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Brookline Bancorp Inc (BRKL.OQ)

BRKL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Slotnik

80 2011 Chairman, Independent Director

Paul Perrault

65 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Carl Carlson

53 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Darryl Fess

55 2016 President and Chief Executive Officer of Brookline Bank

James McCarthy

56 2016 President and Chief Executive Officer of First Ipswich Bank

Mark Meiklejohn

53 2012 President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank Rhode Island

James Cosman

66 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Sandra Jenkins

55 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer

Michael McCurdy

48 2011 Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

M. Robert Rose

65 2010 Chief Credit Officer

John Pereira

60 2015 Director

David Chapin

80 1989 Independent Director

John Doyle

83 2006 Independent Director

Margaret Fitzgerald

61 2013 Independent Director

John Hackett

76 2007 Independent Director

John Hall

77 1983 Independent Director

Thomas Hollister

62 2009 Independent Director

Bogdan Nowak

53 2012 Independent Director

Charles Peck

76 2010 Independent Director

Merrill Sherman

68 2012 Independent Director

Rosamond Vaule

79 1989 Independent Director

Peter Wilde

77 1993 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Slotnik

Mr. Joseph J. Slotnik is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as the managing partner of the Boston office of L.F. Rothschild, later known as L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin, a brokerage and investment firm, until his retirement in 1988. Mr. Slotnik previously served as the Company's Lead Director and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company in April 2011. As a member of the Board of Directors, Mr. Slotnik serves as a member of the Executive and Risk Committees and as Chair of the Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Mr. Slotnik provides valuable insight concerning the Company's activities based on his long-time service as an independent director of the Company and his prior experience as the managing partner of a brokerage and investment firm.

Paul Perrault

Mr. Paul A. Perrault is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brookline Bank in March 2009 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2009. In 2011, Mr. Perrault became President of the Company and of Brookline Bank. Mr. Perrault also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of First Ipswich Bank and Bank Rhode Island. During January 2009, Mr. Perrault was the Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Bancorp, Inc. From 1990 through 2007, Mr. Perrault was President and Chief Executive Officer of Chittenden Corporation and, additionally, from 1998 through 2007, he served as Chairman of Chittenden Corporation. Mr. Perrault is the Treasurer and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, and a member of the Board of Directors of P.C. Construction, Inc., a large contracting company headquartered in South Burlington, Vermont.

Carl Carlson

Mr. Carl M. Carlson is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He served as a Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Webster Financial Corporation and as Senior Vice President and Director of Finance from 2007 to 2011. From 1986 until 2007, Mr. Carlson was employed by North Fork Bancorporation in a series of positions, including Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development. Mr. Carlson earned a Master's in Business Administration from Dowling College and a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Clarkson University.

Darryl Fess

Mr. Darryl J. Fess is President and Chief Executive Officer of Brookline Bank of the Company. He joined Brookline Bank in May 2010 as its Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lending and was promoted to Senior Vice President Division Executive, in September 2011 and Executive Vice President in December 2015. From 1998 until 2010 Mr. Fess was employed by Wainwright Bank & Trust Company in a series of positions advancing to Senior Vice President in Commercial Real Estate Lending. During his time at Wainwright, Mr. Fess served as a member of the management committee responsible for strategic planning, new business development, and sales process improvements. Mr. Fess holds a Masters of Business Administration from Providence College in Providence, RI, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston University. Mr. Fess is also a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Mr. Fess serves on the Board of Directors for Supportive Living Inc., a nonprofit based in Woburn dedicated to supporting survivors of brain injuries.

James McCarthy

Mr. James J. McCarthy is President and Chief Executive Officer of First Ipswich Bank of the Company. He served on the Board of Directors of First Ipswich Bank. From July 2011 until September 2016, Mr. McCarthy was a real estate developer/investor. Prior to that, from 2003 until 2011 he was Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President at Danversbank and its parent company, Danvers Bancorp, Inc., responsible for the oversight of the Finance, Retail, Audit, Risk Management, and Operations areas of the organization. Mr. McCarthy was President & Chief Executive Officer of Revere Federal Savings Bank from 1989 to 2001 until the merger of Revere Federal with Danversbank. Mr. McCarthy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

Mark Meiklejohn

Mr. Mark J. Meiklejohn is President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank Rhode Island of the Company. He joined Bank Rhode Island in January 2006 as the Director of Commercial Banking. In 2008, he became the Chief Lending Officer, responsible for all lending activities as well as cash management, business development and Macrolease, the bank's leasing subsidiary. Prior to joining Bank Rhode Island, Mr. Meiklejohn was a Senior Vice President in middle market lending with Citizens Bank. He began his career at Fleet Bank in 1985. Mr. Meiklejohn earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut.

