Richard Palermo Joins Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as VP, Mortgage Loan Originator

Richard PalermoNashua, New Hampshire (October 4, 2022) – Richard Palermo has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 419074). In this role, he helps individuals and families in Southern New Hampshire find the right financing solutions for their homes.

Richard has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 12 years focused on residential lending. He began his career as a Finance Manager for CIT Group. He later joined Wells Fargo, where he served in the role of Senior Credit Manager for two years before transitioning to the role of Home Mortgage Consultant.

Richard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of New Hampshire.

Active in the community, Richard is a member of the Greater Manchester/Nashua Board of Realtors and the Greater Merrimack-Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce. He also volunteers as a coach for several local youth sports.

Richard and his wife, Rachel, live in Southern New Hampshire. They have three children.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiary Bar Harbor Wealth Management. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.