Rockville Bank Earns Highest 5-Star Rating

Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:30pm EDT

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28th Consecutive Quarter of 5-Star Superior Rating for Bank

Responsive, Responsible, Respected

ROCKVILLE, Conn., June 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rockville Bank is proud to be recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank for First Quarter 2012 by the nation's leading bank rating and research firm, BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc. A 5-Star rating indicates that Rockville Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation. Among other factors, to earn this rating Rockville Bank must not only report impressive capital levels, but enviable loan portfolios as well. In fact, Rockville Bank has earned a recommended rating (5-Stars) for the last 28 consecutive quarters.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BAUERFINANCIAL, would like to congratulate the entire team at Rockville Bank. "Under the leadership of Mr. William H.W. Crawford, IV, President & Chief Executive Officer, Rockville Bank is one of the U.S. banks that evoke an image of a brighter banking future for our communities. It's encouraging to know that there are still community banks, like Rockville Bank, that have mastered the three R's of banking. Rockville Bank is 1) Responsive to its customers' needs, 2) Responsible in its underwriting and investments, and 3) Respected by the nation's premier bank rating and research firm as well as its customers."

Rockville Bank was established in 1858 and has been effectively meeting the needs of its local communities for 154 years. It operates through 21 conveniently located offices in Hartford, New London and Tolland counties, along with a New Haven County Commercial Banking Office in Hamden, Conn., and can be found on line at

The Rockville Bank logo is available at

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting

CONTACT: Karen L. Dorway, President
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