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  • Monson Savings Bank Welcomes Anita Richard as Vice President, Residential Operations Officer

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    January 11, 2021
    Monson, MA – Monson Savings Bank recently announced the hire of Anita Richard as Vice President and Residential Operations Officer of the bank’s Residential and Consumer Lending department, NMLS ID 476942.
    “We are incredibly happy to welcome Anita Richard to our team here,” said Dan Moriarty, President of Monson Savings Bank. “Anita’s experience in residential lending, compliance and customer service have already proven to be a great asset to our customers and to our entire team. We look forward to her continued contributions which will surely benefit us all.”
    Anita Richard resides in Wilbraham with her son. In her role as Vice President, Residential Operations Officer, Richard is responsible for planning and organizing the residential and consumer lending operations, including streamlining loan processing, closing and servicing. She also manages the staff in the residential and consumers lending departments.
    Anita has over 31 years of experience within the banking industry, with 27 years focused in the mortgage lending area. She most recently served as the Home Lending Compliance Manager at Berkshire Bank and Savings Institute Bank and Trust where she was responsible for all residential lending regulatory compliance. Prior she was the Director of Mortgage Operations at Alden Credit Union, managing the daily operations of the residential lending area as well as compliance and loan servicing.
    “I am very excited to join Monson Savings Bank and work alongside their amazing residential lending team,” said Anita Richard, Vice President and Residential Operations Officer. “After 27 years in the mortgage business, I still really love what I do. I look forward to bringing that enthusiasm to work every day in order to help continue the service excellence that Monson Savings Bank is known for”.
    About Monson Savings Bank
    Incorporated as a mutually chartered community bank in 1872, Monson Savings Bank has the longest tenure of service and stability in its market. Civic leaders chartered the bank with the intent to give working men and women the opportunity to save, which – incredibly, they could not do prior to the bank’s inception.  Today, Monson Savings Bank retains its legacy of empowerment through savings, but has expanded to serve its customers with a variety of innovative financial services, including digital banking, online mortgage applications and business banking, and commercial lending. The bank has expanded on its promise of “where people save, businesses prosper, and communities benefit” by opening offices in Hampden, Wilbraham, Ware, and most recently East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The bank also opened a retail and business loan operations center in Wilbraham in 2020. Member FDIC, Member DIF, Equal Housing Lender
    Caitlin M. O'Connor, Vice President, Marketing Officer, Monson Savings Bank
    coconnor@monsonsavings.com, 413-725-4561