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.