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People’s United Bank

Holiday weekend is ‘transition weekend’ for People’s United, which will reopen as M&T Bank next Tuesday

New signs went up today at the People's United branch on West Second Street in Riverhead in preparation for People's transitioning to M&T Bank come this weekend.

M&T Bank to acquire People’s United Bank

People’s United Bank, which acquired Riverhead-based Suffolk County National Bank in 2017, will be acquired by M&T Bank in a deal valued at approximately $7.6 billion.

Peconic Bay Medical Center announces expansion into downtown Riverhead

The Riverhead hospital, which is part of the Northwell Health system is purchasing the 4.2-acre former Suffolk County National Bank site on West Second Street from People's United Bank. It will be using the 60,000 square feet of office space for medical and other offices.

People’s United to close 13 Long Island branches

The Bridgeport-based People's United Bank which acquired Suffolk County National Bank in a deal that took effect April 1, will close two East End branches: one on Ostrander Avenue in Riverhead and another in East Hampton. The rest of the closings are in western Suffolk and Nassau, People's NY market president (and former SCNB president) Howard Bluver said.

The last Riverhead-based bank is no more: People’s United acquires SCNB

Suffolk County National Bank had its last day of operations on Friday. People’s United Bank took over the Riverhead bank on Saturday, April 1 pursuant...
Suffolk County National Bank's headquarters on East Second Street in downtown Riverhead. (Photo: Peter Blasl)

Suffolk Bancorp sets shareholder vote on merger with People’s United Financial

A vote on the merger of Suffolk Bancorp with People's United Financial is set for 10 a.m. on Oct. 13 by shareholders of record as of Aug. 25.