May 14, 2021
EASTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS — bankESB recently announced the addition of Geront “Gary” Turku as vice president, branch officer of its Locust St., Northampton office.
Turku, of Amherst, joins bankESB with nearly 25 years of retail banking experience. Most recently, he was vice president, branch manager of People’s United Bank’s Amherst office, and before that was vice president, branch manager of KeyBank’s office in West Springfield. He also has held positions with Wells Fargo Financial and the former Fleet Bank.
Turku earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tirana, Albania, and is active in the business community as a member of Business Networking International, including serving as its president, treasurer, and a member of its Membership Committee. He also is a volunteer with the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen.