Bank News

Orange County Trust Company Supports Habitat for Humanity, Newburgh
06/23/2014
On June 12, 2014 Orange County Trust sponsored a Habitat for Humanity Builder’s Blitz breakfast, providing meals for 75 on-site volunteers in Newburgh. Orange County Trust employees proudly attended the event and helped serve the meal.   In partnership with the Builders Association of the... Read More...
Orange County Trust Welcomes Jennifer Holohan-Ferrer
05/21/2014
Orange County Trust Company is pleased to announce that Jennifer Holohan-Ferrer has joined the Bank's team as Business Development Officer. Jennifer will be responsible for the development of new business, specializing in the business banking market. She comes to Orange County Trust with more than 10... Read More...
Orange County Trust Company Sponsors Youth Lacrosse Clinic
04/28/2014
Orange County Trust Company was the proud sponsor of the 2014 Trilogy Lacrosse Clinic hosted recently by the Newburgh Armory Unity Center (NAUC), an organization that fosters collaborative relationships responsive to the specific needs of the City of Newburgh and Newburgh Enlarged City School... Read More...
Orange County Trust to Participate in the 2014 Boy's and Girl's Club of Orange County Celebrity Dinner
04/18/2014
Please join us on Friday, April 25th for the fourth annual Celebrity Dinner.  This event will bring together dozens of local business, civic and elected officials to sing, dance and serve YOU to earn tips for the Boys & Girls Clubs in Northern Orange County!This year, Orange County... Read More...
3-Credit Professional Education Seminar May 21, 2014
“Not-for-Profit Law Transformed:Essential Information for Practitioners”The New Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 and Fiscal SponsorshipsPresented by:Gary M. Schuster, Esq. – Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLPand“Treasures in Grandma’s Attic”Valuing Collectibles and other Tangible Property.Wednesday,... Read More...
Important Security Information Relating to the Heartbleed OpenSSL flaw:
04/04/2014
Security researchers have recently discovered a vulnerability with OpenSSL, a technology used to provide encrypted communication to approximately two-thirds of secure sites on the internet. The "OpenSSL Heartbleed Flaw" could allow unauthorized users to gain access to sensitive user data.   Orange County... Read More...
Professional Advisor Seminar - Treasures in Grandma's Attic
04/11/2014
Treasures in Grandma’s Attic-Valuing Collectibles and other Tangible Property.Wednesday, May 21, 2014- Registration 4:30 p.m. / Seminar 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.Orange County Business Center Larkin Room: 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Montgomery, NY 12549$40.00 Non-members/ $35.00 Members of NYSSPCA3 CLE/3... Read More...
Orange County Trust Welcomes New President and CEO
03/24/2014
We are pleased to welcome our new President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Gilfeather. Mr. Gilfeather brings nearly thirty-five years of banking experience to his new leadership position. He will also serve in the same positions with the bank’s holding company, and will be based at Orange County... Read More...
Orange County Trust Wishes Terry Saturno a Happy Retirement
03/19/2014
Terry Saturno, President and CEO, is planning to retire April 30 after 43 years with the bank.  We owe great thanks to Mrs. Saturno for her long service to Orange County Trust.  She is a well-respected leader of our team. We wish her well in the next phase of her life. Read More...
Orange County Trust Welcomes New Senior VP/CFO
10/15/2012
Orange County Trust Company is pleased to announce Gerard A. Perri has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Gerard will oversee all aspects of the Accounting Department and will head the Asset and Liability Management Committee.Throughout Gerard's 35-year financial career,... Read More...
Orange County Trust Acquires Local Investment Firm
11/20/2012
In completing the first acquisition in its history, the parent company of Orange County Trust Company began the short Thanksgiving work week with a new company under its wing - Hudson Valley Investment Advisors ("HVIA"). While the deal was only announced last month, Orange County Bancorp had been in... Read More...
Lou Heimbach Appointed Chairman of the Board
09/17/2012
Orange County Trust Company has named Louis Heimbach as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Heimbach succeeds John H. Morrison who served in that role since 1993. Said Mr. Morrison, "It has been an honor to serve as Chairman of the bank, an organization that has been family to me. I am pleased to know... Read More...
Tim McCausland Completes First Year of Stonier Graduate Banking Program
06/21/2012
Earlier this month, along with over 200 bank professionals from around the country and the world, Vice President Tim McCausland completed his first-year classroom sessions at the Stonier Graduate Banking Program. Held at theWharton School on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the three-year... Read More...
Orange County Trust Wins Award
SUNY Orange Foundation, a financial resource partner of Orange County Community College, recognized Orange CountyTrust with its Leadership in Business Award at their sixth annual Leadership Awards. Photo: 2011 award winners from L. to R.: Alan Seidman for the Orange County Partnership, Business... Read More...
Bank Donates House to Habitat
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Middletown will begin rehabilitating the aged Middletown building in spring, 2012. The new owner has already been chosen.Photo: Mary Ellen Rogulski, the Bank's SVP/Senior Lending Officer, giving home keys to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Middletown President,... Read More...
Stewart Airport Strike Force
Orange County Trust Company has launched an educational effort that emphasizes the value of a major airport in Orange County. The Stewart Airport Strike Force will build awareness of the economic impact of the airport while helping customers and colleagues to identify ways to use it as a resource. Read More...
Community Room Available
Orange County Trust has completed the second floor of the Chester Branch. It is now available to non-profit organizations for meetings, seminars and conferences. It is a bright, attractive space with a small kitchen and enclosed stairway access, separate from the Branch area. Call our Branch... Read More...
Remember Our Newest Branch in Fishkill
Orange County Trust Company's 9th branch opened last year and is serving Southern Dutchess well. Kathy Bauer, Branch Manager of the Fishkill Branch, invites you to visit her at Route 9 and Main Street in Fishkill. Read More...
Be aware of email scams
Along with eCards containing viruses, phishing, and spear phishing scams claiming to be from the IRS, Better Business Bureau, FedEx, the lottery, police agencies, and many others are showing up in the wild. These scams run year-round. Be aware that the criminal trend is not to target banks directly,... Read More...

Did You Know?

Orange County Trust Company and General Electric were established the same year, 120 years ago in 1892.