OLYMPIA, Wash., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Bank, a subsidiary of Heritage Financial Corporation ("Company") (Nasdaq: HFWA), announced the completion of the acquisition of the Kent branch of Boston Private Bank & Trust, formerly Charter Private Bank. The branch, located at 6703 S. 234th Street, Kent, WA, will open Monday June 13, 2011 as Heritage Bank. The Kent branch will become Heritage Bank's twenty-seventh location.
"We are delighted to be able to open our fourth branch in King County so we can better serve our customers in that region. In addition to retaining the entire team at the Kent location, we plan to relocate some of our lending staff to that office so they can be closer to our Kent customers," said Jeff Deuel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "The Kent Branch will be a full service facility offering a variety of business and personal banking products including checking and savings accounts; commercial and residential loans; as well as merchant services and remote deposit. All products and services are designed with our customers and their financial goals in mind. The Heritage Bank team looks forward to joining the Kent community and participating in the community through a combination of contributions and staff volunteer efforts. We understand the importance of giving back to the communities we serve."
About Heritage FinancialHeritage Financial Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Olympia, Washington. The Company operates two community banks, Heritage Bank and Central Valley Bank. With the addition of the Kent branch, Heritage Bank now serves western Washington and the greater Portland, Oregon area through its twenty-seven full-service banking offices and its Online Banking Website www.HeritageBankWA.com. Central Valley Bank serves Yakima and Kittitas counties in central Washington through its six full-service banking offices and its Online Banking Website www.CVBankWA.com. Additional information about Heritage Financial Corporation is available on its Internet Website www.HF-WA.com. SOURCE Heritage Bank