BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2016 -- M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE: MTB)("M&T") regretfully acknowledges the passing of Mr. Patrick W.E. Hodgson, one of the longest-tenured members of the company's Board of Directors, who died Monday, December 26.
Mr. Hodgson joined the board of M&T in 1987, having joined the board of its subsidiary M&T Bank in 1984. He was a member of the Audit and Executive Committees of M&T, and of the Examining, Executive and Trust and Investment Committees of M&T Bank.
"Mr. Hodgson's dedication and service to M&T Bank extend back more than three decades, and he helped to guide the transformation of our company from a local bank in Western New York into a leading regional bank with operations across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. As a member of several of our board committees, his expertise and guidance were invaluable to our company and our management team. On behalf of the M&T family, we extend our sympathy and condolences to the Hodgson family," said M&T Bank Chairman and CEO Robert G. Wilmers.
About M&T Bank Corporation
M&T is a financial holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. M&T's principal banking subsidiary, M&T Bank, operates banking offices in New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Trust-related services are provided by M&T's Wilmington Trust-affiliated companies and by M&T Bank.