The Boston Globe Names Rockland Trust a Top Place to Work for 2016

Rockland, Mass. – November 18, 2016 – Rockland Trust has been named one of the Top Places to Work in the ninth annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. This is the eighth consecutive year the Bank was named to the annual list. In addition, Rockland Trust was the top ranked financial institution in its category. 

“We are delighted and honored to be recognized by The Boston Globe as a top place to work,” said Christopher Oddleifson, President and CEO of Rockland Trust. “All we have accomplished this year is due to our employees’ hard work and dedication. This is a true tribute to the culture of inclusiveness, respect, and exemplary service this amazing group provides day in and day out to their colleagues, customers, and communities. I am so proud to be a part of this team.”

Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them best – their employees. The survey measures employee opinions about their company’s direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement. The employers are placed into one of four groups: small, with 50-99 employees; medium, with 100-249 workers; large, with 250 to 999; and largest, with 1,000 or more. Rockland Trust ranked #2 in the Largest Company category.

Rockland Trust offers employees and their families a balanced work-life experience through their award-winning RockFIT wellness program that focuses on financial, physical, and mental health. In addition, through their ROCKCORP program, the Company provides all employees with two paid volunteer days each year for community service to local organizations. Rockland Trust currently has 1,200 employees, more than 84 branches, 11 commercial lending offices, and 5 investment management centers throughout Eastern Massachusetts and in Rhode Island.

The rankings in the Top Places to Work are based on confidential survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention, from nearly 70,500 individuals at 366 Massachusetts organizations. The winners share a few key traits, including offering progressive benefits, giving their employees a voice, and encouraging them to have some fun while they’re at it.

About Rockland Trust

Independent Bank Corp. has approximately $7.8 billion in assets and is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services to businesses and individuals through retail branches, commercial lending offices, investment management offices, and residential lending centers located in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as well as through telephone banking, mobile banking, and the Internet. The Company is also an FDIC member and an Equal Housing Lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank “Where Each Relationship Matters®”, please visit