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Webster Bank launches financial program for ‘frontline heroes’
July 13, 2020
Webster Bank is offering perks to essential health care workers and first responders through its newly launched “Frontline Heroes” program, according to a news release.
– Providence Business News
Banks report mixed demand for Main Street loans as launch nears
May 29, 2020
Banks are gearing up to start lending under the Federal Reserve's new Main Street program, but how quickly businesses will seek loans remains uncertain as the program approaches its launch.
– S&P Global Market Intelligence
Applications begin for new small business loan program
April 3, 2020
Banks and other financial institutions across Connecticut are bracing for a rush of applications by small businesses starting Friday, the first day struggling business owners are expected...
– Hartford Courant
Recent news releases
Webster Expands Focus on Healthcare Financing
May 10, 2021
Webster Bank is pleased to announce that it is increasing its commitment to its Healthcare industry vertical by naming Steve Dowe, senior vice president, to lead Webster’s Middle Market Healthcare vertical focused on privately owned health care providers and senior housing operators.
Webster + Sterling: Creating Scale, Unlocking Growth and Value
April 19, 2021
Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) and Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL) jointly announced today that their boards of directors have approved by unanimous vote a definitive agreement under which the two companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction with a total market value of approximately $10.3 billion.
Webster Reports First Quarter 2021 Earnings of $1.17 Per Diluted Share
April 19, 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 $105.5 million, or $1.17 per diluted share.
Webster SVP named Five Star Wealth Manager for 8th consecutive year
March 4, 2021
Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Chris Perry, senior vice president and senior managing director for Webster Wealth Advisors, has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager in Connecticut for the eighth consecutive year.
Webster's Philip Picillo Joins Nacha National Board of Directors
February 16, 2021
Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Philip Picillo, Head of Treasury & Payment Solutions, has been reappointed to the board of directors for Nacha, the national association that governs the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network.
Webster Sets Date for Virtual Annual Shareholders Meeting
February 12, 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 has scheduled the corporation's 2021 annual meeting of shareholders at 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 22, 2021.
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Webster Appoints James P. Bush to Board of Directors
April 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares common Dividend
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
January 31, 2020
Webster Bank Again Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks
January 28, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend