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Banks report mixed demand for Main Street loans as launch nears

May 29, 2020

Banks are gearing up to start lending under the Federal Reserve's new Main Street program, but how quickly businesses will seek loans remains uncertain as the program approaches its launch.

– S&P Global Market Intelligence

Applications begin for new small business loan program

April 3, 2020 

Banks and other financial institutions across Connecticut are bracing for a rush of applications by small businesses starting Friday, the first day struggling business owners are expected to seek a piece of a $349 billion loan package...

– Hartford Courant

Banks supplement benefits to help employees affected by coronavirus

March 20, 2020

As the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the U.S., banks are adding extra benefits for employees working in branches as well as those pulled away from work to deal with illness and caregiving responsibilities.

– American Banker

2020 news releases

Webster “Frontline Heroes” Program Offers Banking Support to Hartford HealthCare Employees

After introducing its innovative Frontline Heroes financial services program, Webster Bank today announced a special addition to the program for Hartford HealthCare’s 30,000 employees.

Webster Among First Banks Nationwide to Offer Financial Program for 'Frontline Heroes'

Webster Bank today became one of the first financial services companies nationwide to introduce Frontline Heroes, a program for essential healthcare workers and first responders...

Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, announced today the following details for its second quarter 2020 earnings release...

Webster Bank SVP Named Among the Nation’s Top 30 Investment Program Managers

WATERBURY, Conn., June 22, 2020 – Webster Bank is pleased to announce that John Olerio, senior vice president and director of Webster Investments, was recently recognized as one of the Top 30 Program Managers in the country...

Webster Appoints James P. Bush to Board of Directors

June 17, 2020

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. and its HSA Bank division, is pleased to...

Webster to recognize Juneteenth with early closing of banking centers, offices

June 16, 2020

Webster Bank announced today that all Webster banking centers and Webster offices, including its HSA Bank division, will close on Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m. in recognition of Juneteenth.

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June 15, 2020
Webster announces $100,000 commitment to fight racial inequality

May 14, 2020
Webster Elects Linda Ianieri to Board of Directors

April 22, 2020
Webster Bank Sponsors New Program to Keep Mentors and Youth Connected During Pandemic

April 21, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares common Dividend

April 21, 2020
Webster Reports First Quarter 2020 Earnings Of $0.39 Per Diluted Share

April 15, 2020
Webster Donates $100,000 to United Ways to Aid COVID-19 Response Funds

April 3, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Announces Location Change for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

March 18, 2020
Webster Donates $100,000 to Feeding America Partners to Assist During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 17, 2020
Webster Bank Announces Support for Customers and Communities in Response to COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Webster Lowers Prime Lending Rate to 3.25 Percent

February 27, 2020
Webster Recognized as Platinum-Level Healthy Workplace Employer

February 14, 2020
Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting

February 12, 2020
Webster Promotes Jason Soto to Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

January 31, 2020
Webster Bank Again Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks

January 28, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend

January 23, 2020
Webster Financial Corporation Announces the Election of Chief Executive Officer John R. Ciulla as Chairman, Effective as of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

January 23, 2020 
Webster Reports Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings of $0.96 Per Diluted Share


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