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John Zurich Joins C&N Trust Division

Posted Sunday, 21 December 2014 01:15 | Filed under C&N News

John Zurich

John Zurich

Citizens & Northern Bank welcomes attorney John R. Zurich as a new trust officer and regional financial services manager.

“The addition of John brings added depth and professional expertise to our department, furthering our commitment to providing exceptional trust, estate and financial planning services to our clients and to the communities we serve,” said Deborah E. Scott, Executive Vice President and Senior Trust Officer at C&N Trust and Financial Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Citizens & Northern Bank.“In his role as trust officer, John will administer trust accounts, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and develop and maintain relationships with referral sources as well as potential and current clients.”

“I am very excited to have this opportunity to join Citizens & Northern Bank and am anxious to apply my years of legal experience as a private practice attorney to provide professional assistance in the areas of personal, corporate, and governmental trust services,” said Zurich.“I look forward to working with the entire trust team, their clients, and all of the employees at Citizens & Northern Bank.”

Prior to joining C&N Bank, John worked for 19 years as a private practice attorney in the Williamsport and State College areas, and represented clients in estate planning/administration, gas, oil and mineral law, and in business and real estate transactions.Zurich holds a law degree from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE, and a masters degree in business administration from the Widener University School of Management in Chester, PA.

“John will initially manage trust operations and the delivery of financial services for six of the Bank’s branches located in our Southern Region,” said Ms. Scott. “We look forward to him continuing on a professional career path with the trust department and our clients.”

Citizens & Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full service offices throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and in Canisteo and Hornell, NY in Steuben County. C&N can be found on the worldwide web at www.cnbankpa.com. The Company’s stock is listed on NASDAQ Capital Market Securities under the symbol CZNC. The trust department is managed by experienced professionals specializing in investment management, estate planning, tax planning, and wealth management.