Melissa Raffanello Joins Chelsea Groton Bank Lending Center in Hartford County

Groton, CT – Melissa L. Raffanello recently joined Chelsea Groton Bank as a Residential Loan Officer, based at the Bank’s Lending Center in Glastonbury. In this position, Melissa will work with clients throughout Hartford and Litchfield Counties in need of a variety of lending solutions, from traditional mortgages, to first-time homebuyer and affordable lending programs, to specialty financing and home equity loans. She is certified by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS # 1715077).
“Melissa’s enthusiasm for helping people make sound financial decisions regarding home ownership is infectious,” said Matt Morrell, Vice President, Retail Lending Sales Manager at Chelsea Groton Bank. “Her attention to detail and empathetic counsel will help her customers navigate the home buying process successfully.  We are very excited to have Melissa on the Chelsea Groton mortgage team.”
Melissa was classically trained in ballet at The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts where she graduated the 10-year Pre-Professional Program. Prior to becoming a lender, she was a bookkeeper and business manager. Most recently, Melissa was an indirect lending manager with Watertown Auto Sales where she developed her passion for helping customers meet their financial goals.
She lives in Torrington with her two small children where she enjoys being an active member of her community.

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About Chelsea Groton Bank
Based in Groton, CT, Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1 billion in assets. Chelsea Groton Bank’s products and services include consumer banking, business banking, mortgage and business lending, cash management, financial planning and financial education classes. With 14 branch locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County, Chelsea Groton Bank also provides online and mobile banking, 24-hour telephone banking, and nationwide ATM banking for individuals, families and businesses. To learn more, please visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.