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Allison Knapp Joins Washington Trust as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate in Connecticut

May 27, 2021

New Haven, CT – The Washington Trust Company is pleased to announce that Allison Knapp has joined the Bank’s commercial real estate group as a vice president and relationship manager in Connecticut, primarily in the Fairfield and New Haven markets. Allison’s will focus on commercial construction projects, real estate acquisitions, and refinancing of commercial properties throughout the Bank’s Connecticut market area. She’s experienced in all property sectors including multi-family, residential, industrial, retail, medical office, and hospitality.

A lifelong Connecticut resident, she joins Washington Trust with more than 25 years of lending experience. She brings deep expertise in relationship management, negotiation, and structuring, and during her career has worked both in commercial real estate as well as business lending to industries including healthcare, manufacturing, service, nonprofits and more. Her broad experience, reputation for stellar customer service and business development skills will be key assets for Washington Trust.

Knapp is a committed member of her community and has been involved with various municipal Chambers and nonprofit organizations over the years. She is an active member of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Fairfield County and the Real Estate Finance Association (REFA).

She joins Washington Trust from her former role as a senior vice president and team leader for the southern region commercial lending group at Fairfield County Bank based out of Westport, CT. Knapp holds her bachelor’s degree in economics from Fairfield University and lives in Milford with her family.

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