James Cosman

Mr. James M. Cosman is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in 2009 and is responsible for the Company's operations and information technology departments, as well as cash management and underwriting for small business and consumer loans. From 2000 to 2009, Mr. Cosman was a senior executive in bank underwriting and operations at Sovereign Bank, where he managed the Lending and Operations divisions. Mr. Cosman earned a Masters in Business Administration from Western New England College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University.

Sandra Jenkins

Ms. Sandra L. Jenkins is Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. She joined the Company in September 2012 as its Vice President, Employment Manager and became the Company's Chief Human Resources Officer on July 1, 2015. From 2008 to 2012, she served as Director of Human Resources for People's United Bank with responsibility for the New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont markets. Prior to that, from 2000 through 2008, she served as Vice President of Human Resources at Ocean Bank with operations in Maine and New Hampshire, a subsidiary of Chittenden Corporation, which was acquired by People's United Bank in 2008. Ms. Jenkins obtained an Associate degree in Accounting from McIntosh College. Ms. Jenkins is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Michael McCurdy

Mr. Michael W. McCurdy is Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. From 2007 until 2011, Mr. McCurdy served as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Danvers Bancorp, Inc., overseeing the Company's legal and retail areas. Mr. McCurdy was President and Chief Executive Officer of BankMalden from 2001 to 2007. Mr. McCurdy currently serves as President and as a Director at Triangle, Inc. Mr. McCurdy is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Suffolk Law School and currently teaches Banking Law. Mr. McCurdy earned his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

M. Robert Rose

Mr. M. Robert Rose is Chief Credit Officer of the Company. He was the Chief Credit Risk Management Officer of Sovereign Bank, and from 2004 to 2009 served as the Chief Risk Officer of Sovereign Bank . Prior to his tenure at Sovereign Bank, Mr. Rose held senior credit and risk management positions at Bank of Boston/Fleet Bank and BayBanks, Inc. Mr. Rose serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Risk Management Association and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Risk Management Association. Mr. Rose earned his bachelor's degree and master's in business administration degrees from Babson College and obtained a certification in risk management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

John Pereira

Mr. John M. Pereira is Director of the Company. He is President of Combined Properties, Inc., a real estate investment and development firm located in Malden, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Combined Properties, Mr. Pereira was a partner with the law firm of Sherin and Lodgen in Boston. Mr. Pereira is active in the community, serving as a director for Triangle, Inc., and as member of the development committee for Mystic Valley Elder Services. He is a registered real estate broker and is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He is also a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, National Association of Office and Industrial Properties, Real Estate Finance Association, Chelsea Boys and Girls Club Breakfast Club, and the Chelsea, Malden, Medford, and North Shore Chambers of Commerce. Mr. Pereira earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Boston College Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

David Chapin

Mr. David C. Chapin is Independent Director of the Company. He is a Principal of Chapin Properties Team Ltd., a real estate investment and property appraisal and management company, and has served in that capacity since August 2004. From 1998 to August 2004, Mr. Chapin was a Principal of T. H. Niles Real Estate Group, Inc., a real estate investment and property appraisal and management company. Mr. Chapin is an active member of the community, serving as a director of Wellesley Senior Living, Inc. and Thrive Wellesley.

John Doyle

Mr. John J. Doyle, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Randolph Savings Bank, a mutual savings bank, from 2009 until 2013. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Doyle served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Cooperative Bank. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Doyle served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of North Abington Cooperative Bank. Earlier in his career, from 1969 until 1991, Mr. Doyle was a partner at KPMG LLP.

Margaret Fitzgerald

Ms. Margaret Boles Fitzgerald is Independent Director of the Company. She currently serves as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program and she chairs the Board of The Henry Luce Foundation, a position she has held since 2010. Previously, Ms. Fitzgerald served as Director of Alumni Communications and Stewardship at Emmanuel College from 2009 through 2010, and prior to that she served as Executive Vice President and Director of Community Relations at Hill, Holiday advertising in Boston. Additionally, Ms. Fitzgerald works with local non-profit organizations including The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Salvation Army of Massachusetts Bay, and the Roy T. Morgan Foundation, Rhode Island. Ms. Fitzgerald serves on the Company's Audit and Risk Committees. Ms. Fitzgerald is a graduate of Bucknell University.

