GCB started in Franklin County in 1905, and NCB has been of service since 1889 in Hampshire County.
To us, providing financial services to our customers and serving our community go hand-in-hand. Both contribute to the success of local families, businesses, and neighborhoods.
Our board members are local business leaders. Our lending decisions are made locally. Our feet are firmly planted in Western Massachusetts, and our sights are set on the thriving of everyone we serve.
We’ve created simple but powerful banking tools for local people and businesses, and provide competitive lending rates and products to help our customers realize their dreams.
When you visit one of our branches, you’ll find our staff to be approachable, professional, and friendly. Our bankers are happy to have real, in-depth conversations with you about your financial goals, and we do everything we can to help you achieve them.
We are a state chartered mutual bank, with deposits insured in full up to $250,000.00 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and amounts above $250,000.00 by the Depositors Insurance Fund (“DIF”) for Massachusetts, we are regulated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.