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COCC Goes Live with Real-Time Payments

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 […]

BankNewport Names Carmen Diaz-Jusino Vice President, Community Development Officer

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 […]

BankNewport Celebrates Reveal of Renovated 90-year-old Washington Square Branch

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 […]

OceanPoint Financial Partners, MHC Report Record Year at Annual Meeting

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 […]

BankNewport Names Kyle Martin Vice President, Compliance Analyst/Trust Officer

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 […]

BankNewport Bolsters its Commitment to the Community During Coronavirus Pandemic

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 […]

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