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 # 1910
Week Ending September 29, 2000

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.

Branch Activity

Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires that each application for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, be accompanied by a plan detailing how adequate services to meet the banking needs of all community residents will be provided. Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days. Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Bank Examination Division, (860) 240-8180.
Note: dates are listed in month/day/year format.

Date Bank Location Activity
9/25/00 Putnam Savings Bank
11 Pratt Road
Plainfield, CT 06374


On September 21, 2000, pursuant to Section 36a-437(g) of the Connecticut General Statutes, Connecticut State Employees Credit Union, Inc. was granted approval to amend its certificate of organization to change its subsidiary office location from 121 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut to 1244 Storrs Road, Route 195, Storrs, Connecticut.

On September 29, 2000, pursuant to Section 36a-470 of the Connecticut General Statutes, approval was granted to Olin Employees Credit Union, Inc., Norwalk, Connecticut to merge with and into Mutual Security Federal Credit Union, Wilton, Connecticut.


On September 28, 2000, approval was granted to The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a New Jersey corporation, to establish offices of its subsidiary, Prudential Securities Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, at the following locations: Lee Farm Corporate Park, 83 Wooster Heights Road, Danbury; CityPlace II, Concourse Level, 185 Asylum Street, Hartford; 157 Church Street, 11th Floor, New Haven; 210 Main Street, Building 1, Suite 2, Old Saybrook; 35 37 Danbury Road, Ridgefield; 177 Broad Street, 11th Floor, Stamford; and One Morningside Drive, Westport, Connecticut.


On September 28, 2000, pursuant to Section 36a-184 of the Connecticut General Statutes, ING Groep N.V., a holding company incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, filed an acquisition statement for the acquisition of Aetna Inc., and indirectly, Aeltus Trust Company, a Connecticut bank organized to function solely in a fiduciary capacity.

Dated: Tuesday, October 3, 2000

John P. Burke
Banking Commissioner