Primary Bank is proud to share our recent awards and accolades with our community.
Primary Bank Named Best Performing Bank in the Northeast
S&P Global Market Intelligence ranked Primary Bank the #1 performing community bank in the Northeast with assets under $10 billion.
S&P Global Market Intelligence annually ranks the nation’s best-performing banks and credit unions. The 2022 analysis reviewed 477 eligible banks and thrifts. According to S&P Global, these rankings are based on returns, growth, and efficiency but primarily on the strength and risk profile of the institutions’ balance sheets.
The report states, “Primary Bank had an equal or higher value than the median of top 50 community banks in the region in six of the seven metrics analyzed, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data. At 51.5%, Primary recorded the highest five-year average operating revenue growth among the top 50 banks on the list, much higher than the 6.5% median recorded for all 447 eligible banks.”
2021 Healthiest Bank in New Hampshire
For the 4th year in a row, Primary Bank has achieved an “A+” health rating and is recognized as the healthiest bank in New Hampshire by DepositAccounts.com, as ranked by the Texas Ratio. DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of over 10,000 banks and credit unions in the United States once per quarter. To determine bank ranking and recognition, DepositAccounts.com grades each institution on several factors, including capitalization, deposit growth, and loan-to-reserve ratios.
Primary Bank is Manchester Union Leader Reader’s Choice
Primary Bank was voted the Best Bank 2021 by the readers of the Manchester Union Leader, the state’s largest newspaper.
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Primary Bank Named Top Lender
For the fourth year in a row, Primary Bank has been named the #1 SBA lender in New Hampshire. The US Small Business Administration awarded this distinction for the volume of loans processed under the 7A guarantee program in the SBA’s fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.
Primary Bank Named Healthiest Bank In New Hampshire For the 2nd Year
Primary Bank Leaders Earn Top Award
Primary Bank Receives SBA NH Lender of the Year Award
Primary Bank is the #2 Healthiest Bank in the US, #1 in New England
Primary Bank has been recognized as the #2 Healthiest Bank in the USA, and the #1 Healthiest Bank in New Hampshire and New England by DepositsAccounts.com, a subsidiary of Lending Tree. The financial health of over 11,000 banks and credit unions in the United States is evaluated once per quarter. To determine bank ranking and recognition, DepositAccounts.com grades each institution on a number of factors, including capitalization, deposit growth, and loan-to-reserve ratios.
For a complete listing of the 2018 Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America, visit DepositAccounts.com.
CRDC Awards Primary Bank 2018 Bank of the Year
The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) presented Primary Bank with its 2018 Bank of the Year Award. The award is based on highest dollar volume of lending of loans referred to CRDC in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. CRDC is a non-profit regional development corporation that provides a variety of economic development services to businesses and local governments throughout New Hampshire. This is the third award the CRDC has presented to Primary Bank since our opening in July, 2015.
Visit the CRDC website for award information.
Primary Bank Receives SBA Emerging Lender Award
Primary Bank was presented with the 2018 Emerging Lender Award at the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Annual Meeting held at Manchester Country Club. This recognition was awarded for the volume of loans processed under the 7A guarantee program in the SBA’s fiscal year ending September 30. Primary Bank attained this recognition for closing 30 loans for a total dollar amount of $9.8 million during the fiscal year. The SBA named Primary Bank their fastest growing lender and most recent addition to their list of Preferred Lenders.
Business Excellence Award Winner, Bill Stone of Primary Bank
NH Business Review’s Business Excellence Awards recognize the imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements of business owners and operators in New Hampshire. Bill Stone, president and CEO at Primary Bank in Bedford, NH is the 2017 Business Excellence winner in the financial services category for a small organization.
Visit nhbr.com for Award information.
Dallas Lagerquist of Primary Bank Named Granite United Way's Volunteer of the Year
Primary Bank is proud to announce that our VP, Business Development Officer, Dallas Lagerquist has been named United Way’s Volunteer of the Year. Dallas works with the Southern Region of the United Way on their Employer Campaign committee to earn more supporters for the annual campaigns. She helped coordinate the Granite United Way Employee Campaign at Primary Bank, increasing dollars raised by 100% this year. “Primary Bank is very supportive of my volunteer work,” says Dallas. “It is essential for a local bank to give back to the community.” Read more