Berkshire Hills Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release And Conference Call Dates

PITTSFIELD, Mass., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: BHLB) will issue its third quarter earnings release after the market closes on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

Berkshire will conduct a conference call/webcast at 10:00 a.m. eastern time on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 to discuss the results for the quarter and provide guidance about expected future results. Participants should dial-in to the call a few minutes before it begins. Information about the conference call follows:



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Webcast: (investor relations link)

A telephone replay of the call will be available through Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by calling 877-344-7529 and entering conference number: 10018914. The webcast and a podcast will be available at Berkshire's website above for an extended period of time.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp is the parent of Berkshire Bank – America's Most Exciting Bank(SM) The Company has $4.5 billion in assets and 68 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Vermont providing personal and business banking, insurance, and wealth management services. Berkshire Bank provides 100% deposit insurance protection for all deposit accounts, regardless of amount, based on a combination of FDIC insurance and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). Berkshire has a pending agreement to acquire Beacon Federal Bancorp, Inc. with more than $1 billion in assets and seven offices, headquartered in East Syracuse, New York. For more information, visit or call 800-773-5601.

David H. Gonci
Investor Relations Officer

SOURCE Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc.