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your neighborhood bank

We are proud to help our customers buy the homes where their family histories will be made, turn their passions into businesses that help our local economy thrive, and save for secure and adventure-filled retirements.   We hope you’ll make us your bank for life.

history

For more than four generations, TCB has been helping our customers make their goals and dreams a reality. We opened our doors on South Street in Roslindale in April 1898 as Roslindale Cooperative Bank. From 1928 to 1956, our main office was located on the corner of Corinth Street. In 1956, we moved to 40 Belgrade Avenue, where we still are today. Our West Roxbury branch opened in the fall of 1994, and four years later we merged with Charlestown Cooperative Bank to become The Cooperative Bank. Today, we are known as TCB.

today

With sophisticated online and mobile banking services, we have our feet firmly planted in the 21st century, but we still believe in the power of lifetime relationships and old-fashioned service. Let us show you the peace of mind that only the best personal service, sound advice and leading-edge technology can bring.

meet the team

Elaine Buckley

Senior Vice President Risk Management NMLS #523108

Elaine oversees the Bank’s Enterprise Risk Management, Compliance and Audit areas. She brings over 20 years of expertise in all aspects of lending, regulatory compliance, quality assurance and policy implementation. She also serves as the Bank’s Community Reinvestment Officer. Elaine is a graduate of Suffolk University.

Miguel Rosado

Senior Vice President Senior Commercial Lender

Miguel oversees TCB’s commercial lending division. He is an industry veteran of over 30 years, with expertise in commercial real estate lending, business loans, and credit and portfolio review.

Chaz Berkeley

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As the head of TCB’s Accounting/Finance division, Chaz ensures the bank maintains a strong and secure financial position for the benefit of our customers, employees and communities. This includes managing the bank’s interest rate risk, liquidity, and funding needs; delivering accurate reporting for planning and compliance; and forecasting and planning for TCB’s financial future. Chaz draws upon his skills as a Certified Public Accountant, as well as more than ten years of experience in private industry and public accounting with a focus on community banks. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University and a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Rhode Island.

John Battaglia

Senior Vice President Mortgage Operations
NMLS #5522

John brings over 30 years of experience as a mortgage banking executive. As SVP, he oversees the residential lending group and enjoys working with customers on their home financing needs. John serves as an active member in the banking community as the American Banker Chairman of the Mortgage Markets Committee, and is involved in the Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association Compliance Committee. Alongside his banking community devotion, John also supports his local community by participating on the board of the John Barker Youth Basketball League, and is the coach for a local youth football team.

Peter Lee

Senior Vice President IT and Deposit Operations

Peter manages TCB’s Information Technology and Deposit Operations divisions. He provides direction for the ongoing development of effective, and secure systems that support the bank. Peter brings over 20 years of technical and operational expertise within the financial services industry and has a passion for innovation. He holds a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Management Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts Boston and has numerous leadership positions within Boston’s Chinatown community associations.

 

Julinda Sheshi

Senior Vice President Retail Banking

Julinda brings over 12 years of experience in the banking industry. As the Head of Retail for TCB she oversees all functions of Retail Banking. Julinda ensures branches are properly aligned to achieve short and long-term business strategies. This includes coaching and developing the Retail group based on a performance culture that focuses on relationship banking and exceptional customer service. She believes in establishing lifetime relationships and enjoys working closely with Branch Managers by participating in community events to help promote the image and growth of TCB. Julinda is a graduate of Boston University. .

Gaelle Prospere

Director of Human Resources

Gaelle manages Human Resources for TCB, providing leadership and oversight to all of the functions of human resources as they relate to TCB’s employees. She currently chairs the Employee Engagement Team, to advance the bank’s initiative in “making banking fun.” Gaelle has more than 13 years of human resources experience within various job sectors, including both large for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations. She serves as a Board member for the YMCA of Greater Boston’s Thomas M. Menino branch in Hyde Park. Gaelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration, both awarded by Curry College.