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Effective June 15, 2020 – All branches will be re-opening with a limited capacity per branch.
We continue to encourage drive-up banking, ATM/PTM banking and appointment scheduling.
We empower you to meet your financial goals with the expertise and suite of services we've designed with you in mind.
As a trusted business partner, we invest in local businesses. When they thrive, it helps our great state's economy grow and prosper.
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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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.
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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.
BankNewport In the News
June 30, 2020
SOUTHINGTON, CONN.—Earlier this month, COCC officially went live on the RTP® network, the real-time payments network from The Clearing House. BankNewport, headquartered in Newport, RI, is COCC’s first client live on the RTP network. With this access, BankNewport customers can receive payments and messages instantly via the RTP network. “We are excited to gain our […]READ MORE
June 9, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (June 8, 2020) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Carmen Diaz-Jusino has been named Vice President, Community Development Officer. In her new position, Carmen will be responsible for developing, implementing and administering many strategic aspects of the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Act Program, through banking relationships with community-based, charitable, and non-profit organizations. She will […]READ MORE
June 5, 2020
Socially-Distant Celebration Marks Completion of Historic Restoration Project NEWPORT, R.I. (June 5, 2020) – BankNewport celebrated the completion of the historic restoration of its branch at 10 Washington Square in Newport with a socially-distant reveal on Friday, May 29th. The project, a $5 million investment, revitalized the nearly 90-year-old building and it now seamlessly integrates […]READ MORE
May 18, 2020
NEWPORT, RI (May 18, 2020) – BankNewport announced record results for 2019 at the annual meeting of OceanPoint Financial Partners (the “Company”), the mutual holding company of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance held via proxy vote on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. At year-end, total assets increased to a record-high of $1.75 billion, and the organization has […]READ MORE
May 18, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (May 11, 2020) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Kyle A. Martin has been promoted to Vice President, Compliance Analyst/Trust Officer. In his new position, Kyle is responsible for the effective planning, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the Compliance Management Program across the bank and its affiliates. Kyle has almost a decade […]READ MORE
April 30, 2020
Financial support, voluntarism mark the community bank’s ongoing efforts to help address immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19 NEWPORT, R.I. (April 29, 2020) – BankNewport, one of the country’s oldest community banks whose hallmark is its dedication to the communities it serves, has responded to the growing need during the COVID-19 crisis by providing additional […]READ MORE
April 23, 2020
Grant will aid in meeting the growing need for food donations during COVID-19 NEWPORT, R.I. (April 23, 2020) – BankNewport is proud to announce that it has made a $100,000 donation to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to assist the organization as it works to alleviate hunger in Rhode Island during the COVID-19 crisis. […]READ MORE
April 14, 2020
We are so proud to have the opportunity to partner with CommerceRI, LISC, and the Rhode Island Hospitality Association for this important program which will provide much-needed short term financial assistance to the backbone of our local economy – small businesses and restaurants,” stated Leland R. Merrill, Jr., Chief Operating Officer/Chief Lending Officer. In BankNewport’s […]READ MORE
April 2, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (April 2, 2020) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Gregory A. Brooks, II has been promoted to Vice President of Business Intelligence. In his new position, Greg is responsible for all aspects of data analytics, including managing the Tableau software application, training data workers throughout the bank, performing ad hoc data analysis […]READ MORE
BankNewport Names Julia Reinhardt Assistant Vice President & Branch Sales Manager of North Kingstown Branch
March 8, 2020
NEWPORT, R.I. (March, 2020) – BankNewport is pleased to announce that Julia N. Reinhardt has been appointed to Assistant Vice President and Branch Sales Manager of the Bank’s North Kingstown branch located at 1350 Ten Rod Road. In her new position, Julia is responsible for branch operations, customer service, and team development. “Julia has been […]READ MORE