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DE&I: A values-guided bank

July 3, 2021

For more than 80 years, Webster has been a community-minded, values-guided bank focused on helping customers achieve their financial goals. Meeting the increasingly diverse needs of our customers is a key to our long-term success, and having a workforce with diverse backgrounds and experiences better helps our customers and the communities we serve achieve their financial goals.

Pandemic-related trends fast track digital payment solutions for businesses

May 22, 2021

When the pandemic shuttered in-person operations across Fairfield and Westchester counties (and the globe), many entities, from franchises and municipalities to manufacturers and companies large and small, were faced with this question: “How do I process payments now that I’m working remotely?”

Debit, digital wallets help banks keep Gen Z customers

May 13, 2021

The pandemic continues to affect consumers’ spending preferences as more and more of them trend toward emerging solutions like contactless transactions, peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and mobile wallets, sometimes for the first times in their lives.

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Webster Bank Demonstrates Commitment to Healthcare Industry with Financing for South County Health Expansion

Sept. 2, 2021

Webster Bank is pleased to announce that it has provided a 17-year, $11.2 million leasehold mortgage to South County Health, Rhode Island’s most trusted healthcare partner, to support the upgrade and phased remodeling of an existing medical office building in Wakefield, R.I.

Webster, Sterling Stockholders Approve Merger

August 17, 2021

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) ("Webster") and Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL) ("Sterling") jointly announced that each company's stockholders have approved the proposed merger between Webster and Sterling at their respective special meetings of stockholders held today.

Webster Reports Second Quarter 2021 Earnings of $1.01 per Diluted Share

July 22, 2021

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $91.6 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Dividends

July 19, 2021

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 per share on its common stock.

Webster to Recognize Juneteenth with National, Regional Investments

June 15, 2021

Webster Bank remains committed to building a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe it is important to go beyond simply standing in solidarity with the Black community, and become more thoughtful and engaged in further dialogue and actions that will help promote change.

Nick Weaver Joins Webster Focusing on Transportation and Logistics

June 8, 2021

Webster Bank is pleased to announce that it is expanding its commitment to the transportation and logistics industry with the addition of Nick Weaver as senior vice president, regional manager, Middle Market Banking. 

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May 10, 2021

Webster Expands Focus on Healthcare Financing

April 19, 2021

Webster + Sterling: Creating Scale, Unlocking Growth and Value

Webster Reports First Quarter 2021 Earnings Of $1.17 Per Diluted Share

March 4, 2021

Webster SVP named Five Star Wealth Manager for 8th consecutive year

February 16, 2021

Webster’s Philip Picillo Joins Nacha National Board of Directors

February 12, 2021

Webster Sets Date for Virtual Annual Shareholders Meeting

January 28, 2021

Webster Bank Earns 'Outstanding' Rating from Federal Regulator

January 27, 2021

Webster Bank General Counsel Harriet Wolfe Named Best In-House Mentor by 2020 American Lawyer Industry Awards

January 26, 2021

Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Dividends

January 21, 2021

Webster Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings of $0.64 Per Diluted Share

January 6, 2021

Webster Financial Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Release

November 23, 2020

Webster Banker Named to American Bankers Association Foundation Board

November 4, 2020

Webster Promotes Jonathan W. Roberts to Lead Retail Banking and Consumer Lending

October 27, 2020

Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Dividends

October 26, 2020

Webster Investments SVP Named Among Top Retirement Advisors

October 22, 2020

Webster Reports Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Of $0.75 Per Diluted Share

October 14, 2020

Webster Banker Named Chief Information Security Officer of the Year

October 14, 2020

Yonkers Advocate Named 2020 Webster Way Pride Champion

September 18, 2020

Webster Bank Continues Support for East Coast Greenway Alliance

September 17, 2020

Webster Investment's Sales Manager Named to National Advisor Inclusion Council

August 27, 2020

Webster Announces $100,000 Grant to Women’s Business Development Council

August 12, 2020
Webster Bank Donates $25,000 Disaster Relief Grant to American Red Cross

July 23, 2020
Webster Reports Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Of $0.57 Per Diluted Share

July 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Dividends

July 14, 2020
Webster “Frontline Heroes” Program Offers Banking Support to Hartford HealthCare Employees

July 6, 2020
Webster Among First Banks Nationwide to Offer Financial Program for 'Frontline Heroes'

July 2, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

June 22, 2020
Webster Bank SVP Named Among the Nation’s Top 30 Investment Program Managers

June 17, 2020
Webster Appoints James P. Bush to Board of Directors

June 16, 2020
Webster to recognize Juneteenth with early closing of banking centers, offices

June 15, 2020
Webster announces $100,000 commitment to fight racial inequality

May 14, 2020
Webster Elects Linda Ianieri to Board of Directors

April 22, 2020
Webster Bank Sponsors New Program to Keep Mentors and Youth Connected During Pandemic

April 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares common Dividend

April 21, 2020
Webster Reports First Quarter 2020 Earnings Of $0.39 Per Diluted Share

April 15, 2020
Webster Donates $100,000 to United Ways to Aid COVID-19 Response Funds

April 3, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Location Change for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

March 18, 2020
Webster Donates $100,000 to Feeding America Partners to Assist During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 17, 2020
Webster Bank Announces Support for Customers and Communities in Response to COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Webster Lowers Prime Lending Rate to 3.25 Percent

February 27, 2020
Webster Recognized as Platinum-Level Healthy Workplace Employer

February 14, 2020
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting

February 12, 2020
Webster Promotes Jason Soto to Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

January 31, 2020
Webster Bank Again Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks

January 28, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend

January 23, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Announces the Election of Chief Executive Officer John R. Ciulla as Chairman, Effective as of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

January 23, 2020 
Webster Reports Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings of $0.96 Per Diluted Share


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