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Leadership Banks

Where You Bank Makes a Difference!

Choose a Leadership Bank to improve access to justice in Connecticut

Leadership Banks pay the highest rates on IOLTA and IOTA balances and generously waive service fees to provide additional funding for civil legal aid in Connecticut. We extend our thanks to these institutions and encourage you to bank with them. By doing so, you directly impact the amount of interest earned for legal aid programs in our state. 

2022 Leadership Banks

Bank of America

The Bank of New York Mellon

BankUnited, N.A.

M&T Bank

NBT Bank

New Haven Bank


Sterling National Bank

Thomaston Savings Bank

Torrington Savings Bank

Washington Trust Company

Westfield Bank


Click here to access a listing of all eligible financial institutions.