BancorpRI Named to Top Banks List
September 16, 2010 04:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. (NASDAQ: BARI), the
parent company of Bank Rhode Island, has been named to the 2010 Sandler O’Neill Sm-All Stars, a list of the 32
top performing small-cap banks and thrifts in the nation. All 503 publicly-traded banks and thrifts with a market
capitalization of less than $2 billion and greater than $100 million were included in the evaluation. Sandler’s objective
was to identify the small cap depository institutions that stand out from the pack. Its proprietary analysis focused on
the areas of growth, profitability, credit quality and capital strength.
Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. is the only Rhode Island company to have made the list.
“We are delighted to be named a 2010 Sandler O’Neill ‘Sm-All Star’,” stated Merrill W. Sherman, President and
CEO of Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. “Being named one of the top-performing small cap banks in the nation reflects
the soundness of our strategic vision and the capable execution of that vision by our talented employees.”
Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc. is the parent company of Bank Rhode Island, a full-service, FDIC-insured, state-
chartered financial institution. The Bank, headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, operates 16 branches and
more than 60 ATMs throughout Providence, Kent and Washington Counties. As of June 30, 2010, BankRI had
$1.6 billion in assets and $1.2 billion in deposits. For more information, visit www.bankri.com.
Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
Linda H. Simmons, 401-574-1652
Chief Financial Officer
Debbie Mandeville, 401-574-1547
Investor Relations Officer