For Immediate Release

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Peter Roveto
Brookline Bank
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Veteran Middle Market Banker Joins Brookline Bank
Joseph T. O’Leary Jr. Named Senior Vice President in Commercial Banking

BOSTON, MA, April 28, 2021 – Brookline Bank announced today that Joseph T. O’Leary Jr. has joined Brookline Bank as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Team Leader. Mr. O’Leary will lead a growing team of Brookline Bank’s commercial bankers, sharing his experience in Middle Market, Asset Based, Lower Large Corporate, and specialty banking areas. He will support the bank’s commercial banking strategies by focusing his team on developing strong, long-term relationships.  

 “I am delighted to be part of a great team of commercial bankers at Brookline Bank, and it is a pleasure to be joining and working with many colleagues whom I’ve worked with previously in my career.,” said Joseph T. O’Leary Jr. “Brookline Bank has a true customer-centric culture, and I am looking forward to building the commercial team and making a meaningful contribution to the Bank by executing on management’s vision for client satisfaction, growth and overall profitability.”

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Joe to our Commercial Banking team” said David L’Heureux, EVP of Commercial Banking. “Joe’s depth of experience with middle market companies expands our capabilities significantly with this important growth area for Brookline Bank. He brings strong relationships and decades of familiarity with the region that will benefit our existing clients as well as the entire commercial team.”

O’Leary has just shy of 40 years experience in banking and extensive knowledge of middle market businesses in the region. Previously, O’Leary held senior banking executive roles at several leading banks in the Greater Boston area.

Headshot of Joe O'LearyJoseph T. O’Leary Jr., Senior Vice President

Contact Information:
781 697-3510 ● joleary@brkl.com

O’Leary holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University. He is the past president and the former CEO of the 495 Metrowest Partnership, a public/private organization dedicated to economic growth in the Metrowest. In addition, he is the former president and past member of the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce and a former Executive Committee Member for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. O’Leary resides in North Grafton, MA.

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About Brookline Bank

Brookline Bank is a subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL), and is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts. A full-service financial institution, Brookline Bank provides individuals and businesses with deposit and lending services, residential mortgages and home equity lending, commercial and CRE banking, cash management, merchant services, and access to investment services. Brookline Bank operates 30 offices in Greater Boston and the North Shore. For more information go to brooklinebank.com. Brookline Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.

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