Patrick Murphy Joins Rockland Trust’s Commercial Lending Team

ROCKLAND, Mass (May 8, 2013) - Rockland Trust today announced Patrick Murphy has joined the bank as Vice President in the Commercial Lending division. Serving the Greater Boston and Braintree areas, Murphy brings more than seven years of commercial lending and relationship management experience to Rockland Trust.

"We are pleased to welcome Patrick to the Commercial Lending team at Rockland Trust," said John McGregor, First Vice President of Commercial Lending. "Patrick has a wealth of experience in relationship management, and we are confident he will help maintain and grow our presence throughout Greater Boston."

As Vice President at Rockland Trust, Murphy is responsible for developing commercial lending opportunities, while supporting prospective and current clients in accomplishing their business goals. Prior to joining Rockland Trust, Murphy was a Middle Market Lender at Middlesex Savings Bank. Previously, he was a Vice President at Citibank, acting as a relationship manager, structuring and underwriting financial facilities, and growing the bank's New England portfolio.

"I am excited to join such an experienced, dedicated team at Rockland Trust," said Murphy. "I have worked in the Greater Boston area for years, and look forward to helping Rockland Trust continue to build relationships with this community and grow its commercial lending business in the city."

In addition to his work at Rockland Trust, Murphy is a Board Member of Junior Achievement, a nonprofit organization that works with local businesses to deliver real-world education for students in kindergarten through high school. He is a graduate of Northeastern University and earned an MBA from the University of Rochester. Murphy lives in Mendon, Mass. with his wife and son.

About Rockland Trust

With $5.7 billion in assets, Rockland Trust is a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts which provides a wide range of consumer, business, investment, and insurance products and services. Named a Boston Globe "Best Place to Work" for four consecutive years and one of America's "Best Banks" by Forbes for three consecutive years, Rockland Trust's network consists of nearly 80 retail branches, 10 commercial lending offices, four investment management, and three residential lending centers throughout Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank "Where Each Relationship Matters®", please visit www.RocklandTrust.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.