Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company"), a Delaware corporation, operates as a multi-bank holding company for Brookline Bank and its subsidiaries; Bank Rhode Island ("BankRI") and its subsidiaries; First Ipswich Bank ("First Ipswich" and formerly known as the First National Bank of Ipswich) and its subsidiaries; and Brookline Securities Corp. Brookline Bank, which includes its wholly-owned subsidiaries, BBS Investment Corp. and Longwood Securities Corp., and its 84.8%-owned subsidiary, Eastern Funding LLC ("Eastern Funding"), operates 22 full-service banking offices in Brookline, Massachusetts and the greater Boston metropolitan area. Brookline Savings Bank was established as a savings bank in 1871. The Company was organized in November 1997 for the purpose of acquiring all of the capital stock of Brookline Savings Bank upon completion of the reorganization of Brookline Savings Bank from a mutual savings bank into a mutual holding company structure. ... More ...