Farmers State Bank Named Among Top Extraordinary Banks in U.S.A.


Pittsfield, IL November 7, 2016 – Farmers State Bank has been recognized and was named as one of the Top Extraordinary Banks by the Institute for Extraordinary Banking at the 2016 Banky® Awards Ceremony held recently in Chicago, IL.  


Farmers State Bank was named this year’s winner of the Above & Beyond Customer Service Banky® Award across all sizes of community banks, as well as a category winner in the Less than $300 Million Asset Class. Farmers State Bank earned these awards for consistently creating “WOW!” experiences for their clients as a result of their exemplary focus on customers, and the amazing results they’ve produced.


“Winning this award means a lot to us at Farmers State Bank. It validates that we are living our vision, ‘Every Customer Feels Like the Only Customer- Every Time,’” said Nevin Grigsby, President, Farmers State Bank. “I’m proud of our employees, and I’m proud to be part of an organization that keeps customer service at the forefront of everything we do.”


The Extraordinary Banking™ Awards exist to highlight the vital, yet often overlooked, role that local community banks play in our economy. Consumers use the Grammys to guide their music purchases, the Emmy’s lead them to the best of television, and the Tonys highlight outstanding live theater.   Now, consumers have the Banky® Awards as their guide to discovering the very best, most extraordinary banks in their communities, and in the country.   This year, the Banky’s recognized the top 1 percent, just 60 of the 6000 community banks in America. The Banky is the Mark of Excellence for Community Banks.


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