Resolution J143-2013

Honoring Thomas L. Hoy upon the occasion of his retirement

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  • Jan 15, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 15, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 11, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring C.E.O. Thomas L. Hoy upon the occasion
of his retirement after 38 years of distinguished service to  the  Glens
Falls National Bank and Trust Company

WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense of this Legislative Body to acknowledge the
significant milestones in the distinguished careers  of  esteemed  resi-
dents of this noble Empire State; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
C.E.O.  Thomas L. Hoy upon the occasion of his retirement after 38 years
of distinguished service to the Glens  Falls  National  Bank  and  Trust
Company, to be celebrated on Sunday, December 2, 2012; and
  WHEREAS,  Born  in Bovina Center, New York, Mr. Hoy joined Glens Falls
National Bank in 1974 as a Management Trainee and  became  President  of
Glens  Falls National and Trust Company on January 1, 1995; in addition,
he became President of Arrow Financial Corporation in 1996, as  well  as
its C.E.O. in 1997; and
  WHEREAS,  Although  Thomas  Hoy's  official retirement date is Monday,
December 31, 2012, he will continue in his role as Chairman of the Board
for both Glens Falls National Bank and Arrow Financial Corporation; and
  WHEREAS, A graduate of Cornell University, Thomas Hoy has been  active
in  various banking organizations, including past President of the Inde-
pendent Bankers Association of New York, past Chairman of the  New  York
Bankers Association, and past member of the American Bankers Association
Board of Directors; and
  WHEREAS,  Thomas  Hoy  currently  serves  as  a member of the Board of
Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of  New  York;  he  served  four
years  on  active  duty  in  the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare
Officer on various destroyers, and retired after 20 years as a Commander
in the United States Naval Reserve; and
  WHEREAS, Extremely active in his community, Thomas Hoy has  served  on
numerous  boards  and  was  a  leader  in  several community fundraising
efforts; he has been recognized for his community service  with  the  J.
Walter  Juckett Award from the Adirondack Regional Chambers of Commerce,
the Twin Rivers Council's Good Scout Award and the  C.R.  Wood  Theaters
Charles  R. Wood Award; in addition, he has served as Elder, Trustee and
Deacon of the First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls; and
  WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife,  Sally,  their  chil-
dren,  Adam,  Bob and Kate, as well as grandchildren David, Jacob, Jack,
and Garrett, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of  his  life  and
rejoice in his achievements; and
  WHEREAS,  It is the intent of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  C.E.O. Thomas L. Hoy upon the occasion of his retirement after 38
years of distinguished service to the  Glens  Falls  National  Bank  and
Trust Company; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas L. Hoy.

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