Global Finance Names The Best Regional Banks In The US 2015

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NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 – Global Finance magazine has named the Best Regional Banks in the US, as part of its twenty-second annual awards for the World’s Best Banks in Developed and Emerging Markets. The list of US regional winners follows below. A full report on all winning banks will appear in the May issue of Global Finance.

The editors of Global Finance made the selections after extensive consultations with corporate financial executives, bankers, and analysts around the country. In selecting these top banks, editors considered factors that range from the quantitative objective to the informed subjective.

Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. Subjective criteria included the opinions of equity analysts, credit rating analysts, banking consultants and others involved in the industry.

“The banks that Global Finance is honoring may not be the largest or oldest, but they are the best at targeting their products and offerings to the specific markets they serve,” said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance. “These banks have weathered the volatile conditions of the past few years and are primed to take advantage of global conditons – as they improve.”

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New England Eastern Bank
Mideast Signature Bank
Great Lakes Fifth Third Bancorp
Plains Commerce Bancshares
Southeast BankUnited
Southwest Comerica
Rocky Mountain Glacier Bancorp
Far West Umpqua Bank