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Dime Bank Holds 154th Annual Meeting

Norwich, CT, Native James Gomes Joins Bank as Corporator

Norwich, CT Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Dime Bank recently hosted its 154th annual meeting at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn., featuring President & Chief Executive Officer Nick Caplanson’s annual State of the Bank presentation to Dime Bank’s directors, corporators and officers.

The presentation was highlighted by news of another year of strong financial performance, community support and growth in 2022, highlighted by the opening of Dime’s 14th branch in Vernon, CT, in December.

“It is clear that in order to meet the evolving needs of customers as a bank today, growth and efficiency are more important than ever,” said Caplanson. “We’re very pleased to now offer our unique model of inspired community banking to more people, businesses and communities than ever before.”

As part of the business portion of the meeting, the bank announced that James Gomes, originally of Norwich, CT, has been named a corporator of the bank. James is the Northeast Vice President of Automotive Partnerships for iHeart Media, in Hartford, CT and resides in Cheshire, CT.

Dime also announced that they have recently been named the region’s “Best Place to Work” from the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. The bank received this award at the chamber’s annual meeting held on March 30.

About Dime Bank

Established in 1869 and providing inspired community banking for over 150 years, Dime Bank is a mutual bank with over $1 billion in assets and 14 convenient branch locations throughout southeastern and greater Hartford, Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island. As a full-service financial institution, Dime offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages and trust services – all delivered with a personal touch. BauerFinancial, Inc., a national bank rating firm, recognizes Dime Bank, as one of the strongest banks in the nation. For more information about Dime Bank, visit

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