FARMINGTON:- Farmington Bank and UConn Athletics have signed an exlcusive marketing agreement. Farmington Bank, has assets of $3.0 billion, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. [NASDAQ:FBNK].
Farmington Bank ATMs will be available at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, home of UConn Huskies Football. Consumers can get in the game with a “personalized UConn Huskies Football debit card” available at the bank’s branches. Previously Webster Bank had the UConn Football marketing agreement and debit card.
The announcement comes as UConn prepares to kick off their football season this week against Holy Cross, with returning Coach Randy Edsall.
“We are excited about partnering with UConn Athletics and the beginning of a new era for its football team with the return of Coach Edsall,” said John J. Patrick, Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Farmington Bank. “We’re proud to extend our support to UConn Athletics and also bring ATM services and a personalized UConn Huskies Football debit card to the students, alumni, faculty, and fans.”
Farmington Bank is a full-service community bank is much smaller than Webster, with only 24 branch locations throughout central Connecticut and western Massachusetts, with one additional branch scheduled to open in Manchester, Connecticut.