Cheryl Bowers, President & CEO shares Rondout Savings Bank’s Experience with the Reopening of the Paycheck Protection Program

January 19, 2021

Cheryl Bowers joins Liz Claman on Fox Business News about how we are working with Pursuit to get our local shops and community thriving again.

Rondout Savings Bank Welcomes New Residential Loan Originator Matthew Treglia

November 23, 2020

Matthew was born and raised in the Hudson Valley, growing up in New Paltz he gained a passion for working with and supporting local  businesses in the community. Rondout Savings Bank being a local community bank shares those same values and he is proud to be a member of this team.

Throughout Matthew’s journey in banking he has held roles in customer service, management and financial advising. He has always prided himself on listening to customers’ needs and delivering a solution that helps them achieve their goals.
Whether it be making home improvements, refinancing your current mortgage, purchasing an investment property, or building your dream home; Rondout Savings Bank offers the right solution to meet your needs.

Matthew graduated from The College at Brockport, State University of New York in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. He is thrilled to be part of the Rondout Savings Bank team and looks forward to helping you accomplish your homeownership aspirations.

Matthew Treglia, Residential Loan Originator
NMLS #491496
300 Broadway Kingston, NY 12401

Jennifer Fabiano giving the Gift Cards to the winner of our Summer Gift Card Extravaganza contest.

Gift Card Extravaganza Winner!

August 29, 2020

During the month of August we had our Summer Gift Card Extravaganza! Anybody could enter to win 11 $50 gift cards to popular restaurants! Our winner was Lori LeBeouf! She was very excited to enjoy all the local eateries in both Ulster and Dutchess Counties.

Banking Choice Awards

Rondout Savings Bank Wins Banking Choice Award

September 22, 2020

Rondout Savings Bank has won the prestigious Banking Choice Award for the Hudson Valley region in the Community Commitment category! We are dedicated to supporting and enriching our communities. We contribute thousands of dollars each year to local non profit organizations through our “Dividends to the Community” program. Through this program, the bank commits 10% of our annual earnings each year back to the communities we serve. We are proud to support our communities to help them remain great places to work, live and raise a family. We are very honored to win this award and will continue our commitment to supporting our communities.

Cheryl Bowers presenting the Dare to Soar award to Jodi urbanCheryl Bowers and Jodi Urban posing with the Dare to Soar Award

Rondout Savings Bank’s Dare to Soar Winner

September 6, 2020

Every day we are lucky to be surrounded by individuals who exhibit strong work ethics and cultivate a culture of excellence at Rondout Savings Bank; they’re the people who just make jobs easier.

Two times a year we seek out nominations to recognize those very special people and award them with the prestigious “Dare to Soar” Award.  This award is exceptionally distinctive because all nominations come from their co-workers.  There’s something wonderful in giving and receiving public peer recognition for the personal attributes and qualities that make these individuals invaluable members of our organization.

Congratulations on winning our 2020 Dare to Soar award Jodi Urban!

Rondout Savings Bank- Funding Program for Business

Rondout Savings Bank Participates in $1 Million Funding Program To Small Businesses

May 30, 2020

In response to the economic challenges small businesses are currently facing, Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. has launched their Back to Business funding program. The one million dollar funding program will provide qualifying, local small businesses with grant funds to help pay down new working capital loans financed through Rondout Savings Bank and select participating local banks.


Rondout Savings Bank is honored to participate in Central Hudson’s Back to Business funding program. “Our local businesses have endured financial hardships over the last couple of months due to COVID-19 and we are here to help them in their continued operation or as they begin to reopen”, explained Cheryl Bowers, President and CEO of the local community bank.


Rondout is committed to ensuring that funding is made available to appropriate businesses as applications are received. Rondout Savings Bank has branch offices in Ulster and Dutchess Counties.  To learn more please contact Steve Sickler at or Evan Rothfuss at or call 845- 331-0073.

Cheryl Bowers, President & CEO of Rondout Savings BankLisa Berger, Director of the Ulster County Department of Economic Development

Important Webinar for Every Hudson Valley Business to Open Safely & In Compliance

June 10, 2020

Don’t let re-opening your business in a safe way stress you out. Many businesses in the Hudson Valley have or are about to reopen under one of the four phases. When it’s your turn, you’ll want to be prepared and in compliance.

Cheryl Bowers, President and CEO of Rondout Savings Bank and Lisa Berger the Director of the Ulster County Department of Economic Development will be co-hosting this important seminar to help business owners make the reopening process an easier one. This 45 minute webinar will help you understand the NYS Guidelines for opening your business safely and in compliance. The NYS guidelines state that every business must develop a health and safety plan to protect employees and consumers, make the physical workspace safer, and implement processes that lower risk of infection.

These requirements apply to all businesses, including essential businesses that remained open during the shutdown. Join us on June 19 at 10:00 am, You’ll receive important information and an opportunity to ask questions addressing your specific industry. Plus, learn how your business can include provisions to meet American Disabilities Act guidelines. Click here to register. 

Lobby Procedures Instructional Video

June 5, 2020

As we prepare to reopen our lobbies here is a video explaining our safe banking practices for social distancing. #RondoutCares

Reopening Update Message from President & CEO Cheryl Bowers

June 3, 2020

We are working hard to make sure appropriate practices and protections are in place to provide a safe banking experience for our customers, staff and community. #RondoutCares

Message from President & CEO Cheryl Bowers

May 29, 2020

Hear from President & CEO Cheryl Bowers on Rondout’s resilience during the pandemic.