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Washington Trust Hires Walter O'Connell as Mortgage Loan Officer

January 05, 2016

January 5, 2016

Westerly, RI – The Washington Trust Company announced that Walter O'Connell, of Waterbury, CT, has been hired as a Mortgage Loan Officer for the Washington Trust mortgage office in Darien, CT. In his position, O'Connell will work closely with a network of real estate, financial, and building professionals to assist homeowners in all aspects of the home-buying process, from application to closing.

O'Connell has more than 25 years of lending and mortgage consulting experience, most recently as a Mortgage Banker for PNC Bank in Fairfield, CT. He holds his Bachelors of Science from the University of Hartford. O'Connell lives with his wife Patrice and their two children in Waterbury, CT.

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 OMX®: WASH). Additional information on Washington Trust and its subsidiaries can be found at www.washtrust.com.