Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company. The Company operates through 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 Company�s primary business is to provide commercial, business and retail banking services to its corporate, municipal and individual customers through its banks and non-bank subsidiaries. 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 84.7% owned subsidiary, Eastern Funding LLC, operated 24 full-service banking offices in Brookline, Massachusetts and the greater Boston metropolitan area, as of September 30, 2014. As of September 30, 2014, the Company operated 48 full-service banking offices in greater Boston, Massachusetts and greater Providence, Rhode Island.