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2023 40 Under Forty: Jerome Baier

Age: 37 Company: M&T Bank Title: Senior Vice President No. of years with current company: 15 Town where I live: West Hartford Town where I work: Hartford College: SUNY Geneseo Highest degree: Master’s degree in business administration, SUNY Buffalo
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Jerome Baier is the business banking regional manager for M&T Bank. Baier is responsible for leading a team that supports business clients from pre-revenue to $20 million in revenues with an array of banking services.

He has been with M&T for 15 years and has held various roles across sales, credit and sales management. Prior to this role, Baier was a business banking team leader supporting Philadelphia and southern New Jersey.

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What’s been your biggest professional accomplishment so far in your career?

I am proud of leading my business banking team through M&T’s largest merger in company history. I grew the team from seven members to 18 within seven months. My focus was on building a cohesive culture due to the banking transition and rapid growth in a short period of time.

How are you involved in the community?

I am a coach for my oldest son’s youth baseball and football teams. My family and I are active members of St. James Episcopal Church in West Hartford. Additionally, I sit on the M&T Foundation committees for northern and southern Connecticut.

What do you like to do outside of work?

I enjoy spending time with my wife, Mary, and two sons, Lewis and Thomas. I’m an avid sports fan – Buffalo Bills, New York Yankees and San Antonio Spurs. I also enjoy playing golf and making progress on my honey-do list.

Why do you deserve to be a 40 Under Forty?

• Member of the local leadership team responsible for executing on the People’s United and M&T Bank merger.

• Leader focused on expanding M&T Bank’s SBA presence in the state to assist local businesses.

• Responsible for leading and developing a team of 18 relationship managers and team leaders.

• Actively volunteers and member of the decision-making team for M&T Foundation’s charitable contributions to support local nonprofit organizations.

Fun Fact

I relocated three times growing up, and have also relocated three times as an adult.

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