Independent Banker Recognizes Top-Producing Lenders Nationwide


Washington, D.C. (July 1, 2016)—
This month’s issue of Independent Banker®, the award-winning magazine of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), spotlights Main Street’s top-producing lenders.

“The community banks profiled are dynamic and hard-working lenders for their customers and communities,” said Chris Lorence, ICBA executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “These standard-bearers have excelled by focusing on fundamentals of relationship-based lending and the particular needs of their individual customers.”

Independent Banker’s listing identified the 150 community bank lenders with the highest dollar-value percentage of loans to assets in 2015. The magazine also identified the 75 leading lenders in commercial, consumer/mortgage and agricultural lending. The community banks recognized in all the listings also earned solid ratings from Kroll Bond Rating Agency.

Based on that industry data, ICBA spotlighted these community banks, which have served four particular lending categories extremely well:

For the full stories on these community banks, visit the Independent Banker website at

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About ICBA
The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for more than 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.