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February 19, 2024

Albany Times Union: Pioneer Bank names new commercial banking leader

A local and regional commercial banking executive with more than 20 years of experience, Jenifer Marten will spearhead Pioneer’s efforts to develop and grow commercial business relationships. 

February 15, 2024

The Daily Star: In our opinion: Camping ban must come with help for homeless

The 27 Market Street project aims to provide far more than just low-income housing. Providing resources such as mental health and drug abuse services, along with a more affordable place to live, will offer more opportunity to get people off the street.

February 14, 2024

HudsonValley 360: Pioneer Bancorp Inc. reports second quarter fiscal 2024 results

"We reported solid financial results for the second quarter as we continued executing on key elements of our business strategy while navigating a challenging environment,” said Pioneer President and CEO Tom Amell. 

February 13, 2024

Albany Business Review: Pioneer names new business banking team leader

Jenifer Marten, a regional executive with decades of experience, joined the Capital Region institution as the new leader of Pioneer’s business banking team. 

February 8, 2024

The Daily Star: RSS responds to criticism of development plan

“We’re still shaping what the project would look like if the facility goes forward,” said Christine Nealon, RSS director of strategic partnerships. “I would be excited to continue these conversations as the project moves forward. It’s conceptual right now.”

February 8, 2024

Albany Times Union: Pioneer Bancorp reports $3.2M in quarterly net income

Pioneer CEO Thomas Amell called the results "solid" and noted in a statement that the bank, like others, is "navigating a challenging economic environment" amid high interest rates that has shrunk net interest margin.

January 28, 2024

Albany Times Union: Check fraud scams causing headaches for banks, customers

Pioneer has invested heavily in security and fraud prevention, especially as the volume of consumer bank fraud increases across the country using more sophisticated methods than ever before.

January 28, 2024

Hits 95.9, 98.5 WCKM, and 93 WSC The Legend: 'I'm In with the ARCC' radio show featuring GTM Payroll Services 

Business sales consultant Rolly Merrill discussed new labor laws for 2024 along with GTM's expanded business service solutions during an interview with Amanda Blanton of the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce.  

January 25, 2024

All Otsego: Elected officials report on State of Otsego County

In addressing the need for more housing in Oneonta, Mayor Drnek announced a “re-engagement with RSS, Rehabilitation Support Services, for the development of 50-60 apartments, three-quarters of which will be priced for the workforce: people making $18,000 to $60,000 a year.”

January 24, 2024

Albany Business Review: From the start, Guy Maddalone's been his own boss

Guy Maddalone has never worked for anyone but himself. As one of 13 kids in his family, Maddalone says he figured out early that he was going to have to earn his own disposable income.

January 19, 2024

The Daily Star: Oneonta Common Council hears update on RSS plans

The Oneonta Common Council heard an update on the plan to build a mixed-use building at 27 Market Street during its lengthy meeting Thursday, Jan. 18.

January 3, 2024

Albany Business Review: Pioneer sets sights on expansion with latest move 

Pioneer is seeking a charter change that its executives say would open up expansion opportunities and simplify the bank's regulatory obligations.

January 2, 2024

The Daily Star: Questions to shape process in redeveloping Oneonta site

Rehabilitation Support Services provided an update Tuesday, Jan. 2 on how conversations with members of the public have been going regarding the group’s proposed redevelopment of 27 Market St. in Oneonta into a mixed-use building. 



If you’ve heard of CanCode, it’s likely the result of work done by Steve Janack. His strategic and tactical approach to PR, combined with his sage advice on interacting with individuals and companies at the highest levels of business, technology and government, have played an important role in raising awareness, building our brand, and creating opportunities to grow. Steve is a force and I am certain that having him by our side as we have grown has helped us go farther faster and with the poise and grace that only astute, experienced public relations know-how can bring to a fast-growing organization. I will be forever grateful to Steve for the work he has done for the CanCode organization.” 


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