Board of Directors                       

  • Robert E. Van Vranken, Esq.
  • Chairman of the Board, Attorney
  • Christopher R. Dowd
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael S. Dunn
  • Chief Information Officer, VER
  • Beth A. Kayser, CPA
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Stephen J. Obermayer, CPA
  • Chief Financial Officer, BBL Construction Services, LLC
  • Timothy J. Provost
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board,Principal, Sneeringer Monahan Provost Redgrave Title Agency, Inc.
  • Richard P. Sleasman 
  • President and Managing Director, CBRE- Albany
  • Stephen E. Strader, MD
  • Physician

Directors Emeriti

J. Peter Hansen, DVM
Ronald G. Harrington
Leroy N. Hodsoll

Executive Officers

  • Christopher R. Dowd
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Timothy E. Blow
  • Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
  • Margaret K. de Koning
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer

Senior Vice Presidents

  • Ervin M. Murray
  • Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Operations Officer
  • Tammy L. Zaiko
  • Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Officer

Vice Presidents

  • Donna D. Avery
  • Vice President, Retail Banking
  • John B. Chandler
  • Vice President, Senior Trust and Wealth Management Officer
  • Timothy J. Collins
  • Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager
  • Leslie S. Dorsey
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Margaret G. Gavin
  • Vice President, Finance and Controller
  • Andrei Krasnokutski
  • Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager
  • Thomas B. Leach 
  • Vice President, Retail Lending Manager
  • Jenifer Marten
  • Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager
  • Deborah O’Connor
  • Vice President, Cash Management Advisor
  • Colleen A. Pickett
  • Vice President, Risk Management
  • Deborah A. Poulin 
  • Vice President, Senior Credit Officer
  • Alicia Riegert
  • Vice President, Information Systems
  • Jill Robbins
  • Vice President, Deposit Support Services
  • Susan M. Slovic 
  • Vice President, Marketing
  • Thomas M. White
  • Vice President and Investment Officer

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Standing: Christopher R. Dowd, President and Chief Executive Officer
Seated: Timothy E. Blow, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Margaret K. de Koning, Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer