JOHNSTON, RI– 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. Picozzi joins Washington Trust with more than 20 years of lending experience. Most recently, he was a mortgage loan originator at Northpointe Bank in North Attleboro, RI. Prior to his career at Northpointe Bank, Picozzi owned Evergreen Mortgage Advisors in Lincoln, RI, where he worked as a mortgage broker. He is a former member of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and the BNI Business Builders. He and his wife, Doreen, reside in Lincoln. ABOUT WASHINGTON TRUST® Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at https://www.washtrust.com/.