Webster Bank Named a Top Workplace

                      Webster Bank Named a Top Workplace

PR Newswire

WATERBURY, Conn., Sept. 16, 2013

WATERBURY, Conn., Sept.16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Webster Bank, a leading
regional bank serving businesses and consumers from metro New York to Boston,
Mass., is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the Hartford
Courant and FOXCT Top Workplaces.

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The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The
employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research
firm on organizational health and employee engagement. WorkplaceDynamics
conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 37 major publishing partners
and recognizes a list of 150 National Top Workplaces. For the past year, more
than 5,000 organizations and one in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned
to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what's on the minds of their

Webster was recognized especially for its strong values and ethics and making
its employees feel part of something meaningful.

"This award is especially meaningful because it is based on direct feedback
from Webster bankers throughout the organization," said Jim Smith, chairman
and CEO at Webster. "The Top Workplace award is a testament to our bankers'
dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of our customers and
to supporting one another. I am privileged to work with people who are
committed to our core values of responsibility, respect, ethical behavior,
community engagement, and teamwork."

The Hartford Courant and FOXCT published the complete list of Top Workplaces
on September 15th. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and
WorkplaceDynamics, please visit www.topworkplaces.com and

About Webster

Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) is the holding company for Webster
Bank, N.A. With $20 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer
banking, mortgages, financial planning, trust and investment services through
169 banking offices; 305 ATMs; telephone banking; mobile banking; and the
Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset based lending firm Webster Business
Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance
Corporation; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative
services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal
housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press
releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at
www.websterbank.com or follow us on LinkedIn
http://linkedin.com/company/webster-bank and Twitter

Media Contact:
Sarah Barr, 203-578-2287

SOURCE Webster Financial Corporation

Website: http://www.websterbank.com
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