Robert Peritz Joins United Bank
United Bank today announced that Robert (Bob) Peritz of Palmer, Massachusetts has joined the Bank as Vice President and Mortgage Sales Manager for the Western Massachusetts market.
Peritz, who has over two decades of experience in the mortgage industry, came to United Bank after spending 15 years with Citizens Bank in Springfield, Massachusetts, most recently holding the title of Senior Loan Officer, Sales Manager. Prior to Citizens Bank, Peritz was with Novelle Financial Services and IMC Mortgage.
Peritz is a graduate of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance. In addition to his professional background in mortgage banking in the Western Mass market, Peritz also brings with him strong personal and community ties to this region of the state.
“Over the past few years, we’ve tripled the size of our mortgage team, achieved record origination volume for residential mortgage loans and expanded our market territory in Massachusetts and Connecticut,” said William H.W. Crawford, IV., Chief Executive Officer of United Bank and United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (“UBNK”). “Our history in Western Mass goes all the way back to 1882 and that same commitment to exceptional customer service and community support continues to grow stronger today because of our success in recruiting bankers like Bob Peritz to help lead our mortgage banking team in this market.”
Peritz is based at United’s regional office at 95 Elm Street in West Springfield, Massachusetts.