Bristol County Savings Bank opens new Loan Center in Fall River, MA.

From: PR Works
Published: Fri Mar 30 2007

Bristol County Savings Bank has announced the opening of a commercial and residential Loan Center in Fall River, MA, conveniently located at 901 Eastern Avenue, Suite 1 North. Bristol County Savings Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual savings bank founded in 1846 and headquartered in Taunton, MA, with 10 offices in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Dennis Kelly, CEO of Bristol County Savings, underscored the significance of the opening of this facility by saying, "The Fall River Loan Center will enhance our ability to meet the lending needs of customers in the Fall River area. The opening of the Fall River Loan Center signals our ongoing commitment to the expansion of our role as an integral part of the banking community in Southeastern Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island."

The Bristol County Savings Bank Fall River Loan Center may be reached by calling 508-678-1862? for Residential Lending information, and 508-678-1620 for Commercial Lending.

Bristol County Savings Fall River Loan Center Professionals
The Fall River Loan Center’s team will include mortgage lending and commercial lending professionals. Residential mortgages are available for the purchase or refinance of your home. We specialize in providing financing for first time homebuyers. Our commercial lenders are ready to help your business expand and grow by providing lines of credit, equipment financing, working capital and commercial mortgages for the purchase of real estate or expansion.

Bristol County Savings Bank is pleased to announce that the experienced staff of the Fall River Loan Center includes: Rich Farmer, Commercial Loan Officer; Roberta Travis, Correspondent Sales Manager; Mickie Lima, Mortgage Consultant; and Philip Rezendes, Mortgage Consultant.

Rich Farmer is a Vice President in the Commercial Loan Department of Bristol County Savings, with over 28 years experience in banking and commercial lending, most recently as the Senior Vice President/Team Leader with First Fed/Webster Bank.

A graduate of Boston College and the New England School of Banking at Williams College, Farmer is a member of the Finance Committee of Rebuilding Together in Providence, RI and a retired Director of the Fall River Chamber. He is also a coach in the Attleboro Youth Baseball and Basketball Leagues. Farmer resides in Attleboro, MA with his wife Joanne and three children.

Roberta Travis joins Bristol County Savings as a Correspondent Sales Manager in the Bank’s new Correspondent Lending Division. Ms. Travis brings with her over 20 years experience in sales and residential mortgage lending and has been an active volunteer in the Swansea, MA community where she resides with her husband Peter and two children.

Mickie Lima is Bristol County Savings’ Greater Fall River Mortgage Consultant, with over 30 years experience in the real estate industry and 16 years of banking experience.

Philip Rezendes is a Mortgage Consultant at the Fall River Loan Center, with several years experience in the mortgage industry as a manager and a broker, and 10 years of customer service experience. A graduate of UMass Amherst, Rezendes, who is also fluent in Portuguese, is a life long resident of Bristol County, and currently resides in Dartmouth, MA with his wife and two children.

Bristol County Savings Bank
Bristol County Savings Bank is a full service financial institution offering commercial lending, personal and business banking, and mortgage services. The key words at Bristol County Savings Bank are: "Commitment, Stability, and Community," values that are combined with state-of-the-art technology to meet the needs of its customers. A dedicated local community bank for over
160 years, Bristol County Savings Bank is actively involved in giving back to all the communities it enters both through financial support and the volunteerism of their people.

The Main Office and Corporate headquarters of Bristol County Savings Bank are located on Broadway in Taunton, MA. For additional information please call 508-824-6626, or visit

Bristol County Savings Bank
Founded: 1846
Assets: $1.2 billion
Employees: 244
Lending Centers: 5
Branch Offices: 10
Taunton, MA (2)
Raynham, MA (2)
Rehoboth, MA
Attleboro, MA
North Attleboro, MA
Franklin, MA
Dartmouth, MA
Pawtucket, RI
Educational Branch Offices: 2
Taunton High School
Attleboro High School

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