First County Bank Announces New Executive Leadership Team

Robert J. Granata named Chairman & CEO

STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT, August 6, 2019 – First County Bank’s Board of Directors announced the promotion of Robert J. Granata, to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Willard M. Miley, to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). on which was made public with the announced retirement of Reyno A. Giallongo Jr. as Chairman and CEO.

“We send our heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Giallongo as he embarks on new adventures, while also looking back with gratitude for his dedication and service to the customers and employees of First County Bank, as well as the greater Fairfield County community,” said Mr. Granata.

Mr. Granata joined First County Bank in 2007, serving as President and  Chief Operating Officer of First County Banksince 2014. He was recently named to the Bank’s Board of Directors.

“I am excited to lead this organization, continuing the goal of being an independent mutual bank committed to helping individuals and businesses meet their financial goals within the markets we serve,” said Mr. Granata.

Mr. Granata is very active in the community in many capacities including serving on the Board of Directors of the Fairfield County Hospice House, the Ferguson Library, the Mill River Park Collaborative, the Business Council of Fairfield County, and Stamford’s Downtown Special Services District. He also serves on the Leadership Council of Fairfield County Childcare Learning Centers.

Mr. Miley started his First County Bank career in 2002 and was most recently promoted to Executive Vice President, Retail Banking Division. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) and the Housing Development Fund, Inc, (HDF).

Mr. Miley earned his bachelor’s degree in business from The University of Bridgeport and graduated from the National School of Banking at Fairfield University and the Connecticut School of Finance and Management.

About First County Bank
First County Bank, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut for more than 165 years, is an independent mutual community bank with 16 branches in Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Fairfield, New Canaan and Westport offering deposit products, mortgages, wealth management, business banking services, and a full array of digital banking products including mobile and online banking. First County Bank has more than 220 employees, assets in excess of $1.7 billion and is a 2016-2018 Women’s Choice Award winner. For additional information, please visit firstcountybank.com.