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James C. Donnelly Joins Rockland Trust's Investment Management Group

James C. DonnellyBoston, Mass. (August 12, 2019) – Rockland Trust announced that James C. (Jay) Donnelly, Jr., was appointed Vice President and Commercial Financial Consultant for its Investment Management Group (IMG). In his new role, Jay provides investment management and retirement plan services to the Bank’s Commercial Lending clients in the Greater Boston communities and will draw from his extensive network of attorneys, accountants, and insurance professionals to deliver wealth management solutions. 

Jay brings 25 years of financial services experience to Rockland Trust. Prior to joining the Bank’s Investment Management Group, he was an Investment Officer in Boston College’s Endowment Office. Previously he was an Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities and at FTN Equity Capital Markets. A Certified Public Accountant, Jay began his career at Arthur Andersen, after which he was appointed CFO for Koning Restaurants International and then became Owner/Operator of the Pacific Restaurant Group.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Jay to our team and introduce his expertise to our Greater Boston Commercial Banking clients,” said Jeffrey Smith, CFP®, CRPC, Rockland Trust IMG Senior Vice President. “He has extensive experience both as a small business owner and investment management officer at several firms, which aligns well in understanding and meeting our clients’ unique needs.”

Jay received an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. He resides in Newton.


About the Investment Management Group

Jay joings IMG, one of the Largest Independent Investment Advisers in Massachusetts. The team has more than 70 experienced professionals throughout nine investment offices located across Massachusetts and Rhode Island. IMG provides comprehensive wealth management services for individuals, businesses and organizations including Investment Management, Trust and Estate Planning, Insurance, and Financial and Retirement Planning. 


About Rockland Trust

Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: INDB) is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Named in 2018 to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list for the 10th consecutive year, Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services.  Rockland Trust serves businesses and individuals through approximately 100 retail branches, commercial and residential lending centers, and investment management offices in eastern Massachusetts, including Greater Boston, the South Shore, the Cape and Islands, as well as in Worcester County and Rhode Island. Rockland Trust also offers a full suite of mobile, online, and telephone banking services. Rockland Trust is an FDIC member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank “Where Each Relationship Matters®”, please visit