Keeping Account 10.11.12

Local business news

Bridge Bancorp Dividend
    Bridge Bancorp, the parent company of the Bridgehampton National Bank, has announced a third-quarter cash dividend of $0.23 per share, payable on Oct. 30 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 17. In an accompanying release, the company said the dividend continues an “uninterrupted” progression.
    Established in 1910, Bridgehampton National has assets of approximately $1.4 billion. With Suffolk County as its primary market, the bank has 21 locations, including its newest branch, near MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma.

Award for Retreat Exec
    Long Island Business News has named Jennifer Critcher of the Retreat, the East Hampton-based agency that helps victims of domestic violence, its chief financial officer of the year in the not-for-profit organization category. She was honored at an awards ceremony on Sept. 20 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
    Ms. Critcher joined the Retreat in 2000 as finance director, and was promoted to chief financial officer in 2011. She manages a $4 million annual budget, an amount that has doubled over the past five years, which includes federal, state, and local grants, as well as donations. Ms. Critcher and her team have identified and secured more than $3 million in new funding in the past 18 months alone.