Immerse yourself in these community banking mission statement examples from top local banks to develop an effective mission statement that can drive the motivation and performance of your bank managers and executives. A great mission statement is key to customer acquisition and retention and is the cornerstone to effectively manage your institution from the top down.

New York Community Bancorp Inc. 8772 Boynton Beach Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33472, United States

Description New York Community Bancorp is the holding company for New York Community Bank, which operates in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio and Arizona. New York Community Bank has over 240 locations in these states.

Mission Statement to meet the needs of consumers and small businesses in the city of New York

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. 100 West Houston Street SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205-1414

Description Founded in 1868, Frost offers financial services in the U.S. state of Texas. It has over 100 locations.

Mission Statement Frost provides our customers with the resources, information and counsel they need to meet their financial goals and offers a broad range of financial products and services, including: personal and business banking investments, trust, retirement and financial management services property and casualty and employee benefits insurance We serve customers through more than 100 financial centers in the Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio regions.

Astoria Financial Corp. 1 Astoria Bank Plz NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11042-1085

Description Active in and around the city of New York, Astoria Bank, the main subsidiary of Astoria Financial Group, was founded in 1888.

Mission Statement to deliver great personal service and the best financial products to our customers – and the local communities we serve

Provident Financial Services Inc. 239 Washington Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07302

Slogan / Motto Commitment you can count on.

Description Provident Financial Services Inc is the holding company for Provident Bank, which offers banking products in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Another subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company, specializes in trust, fiduciary and wealth management services.

Mission Statement Continuing our promise of Commitment while delivering consistent quality experiences and providing options and banking solutions that meet your needs

First Commonwealth Financial Corp. (Pennsylvania) 601 Philadelphia St. | Indiana, PA 15701

Slogan / Motto Time to be first.

Description First Commonwealth Bank, the primary subsidiary of First Commonwealth Financial Corp, offers financial services through 110 offices located in the state of Pennsylvania.

Mission Statement To help our neighbors and the businesses within our communities realize their financial goals as a trusted partner and friend.

Hudson Valley Holding Corp. 21 Scarsdale Road Yonkers, NY 10707

Description Hudson Valley Holding Corp. is the parent company of Hudson Valley Bank, which was founded in 1972 and has 28 branches in the New York metropolitan area.

Mission Statement The mission of Hudson Valley Bank is to remain a financially strong, independent, local bank serving customers in select markets in ways that exceed their expectations, thereby creating superior shareholder returns and exceptional employee career opportunities

Sterling Bancorp 400 Rella BoulevardMontebello, NY 10901

Description Sterling Bank, the main subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp, was founded in 1888. It operates 48 locations within the state of New York.

Mission Statement To outperform every other bank in serving small to medium-sized businesses and their leaders in our markets by leveraging top-performing professionals delivering a unique client service experience with the most flexible range of financial solutions.

Doral Financial Corp. 1451 Franklin D. Roosevelt Avenue SAN JUAN, 00920-2717 Puerto Rico

Description Doral Financial Corp is a financial services company with operations in Puerto Rico, Florida and the New York metropolitan area. Its primary subsidiary is Doral Bank, a Puerto Rican community bank founded in 1972.

Mission Statement Doral Financial Corporation’s mission is to serve a diverse and growing market in Puerto Rico and the U.S. mainland with superior service and competitive financial products that facilitate: home ownership and residential and commercial real estate development through our mortgage banking units and retail banking subsidiaries; savings, the accumulation of wealth and the availability of consumer and commercial credit through our retail banks; protection of assets by providing insurance products through Doral Insurance Agency, LLC., our insurance agency subsidiary.

Central Pacific Financial Corp. 220 South King Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Slogan / Motto Works. For you.

Description Founded in 1954, Central Pacific Bank is the primary subsidiary of Central Pacific Financial Corp. It has 36 offices in the state of Hawaii.

Mission Statement The CPB Foundation’s mission is to help strengthen Hawaii’s communities by creating opportunities for our youth and fostering social progress.

1st United Bancorp, Inc. (FL) One North Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33432

Slogan / Motto Our Mission, To Put You 1st.

Description Community bank dedicated to providing financial services to individuals and businesses in Florida.

Mission Statement Our philosophy is to offer quality banking products and services delivered by a professional, knowledgeable staff in a manner consistent with prudent and sound banking practices
 

CMS Bancorp, Inc. 478 White Plains Road, Eastchester, NY 10709 914-337-2400

Description CMS Bank is a community bank established in 1887. It offers financial services in five locations within the U.S. state of New York.

Mission Statement Our mission is to be a well managed community-oriented financial institution working to provide quality products and services to the retail consumer and small business customers through our branch network
 

Greene County Bancorp, Inc. PO Box 470 302 Main Street Catskill, NY 12414

Description Chartered in 1889, The Bank of Greene County, whose parent company is Green Country Bancorp, is a community bank operating 14 offices in the US state of New York.

Mission Statement The Bank serves the Hudson Valley Region in New York State, and as part of its mission, The Bank tries to foster a sense of community through personal service, local decision-making, and participation with customers in community activities.

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. 624 Simpson Ave. Hoquiam, WA 98550

Description Founded in 1915, Timberland Bank is a community bank active in the U.S. state of Washington. It has 22 locations in the counties of Grays Harbor, Kitsap, Lewis, Pierce, Thurston and King.

Mission Statement serving individuals, families and businesses in our local communities and helping them reach their financial goals.
 

1st Source Corporation 100 N. Michigan Street, Suite 800 South Bend, IN 46601

Slogan / Motto Your partners from the first

Description Ist Source Corporation is a community bank providing financial services to individuals and businesses in the South Bend region.

Mission Statement Our Mission &#150 to help individuals, institutions, businesses and communities achieve security, build wealth and realize their dreams.
 

Ameris Bancorp 24 Second Avenue SE | Moultrie, GA 31768

Slogan / Motto Providing sound financial service and exceptional service since 1971.

Description Ameris Bancorp is a community banking company that provides financal services in Georgia, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina.

Mission Statement The mission of Ameris Bank is to be a major financial service provider through empowered employees creating a positive community impact and delivering a competitive shareholder return.

Banner Corporation 950 W. Bannock St., Ste. 100 Boise, Idaho 83702

Description Founded in 1890, Banner Bank is a community bank that provides consumer, small business and middle market banking, residential and commercial real estate lending and financial services including industry specializations and international trade finance. The company is headquartered in the western U.S. and has more than 200 locations throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho and Utah. It recently announced AmericanWest Bank has agreed to merge into Banner Bank.

Mission Statement Banner Bank is a dynamic full-service Northwest financial institution, operating safely and profitably within a framework of shared integrity. Working as a team, we will deliver superior products and services to our valued clients. We will emphasize strong client relationships and a high level of community involvement. We will provide a culture which attracts, empowers, rewards and provides growth opportunities for employees. Our success will build long-term shareholder value.
 

BSB Bancorp, Inc. 2 Leonard Street (Belmont Center) Belmont MA 02478

Description Belmont Savings Bank, headquartered in Belmont, Massachusetts, offers personal and business banking and loan services in six locations: Belmont Center, Trapelo Road, Watertown, Waltham, Cambridge and Newton

Mission Statement Create the most admired community bank that is growing in a prudent and profitable way. We will achieve this through an unwavering commitment to highly satisfied customers, engaged colleagues and the advancement of our community.
 

CenterState Banks, Inc. 920 N John Young Parkway Kissimmee, FL 34741

Description Founded in 1999, CenterState Bank is a community bank based in Florida that provides traditional deposits as well as lending products and services to customers, both retail and commercial. It also includes online banking, residential mortgages, commercial lending and investment services from around sixty branches in the whole of Florida.

Mission Statement At CenterState Bank, our mission is to meet the desires of our customers. As financial service professionals entrusted with sensitive financial information, we respect the privacy of our customers and are committed to treating customer information responsibly

Citizens & Northern Corp

Description Founded in 1864, Citizens & Northern Bank is an independent, local community bank that serves the local businesses and families. It contributes to the funding for development and also to local charities in Southern New York and North Central Pennsylvania.

Mission Statement C&N's mission to enhance the lives of our neighbors in the communities we serve.
 

Community Bank Shares of Indiana, Inc. Community Bank Shares of Indiana, Inc. 101 West Spring Street New Albany, IN 47150

Slogan / Motto Simplyou

Description Community Bank Shares of Indiana, Inc. is a bank holding company offering financial services through its subsidiaries 'Your Comunity Bank' and 'The Scott County State Bank'.

Mission Statement The mission statement of Community Bank Shares reflects its purpose: "Achieving financial goals through exceptional people and exceptional service."
 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. 7830 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814

Slogan / Motto Growing to serve you better.

Description EagleBank is a bank founded in 1997 and focused on community banking. It mostly caters to business and professional clients.

Mission Statement Eagle Bank is committed to providing quality financial services and successful solutions that consistently achieve a high degree of customer satisfaction. We will differentiate our company from other institutions by developing long-term client relationships, providing superior customer service, creating stockholder value, supporting and enhancing our community, and encouraging the growth and well-being of our employees. We are dedicated to growing our position as the leading community bank for businesses of all sizes in our market, through the respect and recognition we have earned for our banking knowledge, lending expertise, local decision-making, relationship continuity, business ethics and corporate citizenship.

Elmira Savings Bank NY (The) 333 E. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901

Slogan / Motto The People's Bank

Description Elmira Savings Bank is a community bank based in the city of Elmira, New York. It has 12 locations.

Mission Statement The mission of the Elmira Savings Bank is to provide above average returns to our shareholders while providing a broad range of financial services that meet the needs of the individuals, businesses, and organizations of our community.
 

First Community Bank First Community Bank 5455 Sunset Blvd. Lexington, SC 29072 United States

Slogan / Motto Modern banking with extra perks like respect and a welcoming handshake.

Description First Community Bank specializes in providing financial services to business and individuals.

Mission Statement At First Community Bank, it is our pleasure to meet the needs of these local businesses and their owners with thoughtful counsel, financing, and a full continuum of products and services designed just for them. As a true community bank, it is our mission to do it well.
 

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. One Pierce Place Suite 1500 Itasca, IL 60143 United States

Slogan / Motto Bank with momentum

Description First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. is a holding comapny and community bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses.

Mission Statement We are in the business of helping clients achieve financial success throughout their economic lives. We do so by focusing on the broad range of their financial needs and delivering quality services that truly fulfill those needs. We believe that only if each of us &#150 those dealing directly with clients, as well as those who support client contact people &#150 assumes personal responsibility for the financial success of every client we come in contact with, will their success be assured. We further believe that in fulfilling clients' financial needs we are creating significant value for them while at the same time creating value for ourselves and the company. The financial success of our clients, thusly, will define our success as well as the company's.

Home BancShares, Inc. http://www.homebancshares.com/

Description Home BancShares was formed in 1998 and is the parent company of Centennial Bank, who provides banking products in the U.S. states of Florida, Arkansas and Alabama.

Mission Statement Mission Statement Utilize our community banking philosophy to provide us a competitive advantage in serving our communities and customers. The local commitment to customers and community will provide results that enhance the return to shareholders, allow us to make a difference in the communities we serve and allow for associates to thrive in a challenging and meaningful banking career.
 

Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania 541 Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA 19008

Slogan / Motto We Build Relationships That Last

Description Alliance Bancorp, Inc of Pennsylvania is a community bank providing financial services to the people in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.

Mission Statement Alliance Bank is dedicated to providing the highest quality community banking services in an atmosphere that fosters personal and institutional integrity
 

Ameriana Bancorp

Slogan / Motto Hometown values. Inspired Service.

Description Ameriana Bancorp is a community bank offering financial services in Indiana.

Mission Statement our main mission was to provide home loans to the residents and companies of East Central Indiana….Today, Ameriana offices are located throughout Central Indiana, and each one of them is fully committed to being a true community bank.

Broadway Financial Corporation 5055 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500 Los Angeles, CA 90036

Slogan / Motto Serving Our Community Since 1947

Description Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Broadway Federal Bank is a community bank offering services through three locations: Mid-Wilshire, Exposition Park and Inglewood. Founded in 1946, it was formerly known as Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadway Financial Corporation, a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Small-Cap Market under the symbol "BYFC."

Mission Statement The Bank's mission is to serve the real estate, business and financial needs of customers in underserved urban communities with a commitment to excellent service, profitability and sustained growth. It also has a broader commitment to employ, train and mentor community residents, to contract for services with community businesses, and to encourage its management and staff to serve as volunteers in civic, community and religious organizations.
 

Northeast Community Bancorp, Inc. 325 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10601

Mission Statement NorthEast Community Bank (NECB) was founded in 1934 as a community bank with a mission to help families and businesses in our communities prosper. We grew up in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, gaining, and maintaining, a reputation as experts at lending to owners and developers of multi-family and mixed-use properties, as well as commercial and industrial businesses and cooperative buildings.

ESSA Bancorp, Inc. 200 Palmer Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360-0160

Slogan / Motto The right way to bank

Description ESSA Bancorp Inc. is the holding company for ESSA Bank & Trust, which provides a wide range of financial services to families, individuals and businesses in and around Pennsylvania. It provides deposit accounts that include: savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, NOW accounts, IRAs, certificate deposits and other plan accounts that are qualified. It also provides commercial checking accounts for businesses. ESSA Bancorp was founded in 1916.

