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Canandaigua National Bank President Hamlin named to RBJ Power 30

The Rochester Business Journal’s inaugural Power List program has named Canandaigua National Bank & Trust’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Frank H. Hamlin, III to the Power 30 Finance List.  The list includes individuals in the field of finance who have pushed innovation forward to deal with the challenges of COVID-19. They have kept up with ever-changing protocols, requirements and recommendations and have led the way through a period of tremendous uncertainty.

Frank H. Hamlin, III is President and Chief Executive Officer of Canandaigua National Bank & Trust and its parent company, Canandaigua National Corp. in Canandaigua, NY. He joined Canandaigua National in 2004, as a member of the Board of Directors. Hamlin is the fifth generation of the family to lead the company. He is the great, great grandson of Frank H. Hamlin (I), who was the first President of the Bank in 1887.

Prior to joining Canandaigua National, Hamlin was a local defense attorney for more than a decade. He is a graduate of Canandaigua Academy and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont, and his law degree from Albany Law School.

Founded in 1887, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is the region’s only local, full-service, community-owned financial institution, with 25 branches in Ontario and Monroe counties, as well as three Financial Services Offices, located in Canandaigua, Bushnell’s Basin, and downtown Rochester. Together they offer a full range of financial services for individuals, businesses, municipalities, and not-for-profit organizations. For more information, visit