First Empire State Corp., Buffalo, has promoted Michael P. Pinto to
Mr. Pinto will remain executive vice president and CFO at M&T Bank,
In addition, four top officers were given the title of executive vice
John L. Pett, based in Buffalo, who remains chief credit officer for
Brian E. Hickey, also based in Buffalo and president of M&T Bank's
Atwood Collins 3d, president of M&T Bank's New York City division.
James L. Hoffman, based in Newburgh, N.Y., president of M&T Bank's
First Empire State Corp. has $12.9 billion of assets.