NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Barb Curto, VP, Marketing Manager Phone: (860) 448-4118 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Chelsea Groton Bank Awarded on the Forbes Best-In-State Banks 2022 List GROTON, Conn. – Chelsea Groton Bank has been ranked the #1 bank in Connecticut on the Forbes list of Best-In-State Banks 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can currently be viewed on the Forbes website. Forbes and Statista identified Best-In-State Banks 2022 based on an independent survey of approximately 26,000 US consumers who were asked to rate banks at which they have or previously have had checking accounts. Participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction; they also assessed banks in the following areas: Trust, Terms & Conditions, Branch Services, Digital Services, Customer Service, and Financial Advice. Based on the results of the study, Chelsea Groton Bank is ecstatic to be recognized on the Forbes list of Best-In-State Banks 2022, ranking #1 in Connecticut. “At Chelsea Groton, we’ve always prided ourselves on our relationships with our customers and community. We put significant resources into hiring talented and passionate individuals, and providing training and learning opportunities at all levels of the organization in order to provide our customers with the best possible experience, whether they choose to bank online or in person,” expressed Michael Rauh, President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank. “I’m incredibly proud of the Chelsea Groton team for achieving this #1 in state ranking. This honor is a direct reflection of the efforts they make each day to offer the best products, services and technology available, and to build a strong banking relationship with each of our customers.” About Chelsea Groton Bank Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1.5 billion in assets. Chelsea Groton Bank’s products and services include consumer banking, business banking, mortgage and business lending, cash management, financial planning and financial education programming. With 14 branch locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County, Chelsea Groton Bank also provides online and mobile banking, 24-hour telephone banking, video banking, and nationwide ATM banking for individuals, families and businesses. To learn more, please visit https://www.chelseagroton.com/ Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS Institution ID 402928. ### Barb Curto VP, Marketing Manager Chelsea Groton Bank 904 Poquonnock Road Groton, CT 06340 (860) 448-4118 email@example.com Learn how Chelsea Groton supported our community in 2021 by watching our Annual Report video.