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We're here to help you thrive.

We believe we have a responsibility to the communities we serve. So we will continue to celebrate you, invest in you, and empower you to realize your dreams. That is our commitment to all Rhode Islanders.
In other words, we're all in.

Realizing Dreams

Realizing Dreams

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.

The right tools to help you thrive.

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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, your family, or your business.

LEARN WITH BNWise

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

BankNewport In the News

BankNewport Receives 2020 Common Good Award from Rhode Island Monthly & The Rhode Island Foundation

January 24, 2020

NEWPORT, R.I. (January 15, 2020) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has been honored with a 2020 Common Good Award, presented by Rhode Island Monthly magazine and the Rhode Island Foundation. Common Good Awards recognize Rhode Island businesses of all sizes that inspire philanthropy in their employees around the state, not by writing […]

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BankNewport’s Washington Square Branch Undergoing Historic Restoration

January 24, 2020

Built in 1930, Branch to be returned to Original Glory with Modern Amenities in Spring of 2020 NEWPORT, R.I. (January 23, 2020) – The BankNewport branch located at 10 Washington Square in Newport is currently undergoing an historic restoration project, which will revitalize the nearly 90 year-old building and seamlessly integrate modern amenities, services and […]

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BankNewport Announces Human Resources Appointment

December 20, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (December 20, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Elena Yates Harootunian of Cranston, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, director of human resources. She will be responsible for all human resources functions for BankNewport and its mutual holding company, OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC and affiliates. Elena joins BankNewport from Talbots […]

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BankNewport Announces Business Development Officer

December 10, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 25, 2019) – BankNewport’s Business Banking Group is pleased to announce that Adam Duclos, of Swansea, Massachusetts, has been appointed vice president, business development officer. He will be responsible for business development, commercial loan production, cross sales origination and cross team collaboration in the Portsmouth, Tiverton, and East Bay market area. Adam joins BankNewport […]

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BankNewport Announces Branch Sales Manager

November 25, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 25, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Serina M. Vieira, of Hope, Rhode Island, has been appointed assistant vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Coventry office located at 730 Centre of New England Boulevard. She joined BankNewport in 2015, and most recently served as branch operations manager of […]

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BankNewport Announces Senior Credit Analyst Appointment

November 25, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (November 25, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Adam A. Jrida, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, senior credit analyst. He will be responsible for performing credit analysis and underwriting of all commercial loan requests, including credit risk monitoring and annual loan reviews. Adam joins BankNewport from Santander […]

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BankNewport Top Rhode Island SBA 504 Lender 2019

November 21, 2019

NEWPORT, RI  (November 21,2019) – BankNewport received the Rhode Island 504 Lender of the Year award at an event sponsored by the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Center for Women & Enterprise on November 15, 2019. BankNewport ranked number one among all banks in Rhode Island in the […]

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BankNewport Announces Loan Officer Appointment

October 21, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (October 17, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Karen R. Vebber, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, residential loan officer. She will be responsible for identifying, developing and originating residential mortgage loans in the Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Little Compton geographic area. With over 20 years of experience in […]

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BankNewport Announces Portfolio Relationship Manager

October 8, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (October 03, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Peter C. Salvadore, of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, has been appointed vice president, portfolio relationship manager. He will be responsible for developing, building and managing commercial lending relationships, supporting the lending team with existing portfolio management and all new customer/prospect acquisition activities, including […]

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BankNewport Announces Branch Sales Manager

October 8, 2019

NEWPORT, R.I. (October 03, 2019) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Jessica L. Couto, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been appointed to assistant vice president, branch sales manager of the Bank’s Tiverton office located at 614 Main Road. She joined BankNewport in 2015, and most recently served as branch operations manager of the Bank’s […]

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