Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company. The company through its subsidiaries Brookline Bank, First Ipswich Bank and Bank Rhode Island provides commercial, business and retail banking services. It offers cash management products, on-line banking services, consumer and residential loans and investment services to businesses and retail customers. The company also provides indirect automobile loans through Brookline Bank and equipment financing through its Eastern Funding and Macrolease Corp. subsidiaries. Brookline Bancorp was founded in November 1997 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.