John Kucinski Joins Salem Five as Vice President of Facilities

March 2017

Salem, Mass., March 24, 2017 – Salem Five announced today that John Kucinski has joined its team as vice president of facilities, overseeing all real estate, planning, design, construction, maintenance and office administrative services for all Salem Five locations, its contact center, and headquarters.

Kucinski has more than 40 years of engineering and facilities management experience including 20 years as an officer in the US Navy Civil Engineer Corps. Prior to joining Salem Five, he held facility management roles at the director and vice president levels for Constant Contact, Wellington Management and Pioneer Investments.

“We are delighted to have someone with John’s extensive experience in facilities management join our team,” said Salem Five President & CEO, Ping Yin Chai. “With 30 bank locations in four counties, six mortgage offices and our Salem headquarters, John’s experience working for organizations with a broad and diverse selection of facilities will prove invaluable.”

Kucinski, of Danvers, earned a bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering from the US Naval Academy and a master’s degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Designated Certified Facility Manager and a member of the International Facilities Management Association.

Salem Five Bancorp is the parent bank holding company of Salem Five (, a mutual institution founded in 1855. Salem Five aims to make money less complicated and thereby make customers’ lives simpler and easier by offering sophisticated retail and commercial banking products, personalized service and innovative technology. Salem Five is one of the largest Massachusetts-headquartered banks with $5 billion in assets and 35 retail branches in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk counties and southern New Hampshire. Divisions include Salem Five Mortgage Company, which has financed more homes than any other Massachusetts bank; Salem Five Financial which offers financial and retirement income planning, portfolio review and money management; and Salem Five Insurance Agency, which provides personal and commercial insurance. Salem Five deposits are insured through the FDIC and DIF. Salem Five Mortgage Company’s NMLS # is 4662. Equal Housing Lender. Securities are offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Life insurance products are offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. Insurance and investment products are not FDIC insured, not bank guaranteed, may lose value, not a deposit, and not insured by any federal government agency.


James Nelson
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