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Claremont Savings Bank has a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage lender, serving the needs of real estate professionals, builders and homebuyers throughout our community.

As a local, full-service mortgage lender our dedicated team of professionals is prepared to assist you every step of the way. Whether you are planning to purchase a first home or looking to refinance an existing mortgage, we have mortgages to meet your needs. With a full range of options, our lending specialists are dedicated to working alongside you to match you with the home loan that offers the best mortgage rate, terms and costs.

Meet our Mortgage Lending Team

Visit our Mortgage Solutions Center

Fax: 603-542-5432

Business Hours: Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm; other hours by appointment

Brandy Blackinton

Senior Vice President, Retail Lending

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Phone: 603-690-2745
NMLS Registry ID: 691191
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For more than 25 years Brandy has served customers in all facets of retail banking including deposit relationships, retirement planning, consumer lending, mortgage lending, business banking services, and much more. Brandy has earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Management, has completed The New England School of Banking, is a graduate of The New England School of Financial Studies at Babson College as well as the ABA Graduate School of Banking at Stonier.  Brandy is very active in the community that she serves. She is the Past President for the Sullivan County Young Professionals, Past President of the Newport Softball League, and serves on the Board of Directors and treasurer for Leadership Upper Valley and the Vermont Mortgage Bankers Association.

Brandy’s extensive banking knowledge allows her to see the big picture and make the right recommendation for you. Brandy looks forward to helping you with your lending needs.

Allison Childs

AVP and Loan Originator

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Phone: 603-690-2758
NMLS Registry ID: 1022839
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Allison has over 19 years of successful banking experience in the Upper Valley. With her extensive mortgage origination background, she’ll be able to guide you through the process to find the best solution. Allison is currently a member of the Upper Valley Affiliate Realtor Group, the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce Membership and Service Committee as well as the Upper Valley Green Real-Estate Network at Vital Communities and a Board Member of the Town of Hartford Parks and Recreation Department. Her previous volunteer and committee work includes being a Rotarian in Hartford, VT and being on the Board of the Sunapee Board of Realtors.

Denise Roberts

AVP and Loan Originator

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Phone: 603-690-2763
NMLS Registry ID: 479304
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Denise has been with Claremont Savings for over 30 years and she is an active participant in many community events. Her broad knowledge and experience with Retail Banking and Consumer Lending is truly an asset. These skills allow her to comprehensively understand your financial picture and lending needs, and make the best product recommendations for you.

Brianna Critch

AVP and Loan Originator

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NMLS # 2032679
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Brianna began her career at Claremont Savings Bank in 2015 and progressed through various customer service roles that lead to her current position of Mortgage Loan Originator. Ever-changing market conditions, products, and regulations keep Brianna on her toes as a lender. She stays educated to provide the most informative advice to her customers.

Brianna is an Advisory Council Member for the Center of Financial Training recommending and improving educational materials used by financial professionals. CFTEA has provided her the opportunities to earn a Universal Banking Certificate, Universal Banking Diploma, Supervisor/Team Leader Certificate, Branch Manager Certificate, and Residential Mortgage Lending Certificate.

In order to give back to the communities that Brianna grew up and works in, she serves on the Board of Directors for both the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce and The Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce. 

She serves on the Good Neighbor Award Committee, Neighbors Helping Neighbors Committee, and the Business Partners Committee of the Sunapee Region Board of Realtors to stay connected. 

Brianna loves to get outside and hike, spend summer days on Lake Sunapee, and make home buying dreams come true.

Donna Kennison

AVP, Mortgage Solutions Specialist

Phone:  603-690-2734
NMLS Registry ID:  646397
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Donna is an experienced home mortgage professional with 35 years of successful banking experience. Her focus is to assist customers with their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) applications. Donna holds her diplomas and certificates from the New England School of Banking, American Banking Associate and Center for Financial Training. 

Donna has extensive volunteer and committee work including Youth Group Activity Leader, School Board member, First Time Homebuyer Workshop annual speaker, and Board Member of the local Cemetery Association. She is married for 40 years, has two children, their spouses and four beloved grandchildren, all residing in Northern VT. 

Donna is looking forward to helping you with Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)!