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MountainOne Grows South Shore Commercial Lending Team

North Adams, MA – MountainOne, a full service financial institution headquartered in the Berkshires with offices on Boston’s South Shore, announces the expansion of its Commercial Lending team based in Rockland serving the South Shore and the greater Boston market.

Drew Garfinkle has been hired as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending to focus on the bank’s commercial real estate growth in the South Shore and greater Boston markets. He has over 30 years of experience as a lender on the South Shore and Boston, specializing in Commercial Real Estate lending. Garfinkle holds a BS in Finance from Babson College. He lives with his family in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Matt Kreiser has been promoted to Senior VP, Commercial Lending. He has been with MountainOne since 2008 lending to businesses and commercial real estate projects throughout the South Shore and surrounding areas and has been in banking for over 18 years. Kreiser is a graduate of Stonehill College as well as the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the Wharton School of Business. He lives in Duxbury with his wife, Jessica and their four children.

Robert Fraser, MountainOne President & CEO noted, “With the addition of Drew to our Commercial lending team and the promotion of Matt, we are even better prepared to serve our existing and prospective customer’s lending needs .”


MountainOne is a mutual holding company headquartered in North Adams, MA. Founded in 1848, MountainOne Bank provides a complete array of personal and business banking and electronic services. MountainOne Bank is Member FDIC and Member DIF. MountainOne Insurance provides personal and business insurance, bonding services, and group benefits solutions. The financial advisors of MountainOne Investments offer securities and advisory services to individuals and businesses through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Fixed insurance products and services offered through CES Insurance Agency or MountainOne Investments. MountainOne Bank is not a registered broker-dealer or Registered Investment Adviser. MountainOne Bank and MountainOne Insurance are not affiliated with Commonwealth. Products and services are offered at full service offices in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, North Adams, Williamstown) and on Boston’s South Shore (Quincy, Rockland, Scituate). MountainOne Investments’ main office is located at 85 Main Street, Suite 100, North Adams, MA 01247. (413) 664-4025

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