Berkshire Bank Welcomes Michelle Samuel to the Private Banking Team in Boston

Michelle_Samuel_WebBerkshire Bank, a leading, socially responsible community bank with financial centers in New England and New York, welcomes Michelle Samuel, as senior vice president (SVP) to the Private Banking team. Ms. Samuel joins Berkshire’s growing Private Banking team as a seasoned private banker serving the Boston market.

“We are very excited and pleased to welcome Michelle to our team”, said Managing Director of Private Banking, Elizabeth Mineo. “The role supports our continued commitment to providing exceptional service, advice, customized lending, and liquidity management solutions delivered by experienced bankers embedded in the communities we serve.”

At Berkshire, Ms. Samuel will be responsible for new business development in the Boston market by supporting private banking clients with a full suite of financial solutions tailored to help them reach their individual goals.

Ms. Samuel brings almost twenty years of experience in the financial services industry within the Boston area. She has worked with professional service firms, privately held businesses, and high-net-worth individuals and businesses. Most recently, she spent two years at First Republic Bank and sixteen years at Boston Private Bank. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Northeastern University and is an MBA candidate at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. She resides in Brockton, MA, with her two children.

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About Berkshire Bank    

Berkshire Bank, founded in 1846, is becoming a high-performing, leading, socially responsible community bank. It empowers the financial potential of its stakeholders by making banking available where, when and how it’s needed through an uncompromising focus on exceptional customer service, digital banking, and positive community impact. Providing a wide range of financial solutions through its consumer banking, commercial banking and wealth management divisions, the bank has approximately $12.1 billion in assets and a community-based footprint of 100 financial centers in Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Headquartered in Boston, Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank. Named one of America’s Most Trusted Companies by Newsweek and America’s Best Midsize Employers by Forbes, Berkshire is also listed in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.