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NEWPORT, R.I. (April 3, 2017) - BankNewport President and CEO, Sandra J. Pattie has announced the appointment of Gary J. Leveillee to assistant vice president, mortgage loan officer. He will be responsible for originating residential mortgage loans, construction loans, and refinancing in the Coventry and Cranston geographic markets.

With over 20 years of mortgage origination experience, Leveillee comes to BankNewport from Webster Bank in Warwick, Rhode Island, where he served as a mortgage banking officer in the Kent County market.

Gary earned a Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston. He is a member of the Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors and the Greater Providence Board of Realtors. Gary is also a member of the board of Providence Ballet and is a member of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, where he currently serves as chairman of the Executive Success Club.  

Gary is a resident of Cranston, Rhode Island.

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.  In addition, OceanPoint Insurance Agency, Inc., a subsidiary of BankNewport, offers a broad range of property casualty insurance products and a full array of financial services.  With 16 banking offices and $1.4 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.