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Dime Bank Welcomes Two Experienced Residential Lenders to Greater Hartford Market

Tarascio and Ursin join the Dime Bank Residential Lending Team

Norwich, CT Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Dime Bank is pleased to announce that two new residential lenders have recently joined their experienced team of lenders as the bank broadens its presence in greater Hartford to meet the evolving needs of the local community.  

Thomas Tarascio has joined Dime Bank as Assistant Vice President, Residential Loan Originator, and will serve the greater Hartford market from the bank’s Vernon location. Tom joins Dime with 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Most recently, he served as Consultant Vice President for Guaranteed Rate Inc. In this role, he streamlined onboarding for loan officers to ensure a smooth transition and adherence to the company standard. Tom is a resident of Vernon, CT.

Daniel Ursin has also joined Dime Bank as Assistant Vice President, Residential Loan Originator and will be serving our greater Hartford market from Dime’s Glastonbury branch.

Dan joins Dime with 11 years of experience in the lending financial services industry. Prior to joining Dime, Dan served as a Senior Home Advisor at Own Up, where he was responsible for facilitating purchase transactions for clients and ensuring a smooth connection between brokering services and the best paired lender for each scenario. Dan is a resident of Enfield, CT.

“Over the past few years, purchasing a home has become a more challenging process due to rate increases and lack of inventory in many local markets,” said Nick Caplanson, Dime’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Having lived and worked in the area for a number of years, both Tom and Dan provide a specialized level of local residential lending knowledge and we are excited they will be able to share this collective experience with Dime Bank’s customers.”

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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