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Our History

Our History

Established in 1833, Chemung Canal Trust Company has a proud heritage in meeting the financial needs of our clients. Granted trust powers in 1903, our Wealth Management division has provided trust, investment and retirement services for clients not only in our region, but across the country and internationally.

Through strategic expansion, Chemung Canal has grown substantially over the past decade. This successful growth has greatly expanded the geographical area we cover and provided us with many more convenient locations from which to serve our most important assets our clients. We have also invested in our technology, recognizing that now more than ever, you need access to your information wherever you are.

As our business has grown, we have also significantly expanded the level and scope of our services, because today you require sophisticated financial solutions and expertise, tailored to your unique and diverse needs. By providing more comprehensive services, product offerings and specialized personnel such as Prestige Banking and financial planning activities we can help our clients meet the demanding challenges they face.

For more than 180 years, the foundation of our client relationships has been built on trust and personalized, professional service. Our team of experts remains committed to these principles and are dedicated to the financial success of every client.