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The Farmers Bank Remains a Top 200 Community Bank

Frankfort, IN — For a fifth year in a row, The Farmers Bank is pleased to announce they have once again been included in the American Banker Magazine’s ranking of the Top 200 Community Banks in the country.  American Banker Magazine ranks the best performers based on the bank’s return on average equity over the past three years.  This year, The Farmers Bank ranked number 51 with a three-year average Return on Average Equity (ROAE) of 11.36% as of December 31, 2017. 

The Farmers Bank ranked 3rd among the 12 Indiana Banks included.

President and CEO Karen F. Gregerson stated, “We are pleased to rank in the Top 200 performing community banks in the nation for the fifth year running.  This designation illustrates the continued financial strength and performance of The Farmers Bank.  We are honored to be listed with such quality banks from across the country.  Our talented team of bankers, including our Board of Directors, management team, and our entire staff, has made it their commitment to develop relationships that will allow our customers, communities and shareholders to be successful.  We are committed to community banking and the future looks promising.  Our vision hasn’t changed; to financially serve our markets in central Indiana and to bring a strong return to our shareholders.  We have a vibrant heritage and are honored and humbled to continue this legacy.”

The Farmers Bank is a $530 million asset organization chartered in 1876 with headquarters in Frankfort, IN.  The Farmers Bank is locally owned and operated with 10 banking offices located in Central Indiana providing retail, business, trust & asset management, investment, mortgage, and electronic banking services.  Additional information can be found at www.thefarmersbank.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.