Popular Community Bank Recognized as a “Best Bank” According to MONEY Magazine Survey


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Monday, November 3, 2014 2:26 pm EST


"We strive to give an exceptional customer experience through better products, offerings, service and support."

Popular Community Bank, a subsidiary of Popular, Inc. (Nasdaq: BPOP) and one of the nation’s premier community banks was among one of the “Best Banks” in MONEY Magazine’s recent survey which reviewed 70 of the nation’s largest banks for their checking, savings, and CD terms .

Popular Community Bank was included as a winner in the “Best Midsize Banks” category. According to MONEY Magazine this is for anyone seeking more of a personal relationship and better terms than you get at megabanks, without sacrificing branch accessibility. For this category, MONEY evaluated brick-and-mortar banks on their list with fewer than 1,000 branches.  

“We are thrilled to be included in MONEY’s survey and to live up to the descriptors in the areas of personal relationships and branch accessibility as shared in the category for best midsize bank,” said Manuel Chinea, COO of Popular Community Bank. “We strive to give an exceptional customer experience through better products, offerings, service and support.”

According to MONEY Magazine, Popular Community Bank was a winner because of the bank’s above-average yields on both checking and savings, with low fees that are relatively easy to waive. For the full article and terms for the standout accounts noted visit: http://ti.me/1FW991u.

About Popular Community Bank

Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) is the leading banking institution by both assets and deposits in Puerto Rico and ranks among the top 50 U.S. banks by assets. In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise that does business as Popular Community Bank, providing a broad range of financial services and products, with branches in South Florida, New York and New Jersey.


On April 23, 2014, Popular entered into definitive agreements to sell regional operations in Illinois, Central Florida and California, including 41 branches. Central Florida and Illinois have been completed. The California sale expects to close in Q4 2014. Popular Community Bank will have 47 branches in the New York/New Jersey and South Florida regions.


Services of Popular are available at branches and online at http://popularcommunitybank.com. For customers seeking more information, call 1-800-377-0800 or email popularnet@bpop.com. Find out about the community service of Popular Community Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PopularCommunityBank.

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