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Rockland Trust’s Worcester Commercial Lending Team Keeps Growing

Worcester, MA (May 27, 2020) - Rockland Trust’s Worcester Commercial Lending team announces the appointment of Eric W. Gaetz as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Eric is the second member to join the team in 2020. Earlier in March, the team appointed Peter J. Staiti as First Vice President, Commercial Lending Center Manager. Peter and Eric will work together on strengthening commercial relationships throughout Worcester County.


Eric W. Gaetz

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With over 20 years of experience in commercial banking, Eric has built strong relationships within the Worcester community, and  Eric will be responsible for nurturing these commercial relationships to support businesses in the Worcester area.

Prior to joining Rockland Trust, Eric was Vice President of Commercial Lending with TD Bank. He worked at TD Bank following the acquisition of Banknorth MA where he first served as a Senior Credit Analyst and then a Portfolio Manager. He started his retail banking career at Shawmut Bank/Fleet Bank as an Underwriter for the Commercial Banking team.

A graduate of Fitchburg State College, Eric has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In his spare time, Eric serves as the Treasurer for both the Fitchburg Street Hockey League and the Sean O’Connell Memorial Scholarship program.


Peter J. Staiti

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Peter brings over 16 years of commercial banking experience in Worcester County. In his new role, Peter will oversee Rockland Trust’s business development and commercial relationships in Greater Worcester. Peter previously worked for TD Bank. Starting as an Insurance Representative, Peter quickly moved up within the company, working as a Vice President and Senior Commercial Relationship Manager.

A graduate of Worcester State University, Peter has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He maintains close ties with alumni, as a member of the board for Worcester State University’s Foundation. Peter is also a member of the board of Trustees for Barton Center for Diabetes Education. In the past, he served as a board member and former President of the Worcester Young Bussinessmen’s Association.


Emily McDonald
Rockland Trust