Lee Bank Announces Staff Promotions

Lee, Mass. – April 3, 2019 – Lee Bank recently announced the promotion of two key customer facing employees within the company to support its continued growth in 2019.

Gina Basiliere

Gina Basiliere has been named to the position of branch supervisor of the bank’s North Street, Pittsfield office, and Haley Burke has been named to the position of mortgage originator in its main office on Park Street in Lee.

Basiliere has been employed at Lee Bank for a total of more than 20 years and has worked in both the loan department and the branch network. As branch supervisor, she will oversee the sales and service efforts of the branch team. A graduate of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Basiliere is active in the Pittsfield community where she participates in a number of initiatives, including the Link to Libraries program at Silvio O. Conte Community School.

Haley Burke

Burke joined Lee Bank 7 years ago and has been an integral part of the deposit and loan operations area while also working towards becoming a mortgage originator for two years. With a total of 10 years banking experience Haley’s borrower and local realtor relationships have prepared her for her new role.   Burke is a member of the bank’s Millennial Advisory Panel.

“I am pleased to announce these well-deserved promotions” said President Chuck Leach. “Lee Bank is very fortunate to have an extremely valuable culture of loyal, dedicated employees who are not only outstanding contributors in the workplace, focused on continued excellence in serving our customers, but also to our Berkshire community.  We are extremely proud of our ability to develop internal employees and promote them when openings occur.”

About Lee Bank

Established in 1852, Lee Bank is a leading community focused bank in Berkshire County. As one of the few remaining local and independent full-service banks in the area, Lee Bank provides premier financial services to businesses and individuals in Berkshire County and upholds a superior level of simple, direct and exemplary personal customer service. Lee Bank has branch offices in Lee, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, Pittsfield, and Lenox and a mortgage loan office in West Springfield.

Lee Bank was named “Best Employer in the Berkshires” by the Berkshire Eagle Reader’s Choice awards in both 2017 and 2018. For more information, see www.leebank.com