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The Westchester Bank Selected A Top 25-Producing Commercial Lender in America

Bank Also Honored as ‘Outstanding Big Business Partner for Small Business’

Published 02/08/2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristin Ball The Westchester Bank (914) 368-9919

WHITE PLAINS, NY (September 8, 2016). The Westchester Bank is pleased to announce its selection as a 2016 „National Top-Producing Commercial Lender‟ for Community Banks, according to Independent Banker, the award-winning magazine of the Independent Community Bankers of America. The Westchester Bank ranked #4 out on the Top 25 Commercial Lenders list nationwide with assets of $500 million to $1 billion. This announcement coincides with another recent award selection of The Westchester Bank as a 2016 Excellence in Small Business Award recipient in the category of „Outstanding Big Business Partner for Small Business‟. This 914Inc. Magazine recognition will be officially awarded at a ceremony this September 22nd at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains.

These two selections, one national and one local, represent the growing national reputation of The Westchester Bank as a result of its focus on meeting the local lending needs of small to mid-sized companies. John M. Tolomer, President & CEO of The Westchester Bank stated, “We‟re extremely fortunate and honored to be chosen for both of these prestigious awards. It‟s a testament to a simple but steadfast philosophy that customers and community come first. Our entire bank team works tirelessly to deliver world-class banking service to every customer. Our relationship-based, business lending model of Banking Made Personal continues to resonate with the local business community in Westchester and surrounding areas. Whatever honors The Westchester Bank receives is the direct result of the effective execution of this business model,” Mr. Tolomer concluded.

About The Westchester Bank

The Westchester Bank is a New York State Chartered and full service FDIC insured commercial bank offering state-of-the-art technology with a comprehensive line of banking products to businesses and consumers including: business and personal checking, business lending, commercial mortgages, savings accounts, CD‟s, money market accounts, Interest on Lawyer Accounts (IOLA), attorney escrow accounts and tenant security accounts. The Westchester Bank is headquartered in White Plains at 12 Water Street and has five branch locations: Yonkers at 2001 Central Park Avenue, White Plains at 464 Mamaroneck Avenue, Thornwood at 994 Broadway, Mount Kisco at 51 South Moger Avenue and Mamaroneck at 305 Mamaroneck Avenue. For more information about The Westchester Bank products and personal services, please visit or contact Kristin Ball at (914) 368-9919.