News - 12/17/2015


PeoplesBank Appoints Four New Mortgage Consultants

HOLYOKE, MA (December 17, 2015) - PeoplesBank has announced the appointments of Natalie Jimenez, John Peterson, Kathy Caputo and Victor Rodriguez, Sr. as Mortgage Consultants. As PeoplesBank Mortgage Consultants, they will have a variety of mortgage options to offer customers, including refinancing and special first-time homebuyers’ programs. Ms. Jimenez, Mr. Peterson, Ms. Caputo and Mr. Rodriguez join Lisa Baltronis and Beverly Orloski on the PeoplesBank mortgage team.

PeoplesBank expands mortgage team. A resident of Chicopee, Ms. Jimenez joined PeoplesBank in 2012 and most recently worked in our Elmwood office serving as head teller. She also has nine years of customer service experience. She will be representing the Chicopee area and surrounding towns. Ms. Jimenez is a member of the Buy Chicopee Now program.

Mr. Peterson, a resident of Chicopee, joined PeoplesBank in 2002, has seven years of loan origination experience, and most recently served as an assistant branch manager in our West Springfield office. He will be representing West Springfield and the surrounding area. Mr. Peterson is a member of the West of the River Chamber of Commerce and a board member and co-secretary of the Kiwanis Club of West Springfield and Agawam.

Ms. Caputo is new to PeoplesBank and brings several years of lending experience with her to this position. She is well-versed in a wide variety of lending programs and is looking forward to helping her customers through the mortgage process. A resident of Southampton, she will be covering the Northampton area and surrounding towns.

A resident of Holyoke, Mr. Rodriguez is also new to PeoplesBank and has more than 13 years of banking experience, serving in a supervisory capacity, most recently as a branch officer. He will be covering the areas of Holyoke and Springfield. Mr. Rodriguez will be representing PeoplesBank on the Buy Springfield Now and Buy Holyoke Now boards.

“Natalie, John, Kathy and Victor bring a wealth of banking experience to their new positions as Mortgage Consultants,” stated James Sherbo, Senior Vice President of Consumer Lending at PeoplesBank. “Each of them values customer service as their top priority and they are valuable additions to the PeoplesBank lending team.”

NMLS Registry Information: Natalie Jimenez #1366555, John Peterson #681793, Kathy Caputo #466604, Victor Rodriguez Sr. #523353, Lisa Baltronis #40125, and Beverly Orloski #681787.


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