Newsweek names Washington Trust best small bank in Rhode Island


Posted: October 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CDT|Update: 3 hours ago

WEST, RI, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Washington Trust Company was recently appointed the Best Small Bank in Rhode Island through News week as part of its annual list of the best banks.

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“For more than 220 years, we have been committed to providing the highest quality financial services and solutions to our clients and our communities,” said Edward “Ned” O. Handy III, President and CEO of Washington Trust . “We are honored to receive this award because it is a testament to our team’s hard work and commitment to our core values ​​of quality, integrity and community. This recognition also confirms Washington Trust’s status as the bank of choice for the Rhode Islanders. “

The list of “America’s best banks” was compiled by News week, in partnership with Lending Tree, and reviewed more than 2,600 FDIC-insured financial institutions. Relevant insights into the bank’s overall health, customer service performance and functionality, digital and branch presence, account and loan options, interest rate offerings and more were assessed to determine the winners.

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Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the country and one of the leading financial services companies in the Northeast. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial bank, mortgage bank, personal banking services and wealth management and trust services through its offices located at Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries is available at

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