made improving our business easy—with the care and superior service of a family business (like ours).” 

  - – Sarah & Patrick Dwyer, Modern Cleaners, Rutland

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


They were so helpful to me—a new entrepreneur. They made me the most popular guy in town!

  - Trenton Spafford, Mr. Ding-A-Ling, Rutland

Business Smart

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

Local Rocks!

“We switched to the only truly local bank in Rutland because local matters.”

 - Dick & Charlotte Tuttle, Rutland

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

Why Here?

“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

People You Trust

“As a locally owned company we know the importance of doing business with people we know and trust. That’s why we bank here.”

 - Scott Sullivan, Rutland Fuel, Rutland

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

Easy Banking

“This bank knows us and understands the seasonality of our business. They make our lives much easier!”

 - Vic Shappy, VMS Construction, Rutland

Effortless Banking

“I manage over 15 personal and business accounts at this bank. They make it easy and truly look out for our best interests.”

 - Margretta Fischer, Arlington

Incredibly Helpful!

"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

A Bank We Trust

“Having our mortgage, savings, and checking at one bank makes sense. Placing them at a bank we trust, means the world to us”

 - Kate Bryan, Arlington

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