Webster Bank announced today it was included in Forbes’ America’s Best Banks 2019, ranked as number 68 and the highest-ranked bank in Connecticut. Forbes’ 10th annual list of America’s Best Banks ranks the 100 largest publicly traded banks and thrifts based on their growth, credit quality and profitability. The data is courtesy of S&P, but the rankings are done solely by Forbes.

“Webster is proud to be continuously recognized as one of the highest performing banks in the country,” said President & CEO John R. Ciulla. “This ranking is a direct result of the quality and dedication of our bankers who are committed to delivering great service to our customers and achieving outstanding results.” Over the years, Webster Bank has expanded to become a leading mid-sized bank in the Northeast with more than $27 billion in assets and 157 banking centers from greater New York City to Boston. Today, Webster offers the full range of financial services, including business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services. Most recently, Webster Bank has been recognized as New England’s top U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lender, by dollar volume and best overall bank in the Northeast in Bank Director’s annual Ranking Banking study released in January 2019. *** About Webster Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association and its HSA Bank division. With $27.6 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust, and investment services through 157 banking centers and 316 ATMs. Webster also provides mobile and online banking. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, which provides health savings account trustee and administrative services. Webster Bank is a member of the FDIC and an equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com.