Mission Statement ESSA Bank & Trust will be the leading service-oriented community financial institution offering a full range of financial products to greater Pocono/Lehigh Valley area customers. We will ensure our long term prosperity by providing products and service in a manner consistent with high standards of quality, on a profitable basis, at the fairest price, in order to create the best possible value for our customers. They will be delivered through distribution systems staffed and supported by customer-driven, friendly, productive employees with a high degree of integrity.

First Financial Northwest, Inc. 201 Wells Avenue South Renton, WA 98057

Description First Financial Northwest is a holding company for First Savings Bank Northwest and provides banking services to the community.

Mission Statement Through it all, our unwavering focus on customer service has kept us in the highest regard.

Heritage Financial Corporation PO Box 9557 Tacoma, WA 98490

Slogan / Motto the quality bank

Description Heritage Financial Corporation is the holding company for Heritage Bank, who provides financial services in the U.S. states of Washington and Oregon. It was founded in 1927.

Mission Statement We are Committed to Continuously Improving: Customer Satisfaction Employee Empowerment Community Investment Shareholder Value

Bank of Marin Bancorp 504 Tamalpais Drive Corte Madera CA 94925

Slogan / Motto Committed to you business and our community.

Description Bank of Marin is a community and business bank in Marin County offering business and personal banking and wealth management services. Incorporated in 1989, it currently has 21 offices in Marin, San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma and Alameda counties.

Mission Statement Be the premier community and business bank in the North Bay by building long-term relationships based on trust, expertise, and accountability, and by helping our customers, communities, employees and shareholders prosper.

Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. 1110 Main Street Altavista, Virginia 24517

Slogan / Motto Building Relationships and Friendships

Description Bank of the James was founded in 1999 and offers products and services, such as online banking, mobile banking, and remote deposit capture. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, it has banking offices throughout Region 2000, in addition to its mortgage, insurance and investment offices.

Mission Statement Bank of the James will be the pre-eminent financial institution through superior customer service.

Bank of South Carolina Corp. 256 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401

Slogan / Motto Together We Can Make It Even Better

Description The Bank of South Carolina was founded in 1986, offering retail, commercial, and mortgage services.

Mission Statement The Bank’s mission is to be a full service financial institution specializing in personal service, responsiveness, and attention to detail in meeting the needs of our customers.

BNC Bancorp 103 North Second Street Albemarle, NC 28001

Slogan / Motto As for the friendly smiles, you’ll still get those at all of our branch offices!

Description Groome Fulton, Bob Burleson, Lenny Peters, Lloyd Higgins, and Carl Hoffman founded Bank of North Carolina in 1991. Headquartered in High Point North Carolina, the company offers services through its 45 bank locations, three loan production offices, mortgage division and SBA division across North and South Carolina.

Mission Statement At Bank of North Carolina,our mission is to provide the best banking experience possible by anticipating your needs, and exceeding your expectations while assisting you in achieving your short-term and long–term financial goals. We are committed to providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for our employees, while maintaining solid financial strength to ensure superior returns for our shareholders.

Broadway Financial Corporation 5055 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 500 Los Angeles, CA 90036

Slogan / Motto Serving Our Community Since 1947

Description Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Broadway Federal Bank is a community bank offering services through three locations: Mid-Wilshire, Exposition Park and Inglewood. Founded in 1946, it was formerly known as Broadway Federal Savings and Loan Association. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadway Financial Corporation, a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Small-Cap Market under the symbol “BYFC.

Mission Statement The Bank’s mission is to serve the real estate, business and financial needs of customers in underserved urban communities with a commitment to excellent service, profitability and sustained growth. It also has a broader commitment to employ, train and mentor community residents, to contract for services with community businesses, and to encourage its management and staff to serve as volunteers in civic, community and religious organizations.

Access National Corporation 1800 Robert Fulton Drive Suite 300 Reston, VA 20191

Slogan / Motto Progressive Business Banking

Description Access National Corporation is a bank holding company for Access National Bank. Access National Bank provides deposit, credit, and mortgage as well as wealth management services to the small-sized businesses and medium- sized businesses, professional and also associated individuals in the greater Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. It was founded in 1999.

Mission Statement Our mission is to provide progressive and superior financial solutions to the communities that we serve.

Bridge Bancorp, Inc. 2200 Montauk Highway P.O Box 3005 Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Slogan / Motto Many Success Stories. One Bank.

Description Bridge Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company for The Bridgehampton National Bank, which provides consumers as well as commercial banking services. The company’s depository products include certificates, demand deposits, NOW, savings deposits, money market deposits and time deposits. It was founded in 1910 and is based in Bridgehampton, New York.

Mission Statement to support local Suffolk County businesses and individuals and help them grow and thrive in the neighborhoods where they live and work.

