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We empower you to meet your financial goals with the expertise and suite of services we've designed with you in mind.

Strengthening Businesses

Strengthening Businesses

As a trusted business partner, we invest in local businesses. When they thrive, it helps our great state's economy grow and prosper.

Supporting Communities

Supporting Community

For 200 years, we have been supporting those in need by giving back to local charitable organizations and investing in community development.

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BNWise

THE KEY TO EDUCATION IS BNWISE

BankNewport's financial education program, BNWise, offers the knowledge and skills you need to make the best financial decision for you or your family.

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OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

START BOATING WITH OCEANPOINT MARINE LENDING

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

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OceanPoint Insurance

INSURING YOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSETS

Insurance programs to cover any number of personal and business assets with a dedicated staff providing excellent, custom service to give you peace of mind. Protect your home, your business, your vehicles, and more.

INSURE WHAT MATTERS MOST

OceanPoint Marine Lending

EXPERIENCED MARINE FINANCING

Present or future boaters can find personalized marine financing programs for new and used boats and refinancing for existing boat loans. Competitive rates, dedicated buyer support, quick access to funds, and more.

START BOATING WITH OCEANPOINT MARINE LENDING

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OceanPoint Investment Solutions

comprehensive financial services

Our advisors will work with you to create a powerful portfolio designed to help guide all types of investors towards financial well-being.

INVEST FOR YOUR FUTURE

BankNewport In the News

BankNewport Awards $45,000 in Grants to Fight Food Insecurity

April 27, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 21, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has awarded $45,000 in grants to four organizations in Rhode Island that are fighting food insecurity: Barrington Tap-In, McCauley Ministries, the Salvation Army Providence Corps, and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. “As a true community bank, supporting those who support our […]

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LPL Financial Advisor John W. Farmer Joins OceanPoint Investment Solutions

April 22, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 19, 2022) – OceanPoint Investment Solutions is pleased to announce that John W. Farmer, CFP®, has joined LPL Financial as a financial advisor. Farmer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new role, in which he will work closely with clients to develop individualized financial plans and investment strategies […]

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Jeanne Lapak Joins BankNewport as Chief Commercial Banking and Lending Officer

April 7, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (April 7, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Jeanne Lapak joined the Bank’s executive team in November 2021 as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Banking and Lending Officer, responsible for leading the Commercial and Business Banking Teams. With over 20 years of banking experience and high-level expertise in strategic and […]

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BankNewport Highlights 2021 Community Investment Contributions over $1.2 Million in Support of Over 350 Local Nonprofits

March 16, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 10, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that its 2021 philanthropic efforts resulted in over $1.2 million awarded to over 350 nonprofits in Rhode Island.  The donations include all grants, sponsorships, community contributions from local branches, and year-end proactive and holiday support totaling $74,000 to nonprofits that meet basic needs for […]

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BankNewport Named Top SBA 504 Third-Party Lender in Rhode Island for Fourth Consecutive Year

February 18, 2022

Fiscal Year 2021 Title is BankNewport’s 10th in 11 Years NEWPORT, R.I. (February 14, 2022) – BankNewport was recently recognized by the Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island district office as the top 504 3rd Party Lender of the Year for Fiscal Year 2021. BankNewport has earned this distinction for four consecutive years, and 10 of […]

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BankNewport Names Christine Hayes Senior Vice President, Premier Banking Relationship Manager

February 14, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (January 26, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Christine Hayes has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Premier Banking Relationship Manager. Hayes previously served as Vice President, Premier Banking. “Since joining BankNewport in 2017, Christine has done an outstanding job growing and developing the Bank’s Premier Banking business,” said Mary […]

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BankNewport Names Nelson Teixeira Senior Vice President, Director of Digital Banking

February 14, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (January 26, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Nelson Teixeira, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Director of Digital Banking, responsible for all aspects of the Bank’s digital banking services. “One of the greatest takeaways from the ongoing pandemic has been the importance of our digital offerings,” said John Sullivan, […]

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BankNewport Names Colleen Skeffington Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

February 10, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (February 7, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Colleen Skeffington has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, responsible for maintaining and managing the Bank’s technology investments.  Skeffington previously served as vice president, information technology manager. “Colleen’s accomplishments during her time at BankNewport have had a great impact on […]

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BankNewport Names Gina Lauro Senior Vice President, Residential Sales Manager

February 9, 2022

NEWPORT, R.I. – (February 3, 2022) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Gina Lauro has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Residential Sales Manager.  Prior to her new position, Lauro was the Vice President, Producing Sales Manager. “Gina has been instrumental in the success of the residential lending group,” said Mary Leach, Executive Vice […]

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Local organizations help homeless population with GED preparation and other services

February 8, 2022

Local organizations are working together to support employment, mental health, GED tutoring, and other programs that specifically help homeless individuals gain footing toward finding permanent housing. Taking steps to mitigate negative effects of the affordable housing shortage in Newport County, BankNewport, the Newport Rotary, the Middletown Baptist Church, and Newport Mental Health are providing funding […]

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