In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. 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 # 2275
Week Ending September 28, 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.

On October 11, 2007, pursuant to Sections 1-225 and 36a-70(i) of the Connecticut General Statutes, a special meeting of the Banking Commissioner, State Treasurer, and State Comptroller, or their designee, will be held for the purpose of voting on the application of the organizers of The Bank of Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, to organize a bank and trust company.  The meeting is scheduled to be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of Banking, Room 50, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, Connecticut.
On September 27, 2007, the Banking Commissioner, pursuant to Section 36a-468a of the Connecticut General Statutes, granted approval to New Britain Municipal Employees Credit Union, Inc., New Britain, Connecticut, a Connecticut credit union to merge with and into Achieve Financial Credit Union, Inc., New Britain, Connecticut, a Connecticut credit union, with Achieve Financial Credit Union, Inc. as the resulting credit union.

       Dated:  Tuesday, October 2, 2007
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner