The Bank of Greene County, located in New York, has been officially designated as part of the New York Historical Business Preservation Registry. This recognition was sponsored by Senator Michelle Hinchey, D-Saugerties, and established by the state Legislature in 2020. The purpose of the registry is to honor and promote New York businesses that have been operating for at least 50 years and have made significant contributions to the history of their community.
The bank was honored by about 75 bank officers, directors, and guests who helped to ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on Monday, Jan. 22. This event was part of the celebration of the bank’s 135th anniversary and its 25th anniversary of its listing on the Nasdaq.
Senator Michelle Hinchey commended the Bank of Greene County, saying, “The Bank of Greene County is the epitome of a community-minded partner. Over its impressive 135-year history, the bank has not only stood the test of time but continually adapted to meet the needs of the communities it serves.”
Donald Gibson, president and chief executive officer of the Bank of Greene County, expressed excitement about the bank’s anniversary and its recent accomplishments. He mentioned that the bank has raised