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Washington Trust Announces Initiatives in Response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 - Washington Trust today announced several initiatives to ensure the health, safety and well-being of its employees, customers and the community in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. In compliance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) recommendation to invoke “social distancing” and curtail the spread of the virus, the Bank announced that branch lobbies would be temporarily closed until further notice, but drive-up banking would operate during regular business hours.
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Financial Markets Update

As concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) mount and the financial markets react, the Washington Trust team is here to answer your questions and address your concerns.
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Kimberly McCarthy Promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Tax & Benefits Officer, Wealth Management Client Services at Washington Trust

Providence, RI – Washington Trust is pleased to announce the promotion of Kimberly I McCarthy, Esq., to Senior Vice President, Chief Tax & Benefits Officer, Head of Client Services for Washington Trust Wealth Management. She has led the tax, ERISA, and employee benefit operations for the Wealth Management division since joining Washington Trust in July of 2018.

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Washington Trust Employees Collect 3,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter to Kick Off 20th Annual Peanut Butter Drive

WESTERLY, RI– The Washington Trust Company officially kicked off its 20th annual Peanut Butter Drive with more than 3,000 pounds of peanut butter collected at an employee appreciation event Thursday evening. The annual drive, which runs through the end of April, benefits the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut.

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Halsey Associates Promotes Peter Secrist to Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

New Haven, CT – Halsey Associates has announced that Peter J. Secrist of Fairfield, CT has been appointed to Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager.
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Washington Trust Provides $18.75 Million in Financing to Brunswick MZL, LLC for ‘Cook’s Corner’ Multi-Tenant Retail Space

Brunswick, ME - Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $18.75 million to Brunswick MZL, LLC for the refinancing and renovation of a 300,259 square foot multi-tenant retail space in Brunswick, ME known as ‘Cook’s Corner.’

Washington Trust Provides $1.3 Million to MCG Johnston, LLC for Dollar General Construction

Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $1.3 million to MCG Johnston, LLC, for construction and permanent financing of a 9,100 square foot Dollar General retail store in Johnston. Dollar General was founded in 1939 and operates more than 15,500 stores across 44 states.

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Joseph Picozzi Joins Washington Trust as Mortgage Loan Officer

The Washington Trust Company is pleased to announce that Joseph Picozzi has joined the Bank’s mortgage department as a mortgage loan officer. Working out of Washington Trust’s offices at the Johnston branch, he is responsible for developing and maintaining mortgage lending relationships throughout the Bank’s Rhode Island market area.

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Lyme Academy Apartments, LLC Receives $2.4 Million in Financing from Washington Trust to Appeal to New Audience

Old Lyme, CT- Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $2.4 million to Lyme Academy Apartments, LLC, for renovations and permanent financing of a 12-unit apartment complex at 77 Lyme St., Old Lyme. The apartments will no longer be rented to Old Lyme Academy students, and will appeal to working professionals, families, and retirees looking to downsize.

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Sandra Mazo Joins Washington Trust as Mortgage Loan Officer

The Washington Trust Company is pleased to announce that Sandra M. Mazo has joined the Bank’s mortgage department as a mortgage loan officer. Working out of Washington Trust’s offices at the Governor Francis branch, she is responsible for developing and maintaining mortgage lending relationships throughout the Bank’s Rhode Island market area.

Media Inquiries Contact
Elizabeth B. Eckel
SVP, Chief Marketing & Corporate Communications Officer
23 Broad Street
Westerly, RI 02891
(401) 348-1309


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