BWFG - Bankwell Financial Group, Inc.

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Bankwell Financial Group, Inc.

220 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
United States

Sector : Financial Services
Industry : Banks - Regional - US
Full Time Employees : 142

Key Executives

Name Title Pay Exercised Year Born
Mr. Christopher R. Gruseke Pres, CEO & Director 752.66k N/A 1960
Mr. Penko Krassimir Ivanov Exec. VP & CFO 383.75k N/A 1969
Ms. Heidi S. DeWyngaert Exec. VP & Chief Lending Officer 373.8k N/A 1956
Mr. Todd H. Lampert Director & Corp. Sec. 66.03k N/A 1963
Scott Messina Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer N/A N/A N/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Bankwell Bank that provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers in Connecticut. It accepts checking, savings, and money market accounts; and time, demand, and NOW deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial lending products, including residential real estate loans, owner-occupied commercial real estate loans, commercial real estate investment loans, business term loans, equipment financing, and lines of credit to small and mid-sized businesses, as well as real estate construction and development loans; and consumer loans, such as loans secured by savings or certificate accounts, or automobiles, as well as unsecured personal loans and overdraft lines of credit. As of June 9, 2018, it operated through a network of 12 branches. The company was formerly known as BNC Financial Group, Inc. and changed its name to Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. in September 2013. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) . Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.