UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 30, 2021



NBT BANCORP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 Delaware
000-14703
 16-1268674
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

52 South Broad Street
Norwich, New York 13815
(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (607) 337-2265

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
NBTB
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Item 8.01.
Other Events

On August 30, 2021, NBT Bancorp Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Ruth H. Mahoney as Executive Vice President and President of Wealth Management. She will serve on the Company’s Executive Management Team. A copy of the press release announcing Mahoney’s appointment is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated herein by reference.
 
Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)
Exhibits.

Exhibit
Number
 
Description
 
Press release of NBT Bancorp Inc. dated August 30, 2021
104
 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
NBT BANCORP INC.
     
Date: August 30, 2021
By:
/s/ John H. Watt, Jr.
   
John H. Watt, Jr.
   
President and Chief Executive Officer




Exhibit 99.1

Contact:
Florence Doller
SVP & Director of Corporate Communications
607.337.6118

NBT BANCORP INC. APPOINTS RUTH MAHONEY
PRESIDENT OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT

NORWICH, NY (August 30, 2021) NBT Bancorp Inc. (NBT) (NASDAQ: NBTB) President and CEO John H. Watt, Jr. announced that NBT has appointed Ruth H. Mahoney Executive Vice President and President of Wealth Management.

Mahoney will join NBT’s Executive Management Team. She has more than 30 years of experience in financial services, including wealth management, private banking, retail banking and regional leadership. Mahoney comes to NBT from KeyBank where she served most recently as Capital Region Market President.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ruth Mahoney to NBT as leader of our Wealth Management business,” said Watt. “Her diverse and extensive experience in banking and her skill at building partnerships across business lines to provide clients with the most comprehensive suite of financial services position her well to lead our team of wealth management professionals.” NBT Wealth Management is a division of NBT Bank and a provider of investment services and consulting to individuals and businesses and organizations of all sizes.

A graduate of Marist College with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing, Mahoney lends her leadership abilities to many organizations. She serves as Co-Chair of the Regional Economic Development Council, as Chair for the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce and as a Board Member for Albany Medical Center and the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System. Mahoney has earned many recognitions and was included on the Albany Business Review’s Power 50 List published in July 2021. She also received the Women Who Mean Business Award from the Albany Business Review, the Executive of the Year Award from the Capital Region Business Review, the Women of Distinction Award from the United Way of Westchester and Putnam, and the Most Powerful Women in Banking Team Award from American Banker.

About NBT Bancorp Inc.
NBT Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Norwich, NY, with total assets of $11.6 billion at June 30, 2021. The Company primarily operates through NBT Bank, N.A., a full-service community bank, and through two financial services companies. NBT Bank, N.A. has 140 banking locations in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut. EPIC Retirement Plan Services, based in Rochester, NY, is a full-service retirement plan administration and recordkeeping firm. NBT Insurance Agency, LLC, based in Norwich, NY, is a full-service insurance agency. More information about NBT and its divisions is available online at: www.nbtbancorp.com, www.nbtbank.com, www.epicrps.com and www.nbtinsurance.com.