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 Department.Banking@ct.gov and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2270
Week Ending August 24, 2007

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 Howard F. Pitkin, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.



BRANCH ACTIVITY
State Bank 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 Financial Institutions Division, (860) 240-8180.

Date Bank Location Activity
8/23/07
Fairfield County Bank
Ridgefield
114 Fairfield Road
Danbury, CT 06810
opening
date

MERGER
On August 21, 2007, pursuant to Section 36a-412(a)(1) of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended by Public Act 07-14, the Commissioner approved the mergers of Citizens Bank of Connecticut with and into Citizens Bank, National Association, a national banking association with its main office located in Albany, New York, and of RBS National Bank, a national banking association with its principal office located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with and into Citizens Bank, National Association.
       Dated:  Tuesday, August 28, 2007
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner