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08/31/16Volunteer Award Goes to Member of Webster Bank Marketing Team
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08/29/16Webster to Hold Job Fair on September 12 in Bristol
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08/29/162 Webster Private Bankers Promoted
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08/29/16Webster Banker Earns Award for Eye-Opening Experience
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08/26/16Webster Bankers Give Homeless Shelter New Look, Earn Community Award
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08/25/16Webster Banker Named Woman of FIRE
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08/17/16New UConn Innovation Fund Provides Business Startups with Important Early-Stage Financial Support
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08/16/16Lawrence Davis Promoted to Senior Vice President at Webster
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08/15/16Webster Bankers in Pennsylvania Support Ambler Non-Profit
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08/08/16Business Banker at Webster Helps Feed Needy Families
ANSONIA, Conn., August 8, 2016 – Janice Sheehy, a resident of Ansonia, Connecticut and senior vice president, business banking at Webster Bank, is one of the winners of Webster's "80 Days of Giving" volunteer award.   This is part of Webster's 80th Anniversary celebration.  Sheehy's work helped earn $1,000 for the nonprofit of her choice – the Father McKenna St. Vincent De Paul charity of Derby.   On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Sheehy distributed Thanksgiving... 
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08/08/16Fighting Stigma of Mental Health Issues Earns Award for Webster Banker
OAKVILLE, Conn., August 8, 2016 – Alison Skratt, a resident of Oakville, Connecticut and vice president, corporate communications at Webster Bank, is one of the winners of Webster's "80 Days of Giving" volunteer award.   This is part of Webster's 80th Anniversary celebration that winds down this October.  Skratt's work helped earn $1,000 for the nonprofit of her choice – the Wellmore Behavioral Health's Women & Children's Program in Waterbury.   Despite eff... 
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08/02/16Webster Banker’s Efforts Aid Two Local Organizations, Earns Award
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08/01/16Delivering Necessities to NYC Homeless Earns Webster Banker an Award
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08/01/16Webster Banker Focuses on Culture; Earns Volunteer Award
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07/27/16Webster Banker Leads Team; Recognized for Volunteer Work
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07/27/16Webster Banker Recognized for Making Life Easier for Seniors in Connecticut
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07/26/16Helping Parents Fulfill Gift Requests Gets Webster Banker Recognized
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07/26/16Webster Community Award Goes to Banker on a Mission
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07/26/16Webster Banker Recognized for YWCA Dance Scholarships
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07/25/16Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.25 per share on its common stock. The dividend on the common shares will be payable August 22, 2016 to shareholders of record on August 8, 2016. On its Series E Preferred Stock, Webster declared a quarterly cash dividend of $400.00 per share ($.40 per each depository share, ... 
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07/20/16Webster Reports 2016 Second Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to $49.8 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. The second quarter of 2015 included a $3.7 million net tax benefit, or $0.04 per diluted share. "Double-digit loan growth once ag... 
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07/12/16Finding Loving Homes for Rescued Dogs Earns Webster Banker an Award
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07/11/16Webster VP Elected President of Local Rotary Club
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07/08/16Webster Banker Graduates From Leadership Westchester Program
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07/07/16Three Bankers Receive Promotions at Webster
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07/06/16Introducing Inner-City Kids to Ballet Earns Award for Webster Banker
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07/06/16Webster Banker Joins Connecticut Power and Energy Society Board
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07/05/16New Family Tradition Earns Webster Banker an Award for Volunteerism
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07/05/16Working with Big Brothers Big Sisters Earns Webster Banker an Award
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07/05/16Hosting a Party for Children Earns Award for Webster Banker
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07/01/16Preparing Meal for School Children Earns Award for Webster Banker
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07/01/16Webster Banker Honored for Spending Quality Time with Veterans
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06/29/16Webster Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its second quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call: Earnings Release:   Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at approximately 7:30 a.m. EDT Conference Call:    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EDT Dial-in number:      (877... 
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06/28/16Webster Banker Honored for Volunteerism in Westerly
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06/28/16Webster Banker Earns Award for Helping Urban Youth Connect with Outdoors
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06/28/16Webster Private Banker Earns Grant for At-Risk Youth Organization
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06/24/16Webster Banker Named ‘Fairfield County 40 Under 40’
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06/22/16Webster Names John Tracey Managing Director
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06/21/16Webster Banker Receives Honor for Volunteer Work
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06/17/16Webster Bank Wins Greater Waterbury “Best Bank” Award
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06/16/16Webster Financial Corporation Holds Presentation
WATERBURY, Conn., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced that the lunch presentation beginning at 12:45 PM today, as part of its Boston Investor Tour, will be available by audio webcast at the Investor Relations section of its website at www.wbst.com. Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $24.9 billion in assets, Webster provides business and cons... 
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06/15/16Webster Banker Brings Joy to Kids with Incarcerated Parents
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06/14/16Webster Banker Honored for Providing Food to Families in Need
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06/14/16Webster Private Banker Honored for Providing More than Shelter to Homeless
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06/13/16Webster Banker Raises Funds for Opera House Restoration
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06/13/16Webster Banker Finds Her Mission with the March of Dimes
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06/13/16Webster Banker Honored for Work with At-Risk Students
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06/13/16Webster Banker Wins Award for Collecting Donations for Local Salvation Army
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06/13/16Webster Banker Honored for Work with Connecticut Food Bank
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06/08/16Webster Promotes Three Bankers
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06/08/16Webster Bank Names New Market Manager for Rhode Island And Southeastern Connecticut
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06/06/16Webster Banker Serves 140 Meals at Soup Kitchen
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06/06/16Webster Banker Honored for Impacting the Arts
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06/03/16Webster Bank Receives Partner in Business Award
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06/03/16Monteiro, Nacci Join Webster Bank’s Business Banking Team in Providence
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06/01/16Webster Banker Earns Top Program Manager Award
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05/27/16Webster Banker Honored for Promoting Diversity Through Film
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05/27/16Webster Banker Aids Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
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05/27/16Webster Banker Honored for Teeing up to Help Cancer Survivors
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05/26/16Webster Banker Earns Award for Aiding Habitat for Humanity Shop
ENFIELD, Conn. /SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 26, 2016 – Catherine Doner, a resident of Enfield, Conn., and associate portfolio manager, commercial real estate at Webster Bank, is an honoree of the bank's "80 Days of Giving" employee volunteer campaign.  The volunteer effort is part of Webster's 80th Anniversary celebration.  An awards ceremony was held May 3 at the Radisson Cromwell Hotel in Cromwell, Conn.  Doner's volunteer effort earned $1,000 for the nonprofit of her choice... 
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05/26/16Webster Banker Honored for Commitment to Improving Literacy
WATERBURY, Conn., May 26, 2016 – Jami Dohoney, a resident of Waterbury, Conn., and vice president, business banking at Webster Bank, is an honoree of the bank's "80 Days of Giving" employee volunteer campaign. The volunteer effort is part of Webster's 80thAnniversary celebration. An awards ceremony was held May 3 at the Radisson Cromwell Hotel in Cromwell, Conn. Dohoney's volunteer effort earned $1,000 for the nonprofit of her choice – Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury – which aims to ... 
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05/26/16Webster Bank Sponsors Community Shredding Party
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 26, 2016 – Webster Bank has been living up to its customers and communities for 80 years – helping organizations, businesses, and consumers reach their financial goals.  On Saturday, June 4, Webster will sponsor the Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated's Community Shredding Party to promote environmental sustainability by encouraging recycling, litter prevention, and waste management.   The community is invited to ... 
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05/26/16Webster Names Todd Purcell New SVP of Digital Marketing
WATERBURY, Conn., May 26, 2016 – Webster Bank today announced that Todd Purcell has joined the company as senior vice president and director of digital marketing.  He is based in Waterbury, Conn., and is responsible for the planning, design, and execution of a comprehensive digital marketing strategy that includes website development, search optimization, paid display, email marketing, and social media marketing.   Purcell has more than 20 years of digital marketing experi... 
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05/25/16Webster Banker Earns Award for Community Service
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05/25/16Webster Banker Recognized for Work with Easter Seals Goodwill Industries
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05/25/16Webster Banker Honored for Helping Local Animal Shelter
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05/25/16Webster Banker Honored for Community Volunteering
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05/24/16Webster Private Bank and Goodspeed Perform Musical Merger
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05/24/16Webster Banker Recognized for Volunteer Effort
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05/24/16Webster Banker Honored for Making Sure Families Didn’t Go Without
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05/24/16Webster Bank Debit Card Customers Can Now Use Apple Pay®
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05/24/16Webster Banker Honored for Service to Shoreline Families
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05/23/16Webster Banker Honored for Community Service
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05/23/16Webster Banker Recognized for Labor of Love
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05/20/16High School Inc. Students Job Shadow and Will Intern at Webster Bank
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05/20/16Webster Banker Raises Funds for School’s Technology Programs
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05/20/16Webster Banker Honored for Orchestrating Holiday Festival
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05/18/16Webster Banker Honored for Raising Funds for Pediatric Oncology Camp
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05/18/16Webster Banker Honored For Helping Salvation Army
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05/06/16Webster Banker’s TV Show Inspires Viewers
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05/06/16Webster Banker Takes Aim at Ending Homelessness
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05/06/16Webster Banker Honored for Sprucing-up Nonprofit’s Headquarters
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05/06/16Webster Banker Committed to Community Youth
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05/06/16Webster Banker Honored for Impactful Volunteer Effort
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05/04/16Webster Bank Awards $80,000 to Nonprofits as Part of 80th Anniversary
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05/02/16Webster Names Paco Torrado to Lead Debt Capital Markets
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04/25/16Webster Financial Corporation Increases Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.25 per share on its common stock, an increase of $.02 from the previous $.23 per share. James C. Smith, chairman and CEO, said, "In light of Webster's continued solid financial performance and strong capital position, the Board of Directors voted to increase the dividend on ou... 
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04/22/165 Bankers Promoted to SVP at Webster
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04/20/16Webster Bank Supports Championship Soccer League
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04/19/16Webster Reports 2016 First Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced earnings applicable to common shareholders of $46.5 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared to $46.9 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. "Solid quarterly results underscore Webster's sustained progress in executing growth strategies that maximize value to custome... 
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04/11/16Webster Bank Celebrates Historic UConn Championship Parade
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04/05/16Webster Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call
WATERBURY, Conn., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today the following details for its first quarter 2016 earnings release and conference call: Earnings Release: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at approximately 7:30 a.m. EDT Conference Call:  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. EDT Dial-in number:  (877) 407-8289;... 
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03/21/16John Guy Promoted to EVP at Webster Bank
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03/21/16Webster Bank’s 80 Year History on Display at Mattatuck Museum
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03/08/16Webster Banker Promoted in Greenwich
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03/04/16Webster Bankers to Teach Financial Literacy At Home for Little Wanderers
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03/02/16Webster Bank Will Surprise and Delight Bostonians This Week
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02/25/16Webster Earns Greenwich Excellence Awards for Fourth Year
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02/22/16Webster Bank Promotes America Saves Week
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02/15/16Webster Sets Date for Annual Shareholders Meeting
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its board of directors has scheduled the corporation's annual meeting of shareholders at 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 28, 2016 at the Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, Conn. The record date for shareholders to vote at the meeting is February 29, 2016. About Webster: Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for We... 
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02/11/16Webster Bank’s Customer Care Center Transitions to 24/7 Operation
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02/05/16Webster to Make Presentation at Investor Conference
WATERBURY, Conn., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that James C. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer, and Glenn MacInnes, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will make a presentation from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Winter Financial Services Symposium. Presentation slides and a link to the live webcast will... 
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02/04/16Webster Bank Announces 3 New Banking Center Managers in Boston
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01/26/16Webster Financial Corporation Declares Common Dividend
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.23 per share on its common stock. The dividend on the common shares will be payable February 23, 2016 to shareholders of record on February 9, 2016. On its Series E Preferred Stock, Webster declared a quarterly cash dividend of $400.00 per share ($.40 per each depository sha... 
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01/25/16Webster Bank Announces 4 New Banking Center Managers in Boston
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01/21/16Webster Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter Earnings
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., today announced net income available to common shareholders of $50.6 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 compared to $48.4 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. For the full year 2015, net income available to common shareholders was $197.6 million, or $2.15 per diluted share, comp... 
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01/19/16Webster Banker Achieves Leadership Honors
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01/14/16Webster Bank Hires More Than 50 In Boston
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01/14/16Webster Names Jason Soto SVP
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01/12/16Webster Bank Opens 14 Banking Centers In Greater Boston
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01/11/16Webster Bank Adds 3 More Banking Centers, Expands To 18 Locations In Greater Boston
WATERBURY, Conn., Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS), the holding company for Webster Bank, a $24 billion regional bank, announced today that Webster Bank will open three additional banking centers in the greater Boston area, bringing its total network in the area to 18. The new locations are: 25 Stuart Street (Chinatown), Boston, 1 Brattle Square (Harvard Square), and 475 Hancock Street, Quincy. These newest additions to the network are expected to open in l... 
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01/04/16Webster Names Patrick M. Trask SVP
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