Town of Mansfield, CT
4/4/2013 - 04/04/2013: Webster Bank Coming to Storrs Center

Webster Bank to Open New Banking Center in Storrs Center

April 4, 2013 – (Mansfield, Connecticut) – Webster Bank, a leading regional bank serving businesses and consumers from Westchester County, New York to Boston, Massachusetts, announced today that it will open a banking office adjacent to the University of Connecticut in the pedestrian-oriented, main street community of Storrs Center in Mansfield, Connecticut.     

“An authentic downtown needs a bank and we’re pleased to have a bank of the caliber of Webster Bank coming to Storrs Center,” says Storrs Center developer Howard Kaufman, managing member of LeylandAlliance LLC of Tuxedo, New York.  Mr. Kaufman confirmed that Webster Bank has signed a lease for 1,600 square feet at One Royce Circle in Storrs Center.  The full-service banking center, Webster’s 169th, is expected to open in August. 

“Webster’s new banking center in Storrs builds upon our partnership with the University of Connecticut Alumni Association and UCONN Athletics,” said Jerry Plush, President and COO of Webster Bank.  “We look forward to meeting the personal and business banking needs of the Storrs community with exceptional customer service.”

With $20 billion in assets, Webster Bank provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services through 168 banking offices, 294 ATMs, telephone banking, mobile banking, and the Internet.  Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank.  Member FDIC and equal housing lender.  For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at or follow the bank on LinkedIn and Twitter

Storrs Center is a new mixed-use, pedestrian-oriented downtown in Mansfield, Connecticut.  The downtown features shops, restaurants, services, and apartment homes that are interspersed with a town square and public areas in a new neighborhood located at the intersection of Storrs Road and the University of Connecticut.

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