Robert Wilmers, the longtime chairman and chief executive of Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corp. and one of the region’s most influential business and civic leaders, has died. The New York City-born Wilmers, who built a financial industry giant on the premise of conservative community-style banking, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 16 at home in New York City. He was 83. M&T spokesperson C. Michael Zabel did not have immediate information about a cause of death. Robert Brady, lead outside director, will…
Riverside Federal Credit Union will move into a vacant First Niagara Bank N.A. in Kenmore that closed shortly after KeyCorp acquired First Niagara's parent company.
New York state’s total debt is the second-highest in the nation and projected to rise 17 percent over the next four years, according to a new report released Thursday from the Office of the Comptroller. New York’s debt totaled $61.4 billion in 2016. Only California exceeded that with $87 billion in total debt last year. By 2021, total state-funded debt in New York could reach $71.8 billion, with the largest increase in transportation. Education is projected to account for more than 40 percent…
Northwest Bank is talking to potential future sellers in hopes of lining up another bank acquisition.
Five Star Bank is getting ready to move its growing team of residential mortgage processors and underwriters from downtown Buffalo to Amherst.
Just weeks after opening a temporary branch on Delaware Avenue in Kenmore, Riverside Federal Credit Union has closed a deal to buy a nearby vacant office formerly occupied by First Niagara Bank N.A.
KeyBank N.A. will host a job fair on Wednesday, Dec. 13 to fill available call center jobs.
Joseph DiLeo oversees MassMutual New York State, which offers insurance, investments and financial planning services.
Citizens Bank N.A.'s latest branch relocation will give customers more room, more parking and a drive-through lane.