NORWICH, NY (January, 18, 2017) – NBT Bank President and CEO John H. Watt Jr. announced today that Sarah A. Halliday has joined NBT as Executive Vice President and President of Commercial Banking. She will also serve on NBT’s Executive Management Team.
In her new role, Halliday will assume overall responsibility for NBT Bank’s Commercial Banking Division. “We’re excited by the opportunity to have Sarah drive our commercial banking efforts and join the Bank’s leadership team,” said Watt. “We have a strong, talented team of commercial bankers who will welcome her leadership and enthusiasm as we continue to offer local and relationship-based service and financing solutions that meet the current and future needs of our customers.”
Halliday has 25 years of experience in banking and commercial lending. She comes to NBT from M&T Bank where she was most recently employed as Capital Region Market President. Prior to joining M&T in 2005, Halliday worked for the New York Business Development Corporation for 11 years as Vice President and Loan Officer. She started her career with Fleet Bank.
Halliday is a native of Syracuse and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, graduating with honors in Economics. She resides in the Albany area and will maintain offices in both Albany and at NBT’s headquarters in Norwich.
NBT Bank offers personal banking, asset management and business services through a network of 154 banking locations in six states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. NBT Bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp Inc., are headquartered in Norwich, N.Y. NBT Bancorp had assets of $8.8 billion as of September 30, 2016, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT Bank and NBT Bancorp can be found online at www.nbtbank.com and www.nbtbancorp.com.