Savings Bank of Walpole named top bank in NH at 2019 New England Banking Choice Awards

Keene, NH
– Savings Bank of Walpole received four New England Banking Magazine Choice Awards for banking excellence at the annual Best Bank Expo.

The Banking Choice Awards recognize banks that receive the highest ratings from their own customers in four categories: Customer Service, Technology, Community Contribution, and Overall Quality. The Awards honored the top three institutions in each category from each region in Connecticut and, Massachusetts and statewide in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Savings Bank of Walpole was ranked in the top two in each category earning top honors in New Hampshire for the categories of Community Contribution and Overall Quality.

Accepting the awards for the Bank was Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole. Bodin also sat on a panel of bankers representing institutions that consistently rank at the top in independent consumer surveys, to discuss best practices in the industry.

“As a truly local bank, every decision Savings Bank of Walpole makes and the products and services we offer, is rooted in what’s best for our customers,” says Mark Bodin, President of Savings Bank of Walpole.

“There was widespread interest in our innovative community engagement program among the bankers at the conference. Receiving these awards is an honor – and it also means that our efforts are resonating with our customers – and making them happy.”

The Banking Choice Award rankings are based upon the Banking Benchmarks®, the industry’s gold standard of customer-experience measurement, which is conducted twice a year among hundreds of thousands of households and businesses. In an effort to get unbiased opinions, a double-blind survey is used to ask customers a variety of questions about the institutions with whom they bank.  New England Banking Magazine presents the awards and was the host of the event.

Founded in 1875, Savings Bank of Walpole is headquartered in Walpole and serves the Connecticut River Valley and Monadnock Regions of New Hampshire and Vermont from offices in Walpole and Keene. With assets totaling $425 million, the Bank offers a wide range of financial products, including services to individuals, businesses and organizations. The Bank is affiliated with NH Mutual Bancorp, further enhancing the quality products and services it provides to customers. The Bank’s SBW Wealth Management division offers financial planning services. Savings Bank of Walpole is an equal housing lender, and member of the FDIC.

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