John Hackett

Mr. John A. Hackett, Sr. is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as the Controller of J.J. Ruddy Insurance Agency, Inc., a position that he has held since 2005. Previously, Mr. Hackett served as the President of J. J. Ruddy Insurance Agency, Inc. for over 40 years, and retired as the President in 2005. Mr. Hackett served as a director of Mystic Financial, Inc. and its subsidiary bank, Medford Co-operative Bank, for 23 years before it was acquired by the Company in 2005. As a director of Medford Co-operative Bank, Mr. Hackett served as the chair of the Loan, Investment, Compensation and Nominating Committees.

John Hall

Mr. John L. Hall II is Independent Director of the Company. He is President of Hall Properties, Inc., a real estate investment, management and development company, and has served in that capacity since 1989. Additionally, Mr. Hall is an owner and director of HallKeen Management, a real estate management and investment company located in Massachusetts.

Thomas Hollister

Mr. Thomas J. Hollister is Independent Director of the Company. He retired from Global Partners, LP, a Fortune 500 company and an independent wholesale distributor of gasoline, diesel fuel, bio-fuel, heating oil and other refined petroleum products in the Northeast, on June 30, 2013. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Hollister served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 2006 to January 2007, when he was named Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Hollister was Vice Chairman of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Mr. Hollister is the former Chair of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and currently serves on the Chamber's Executive Committee. Mr. Hollister also serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Wheaton College, Chair of the Trustees of Tufts Medical Center and has been involved in several not-for-profit organizations.

Bogdan Nowak

Mr. Bogdan Nowak is Independent Director of the Company. He is the founder and President of Rhode Island Novelty, Inc., established in 1986. Headquartered in Fall River, Massachusetts, Rhode Island Novelty, Inc. is the nation's leading importer and wholesale distributor of novelty toys. Mr. Nowak serves on the Company's Audit and Risk Committees.

Charles Peck

Mr. Charles H. Peck is Independent Director of the Company. He served as the Senior Loan Officer of Brookline Bank from 1970 and the President of Brookline Bank from April 2000 until his retirement in December 2010. Mr. Peck serves on the Company's Credit Committee. As the former President and Senior Loan Officer of Brookline Bank for many years, Mr. Peck provides the Board of Directors with considerable knowledge about the Company's activities and guidance with respect to the commercial markets in which the Company operates.

Merrill Sherman

Ms. Merrill W. Sherman is Independent Director of the Company. Following the Company's acquisition of Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc., where she had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of both Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. and its subsidiary, Bank Rhode Island, since its formation in 1996. Previously, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. and Bank Rhode Island from 1996 until 2012. Previously, Ms. Sherman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of two other New England community banks. Ms. Sherman is very active in the Rhode Island community; she Chairs the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (a quasi-public agency that is the State's "green bank" and water finance agency), and serves as a director for the Providence Foundation, Crossroads RI, the Preservation Society of Newport County, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Johnson and Wales University, and the Rhode Island Health and Education Building Corporation (a quasi-public agency).

Rosamond Vaule

Ms. Rosamond B. Vaule is Independent Director of the Company. She is active in volunteer work for numerous educational and charitable organizations located in the Boston area, including, the Old South Meeting House (Board of Directors), Boston Conservatory (Overseer), Massachusetts Audubon Society (Board of Directors), Fuller Craft Museum (Overseer), WBGH (Overseers Advisory Board), and the Brookline Arts Center (Community Advisor). As a member of the Company's Board of Directors, Ms. Vaule serves on the Company's Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees. Ms. Vaule's extensive work in the community and with charitable organizations provides the Board of Directors with perspective on developments in the principal community in which the Company conducts its business and maintains community relations.

Peter Wilde

Mr. Peter O. Wilde, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He was President of Tuftane Extrusion Technologies, Inc., a manufacturing company, from 1998 to 2009. In 1997, Mr. Wilde was a Managing Director of Beckwith Bemis Incorporated, a coatings and finishing company. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Wilde served as Vice President of Finance and Administration at Ran Demo, Inc., a materials technology company. Mr. Wilde serves as Chairman of the Company's Risk Committee and serves on the Company's Credit and Executive Committees.