Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) has hired a team of five away from TD Bank to open its first commercial banking office in eastern Massachusetts.

The $5.3 billion-asset company said Thursday that it has named Brant McDougall senior vice president and commercial team leader, based in the bank's Woburn office. He will be joined by Christopher DeFronzo, John Malvey and Joanne Tercho as vice presidents and commercial relationship managers, and Carol Hamilton as senior vice president and commercial relationship manager. McDougall and Hamilton will report to Paul Flynn, senior vice president and asset-based lending manager.

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