Recognizing the Top 1% of Community Banks in America

Consumers use the Grammys to guide their music purchases, the Emmys lead them to the best of television, and the Tonys highlight outstanding live theater…Now, they have the Bankys® as their guide to discovering the very best, most extraordinary banks in their communities, and in the country.

Just 60 out of 6,000 community banks meet the strict standards of The Institute for Extraordinary Bankers™ and are awarded the designation of Banky® Winner, 2016

The 2016 Extraordinary Bank of the Year

Congratulations to Home State Bank, Jefferson, Iowa, Winner of the 2016 Extraordinary Bank of the Year Award for their overall excellence in five categories – philanthropy, customer service, workplace culture, thought leadership, and financial literacy education.

Finalists for the award were First Bank, Carmi, Illinois and Pioneer Bank, St. James, Minnesota.

The 2016 Extraordinary Bank of the Year

One bank was recognized in each of five categories as the Category Excellence Winner. Sixty banks received Banky Awards at the 2016 Extraordinary Banking Awards on September 21st, in Chicago.

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