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 # 2718
Week Ending March 25, 2016

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 Jorge L. Perez, Banking Commissioner, Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800.  Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.

Bank Holding Company

On March 24, 2016, Bankers’ Bank Northeast, a Connecticut bankers’ bank, filed an application for approval to organize a bank holding company pursuant to Section 36a-181 of the Connecticut General Statutes. The bank holding company will be organized as the newly formed Connecticut stock corporation BBN Financial Corporation, and will acquire all the issued and outstanding shares of Bankers’ Bank Northeast pursuant to an agreement and plan of reorganization filed with the application.

      Dated: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      Jorge L. Perez
      Banking Commissioner