Legacy Bank & Trust Honored Amongst Top 100 U.S. Community Banks

Legacy Bank and Trust was ranked 16th in the nation by S&P Global Market Intelligence’s ranking of the top 100 U.S. community banks with assets less than $3 billion for 2018; an honor that positions Legacy within the top 1% of Community Banks in the country.  

Legacy was the highest rated bank on the list headquartered in Missouri and the only bank chartered in Southwest Missouri to be honored. There are 4,619 banks and thrifts eligible for the ranking. The rankings were comprised from a multitude of factors including return on equity, net interest margin, loan growth and asset quality factors.

“We are proud to be recognized. Management steadily built a strong foundation and dynamic culture through our entire organization that has led to a healthy bank focused on our communities, customers and employees.”, said John Everett, President and CEO.

The complete list of the top 100 banks can be found at: https://www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/5zt6a8x6w9-uBR3RAAq5xg2

About Legacy Bank and Trust: Legacy Bank and Trust was originally founded in 1907 and is chartered in Rogersville, MO. Legacy employs 75 associates across its seven locations. As of the end of 2018, Legacy had total assets of $252 million. Legacy Bank and Trust is certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Financial Development Institution (CDFI).