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Marshall M. Sloane, Founder, 1926 - 2019

Marshall M Sloane

"Sooner or later we all realize that the example we have set is the ultimate measure of our lives"


Marshall M. Sloane was born and raised in Somerville, Massachusetts. He graduated from Somerville High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

In 1969, Mr. Sloane founded Century Bank and Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank focused on the betterment of the community and on providing financial services to small and medium sized businesses.

A strong believer in community involvement, Mr. Sloane’s extensive work and accomplishments in community affairs have been widely recognized.

Mr. Sloane was married to his wife, Barbara for 65 years. They have three grown children and nine grandchildren.


 Download Marshall's Historical Picture Book

A sampling of articles written about Mr. Sloane over the years:

The timeline of Century Bank, Founded by Marshall in 1969
Video: Marshall M. Sloane: Shining Example Award Recipient at the 2017 Let It Shine Gala - Regis College
Century Banks Marshall Sloane Recalls Humble Beginnings - The Boston Herald
Marshall Sloane, 88, still in charge at Century Bank - The Boston Globe
Well into the second generation, Century Bank is going strong - Boston Business Journal
Donor Stories: The Sloane Family - Hebrew SeniorLife
Special Person of the Week Marshall M. Sloane - Somerville News Weekly