Carolina Trust Bank 901 East Main Street Lincolnton, NC 28092

Slogan / Motto We’re a community bank

Description Carolina Trust Bank was opened in 2000 to serve banking needs of lincolton and Lincoln Country locally.Branches are in West Lincoln, Denver, Vale, Gastonia,Forest City and they also have a loan production office in Hickory, NC.

Mission Statement Deliver more than expected with quality services and products making our communities better places in which to live and do business.

Cascade Bancorp P.O. Box 369 Bend, Oregon 97709

Slogan / Motto Go anywhere from here

Description Founded in 1977 has a network of 40 branches,throughout Central Oregon, Southern Oregon, Willamette Valley, and Southwest Idaho.They serve financial support to local customers.

Mission Statement Our Mission We are dedicated to delivering the best in banking for the financial well-being of our customers and shareholders.

Century Bancorp, Inc. 400 Mystic Avenue Medford, MA 01887

Description Founded in 1969, Century bank is a bank run by family in Massachusetts. It was founded by Marshall Sloane. The holding company of Century bank is Century Bancorp, Inc. Century bank provides banking products and services to individuals, commercial enterprises, non-profit organizations, local and state governments and agencies in Massachusetts.

Mission Statement Provide best in class financial services to our marketplace. Achieve a superior return on equity for our shareholders. Utilize best practices to create a challenging and rewarding work environment for our Associates and their families.

Citizens First Corporation P. O. Box 51650 Bowling Green, KY 42102

Description Citizens First Corporation is a bank holding company that focuses on providing banking products and services to customers, both individual and corporate in Kentucky.

Mission Statement Citizens First is the provider of quality financial services to people, businesses and organizations while developing lasting partnerships with each of our customers through responsive, flexible and distinguished personal service.

1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) 2650 Route 130 & DeyRoad Cranbury, NJ 08512

Slogan / Motto still growing…still lending…

Description 1st Constituition Bancorp(NJ) is a financial services holding comapny that provides personal and business banking services in Central New Jersey through the 1st Constituition Bank

Mission Statement Our mission is to enhance shareholder value by making each of our operating units a driving force towards providing shareholders with a suitable rate of return on their investment.

1st Source Corporation 100 N. Michigan Street, Suite 800 South Bend, IN 46601

Slogan / Motto Your partners from the first

Description Ist Source Corporation is a community bank providing financial services to individuals and businesses in the South Bend region.

Mission Statement Our Mission – to help individuals, institutions, businesses and communities achieve security, build wealth and realize their dreams.

1st United Bancorp, Inc. (FL) One North Federal Highway Boca Raton, FL 33432

Description Community bank dedicated to providing financial services to individuals and businesses in Florida.

Mission Statement To Put You 1st

ACNB Corporation ACNB Bank P.O. Box 3129 Gettysburg, PA 17325

Description ACNB Corporation is a financial instituition providing banking services to individuals and businesses in Gettysburg, PA

Mission Statement We are committed to serving the evolving needs of customers in an ever-changing financial services marketplace, as well as continuing our role as an active and concerned corporate citizen in the communities we serve.

Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania 541 Lawrence Road, Broomall, PA 19008

Slogan / Motto We Build Relationships That Last

Description Alliance Bancorp, Inc of Pennsylvania is a community bank providing financial services to the people in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.

Mission Statement Alliance Bank is dedicated to providing the highest quality community banking services in an atmosphere that fosters personal and institutional integrity

Ames National Corporation 405 5th Street, Box 846 Ames, IA 50010

Description Ames National Corporation is a bank holding company for First National Bank which provides banking services in central and north central lowa counties of Hancock, Boone, Story, Polk and Marshall. It provides a wide range of deposits and includes checking accounts, money market accounts, saving accounts, certificate of deposit, and demand accounts; and also loans that comprise both short-term and medium-term agricultural and commercial real estate loans, equipment loans, residential real estate loans, personal loans and lines of credit, vehicle loans, home improvement loans, business and agricultural operating loans and lines of credit, as well as equipment mortgage loans for selling to the secondary market.

Mission Statement Ames National Corporation is a growth oriented financial services holding company providing leadership, counsel and support to its affiliates with uniform policies and procedures. It shall maintain a strong capital base and achieve superior performance.

Anchor Bancorp P.O. Box 7933 Madison, WI 53707-7933

Description Anchor Bancorp is a holding company for Anchor Bank which offers banking products and services mainly in Western Washington. It accepts various deposit accounts including checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposits and money market deposit accounts.

Mission Statement At AnchorBank, our goal is to make life simpler and more secure for individuals, families and business owners