Bank of Greene County Receives Historic Business Designation – Daily Freeman

The Bank of Greene County Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell to Celebrate 135th Anniversary and Recognition on Historical Business Preservation Registry

The Bank of Greene County has been designated as part of the New York Historical Business Preservation Registry, in recognition of its contributions to the history of the community. Senator Michelle Hinchey, D-Saugerties, sponsored the bill that established the registry in 2020. This designation honors businesses that have been operating for at least 50 years and have made significant contributions to their community’s history.

On Monday, January 22, about 75 bank officers, directors, and guests helped to ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange to celebrate the bank’s 135th anniversary and its 25th anniversary of being listed on the Nasdaq. Senator Michelle Hinchey commended the bank, saying “The Bank of Greene County is an example of a community-minded partner. Over its impressive 135-year history, the bank has not only stood the test of time but continually adapted to meet the needs of its communities.”

Donald Gibson, president and CEO of The Bank of Greene County expressed his excitement about the bank’s recent accomplishments including raising interest rates on e-checking account and e-savings account and being added to New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry. He stated that it had been a remarkable year for The Bank of Greene County and they were looking forward to celebrating this momentous occasion.

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