Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for Brookline Bank (the Bank) and its subsidiaries; Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) and its subsidiaries; First Ipswich Bank (First Ipswich) and its subsidiaries, and Brookline Securities Corp. The Bank is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank. The Bank, which includes its wholly owned subsidiaries, BBS Investment Corp. and Longwood Securities Corp., and its 84.8% owned subsidiary, Eastern Funding LLC, operated 22 full-service banking offices in Brookline, Massachusetts and the greater Boston metropolitan area, as of December 31, 2012. As of December 31, 2012, the Company, through its Banks, operated 46 full-service banking offices in greater Boston, Massachusetts and greater Providence, Rhode Island. The Company also provides specialty equipment financing through its subsidiaries Eastern Funding.