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BankNewport Expands West Bay Footprint with New Branch in Warwick

12.01.21

Branch on Strawberry Field Road to Celebrate Grand Opening December 4th with Audrain Auto Museum

NEWPORT, R.I.  (November 30, 2021) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has opened its 18th branch in Rhode Island, and first in Warwick, at 27 Strawberry Field Road in Warwick. A ribbon cutting ceremony with Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi was held today to commemorate the opening.

A community celebration from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th will feature the renowned Audrain Auto Museum and its Cars and Coffee event. The celebration is free and open to the public and will include which will include a 2013 McLaren 12C, 2015 Bentley GT3R, 2011 Porsche 911 GT3RS, and a 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale (cars subject to change), raffle prizes, and a food truck offering baked goods and coffee.

“We are thrilled to open our doors in the Warwick community,” said Jack Murphy, President & CEO, BankNewport.  “As a true community bank, we are committed to serving all Rhode Islanders, and this team is ready to hit the ground running and provide a personalized and efficient banking experience to customers, whether they are new to us or have been banking with us for years.”

Picture of branch

From left to right: Scott Schellenberg, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker, Sarah Peasley, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker, Amy Riccitelli, BankNewport Senior Vice President/Director of Retail Sales, Lauren Slocum, President & CEO, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, Diogo Ventura, Vice President/Premier Relationship Banker, Jack Murphy, BankNewport President & CEO, Mayor of Warwick, Frank J. Picozzi, Steven Carneiro, BankNewport Vice President/Business Development Officer, Mary Leach, BankNewport Executive Vice President/Chief Consumer Officer, Jessica Couto, BankNewport Vice President/Warwick Branch Sales Manager, Melinda Vieira, BankNewport Warwick Branch Operations Manager, Kimberly Raymond, OceanPoint Insurance, Vice President/West Bay Operations, Haley Perogino, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker

The full-service branch will feature the latest banking technologies for customer convenience,  including drive-up image-enabled Personal Teller Machine (PTM) providing extended hours for banker support, in addition to a walk-up ATM and a night depository.

Our welcoming environment will allow for customers to meet with universal bankers, who can assist with all banking transactions, as well as consumer loan originations, residential mortgages, commercial lending, business banking referrals, cash management, merchant services, online banking and mobile banking services.

BankNewport currently has branches in Barrington, Bristol, Coventry, Cranston, East Greenwich, Jamestown, Johnston, Middletown, Narragansett, Newport, North Kingstown, Portsmouth, Providence, Tiverton, and Warren, and lending offices in Cumberland and Providence.

About BankNewport

Founded in 1819 and headquartered in Newport, BankNewport offers a full suite of loan and deposit products and services for families and businesses throughout Rhode Island.  With $2.0 billion in assets, BankNewport is one of the oldest community banks in the United States and, as a mutual organization, is committed to the financial success of its customers, employees and communities. BankNewport has 17 branch locations, with commercial lending offices in Cumberland and Providence.

BankNewport business lines include OceanPoint Marine Lending, specializing in consumer marine and recreational vehicle financing programs, and OceanPoint Insurance, a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency, providing a broad range of property casualty insurance products, including employee benefits and marine related insurance products.

From left to right: Scott Schellenberg, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker, Sarah Peasley, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker, Amy Riccitelli, BankNewport Senior Vice President/Director of Retail Sales, Lauren Slocum, President & CEO, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, Diogo Ventura, Vice President/Premier Relationship Banker, Jack Murphy, BankNewport President & CEO, Mayor of Warwick, Frank J. Picozzi, Steven Carneiro, BankNewport Vice President/Business Development Officer, Mary Leach, BankNewport Executive Vice President/Chief Consumer Officer, Jessica Couto, BankNewport Vice President/Warwick Branch Sales Manager, Melinda Vieira, BankNewport Warwick Branch Operations Manager, Kimberly Raymond, OceanPoint Insurance, Vice President/West Bay Operations, Haley Perogino, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker