To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, the Department of Banking has limited the number of employees at our office at 260 Constitution Plaza in Hartford. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 1835
Week Ending April 23, 1999

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be in writing to John P. Burke, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail to Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.


On April 22, 1999, pursuant to Section 36a-184 of the Connecticut General Statutes, an acquisition statement was filed by Louis P. Celentano and Michele Montano to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Columbus Circle Trust Company, a Connecticut bank organized to function solely in a fiduciary capacity.

Dated: Tuesday, April 27, 1999

John P. Burke
Banking Commissioner