Largest Banks in Connecticut

The top largest banks in Connecticut include Peoples United Bank, Webster Bank, NewAlliance Bank, Liberty Bank, among others.

Peoples United Bank, founded in 1842, provides consumer, commercial and wealth management services through its branches in Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and in Westchester County and Long Island, New York. It is the largest regional banking organization headquartered in New England.

Webster Bank is one of Connecticut largest banks. In 2005 Webster acquired HSA Bank and became one of the leading bank administrators and trustees of health savings accounts in the nation. The Bank provides consumer, business, government and institutional banking, as well as mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services.

NewAlliance Bank, based in New Haven, Connecticut, is a subsidiary of NewAlliance Bancshares Inc. It is the third largest bank headquartered in Connecticut and the fourth largest headquartered in New England. In addition to offering a comprehensive range of personal and commercial banking products and services, the Bank also provides trust services, and investment and insurance products and services. As of March 31, 2010, the Company had $8.5 billion in assets.

Liberty Bank is the oldest mutual bank in the state of Connecticut and provides customers with best-in-class products, services and rates. It is also one of the largest banks headquartered in the state. From its origins as a consumer bank, Liberty has grown steadily to a full-service financial institution whose lines of business also include insurance, commercial banking, home mortgages, and investment services.

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