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The Westchester Bank Named One of Nationís Top Commercial Lenders

Selected by Independent Banker Magazine from Community Banks Across Country with Over $500 Million in Assets

Published 07/20/2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (July 20, 2017). The Westchester Bank was recently named by Independent Banker Magazine as one of the nation’s top-producing commercial lenders. The Bank was recognized within the category of Community Bank Commercial Lenders with assets in excess of $500 million. The Westchester Bank was ranked #5 overall in the nation based on the highest dollar-value percentage of loans to assets in 2016.

This selection comes as The Westchester Bank continues its record growth and expansion with a focus on small to mid-sized businesses throughout Westchester and surrounding areas. John M. Tolomer, President & CEO, stated, “Our success is a direct result of executing on a simple business model, Banking Made Personal. Companies work with us because we understand the local landscape, listen to their needs and provide solutions to meet those goals. And we do so in a highly personalized manner that reflects an internal culture of providing quality service and real customer care to each and every customer. We’re fortunate to have such a strong stable of business partners to work with as we continue to outpace our most optimistic projections, now exceeding $770 million in total assets,” Mr. Tolomer concluded.

The Bank’s Top-Producing Lender selection comes on the heels of additional industry accolades The Westchester Bank has received that include a 2017 Best Companies to Work for in NYS and a Bauer Financial 5-Star Rating for a fifth consecutive year.

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 at 12 Water Street in White Plains with branches in Yonkers at 2001 Central Park Avenue, White Plains at 464 Mamaroneck Avenue, Thornwood at 994 Broadway, Mt. Kisco at 51 S. Moger Avenue, Mamaroneck at 305 Mamaroneck Avenue and Rye Brook at 800 Westchester Ave – 4 th floor. For more information about The Westchester Bank please visit TheWestchesterBank.com or contact Kristin Ball at (914) 368-9919.

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Organized Banking for California Closets
From Left to Right: Bob Westenberg, John Tolomer

“I want a bank that really understands my business and responds quickly to my needs. That’s why my bank is The Westchester Bank. They offer everything the big banks have but with a personal touch.”

Bob Westenberg, Owner, California Closets
John Tolomer, President & CEO, The Westchester Bank


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