Best Banks in America

Commerce Bank - It was voted the best bank in America in 2006, 2007 and 2008 by JD Power for its absolute commitment to customers. Forbes magazine ranked Commerce third on its list of America's Best Banks in its January 18, 2010 issue. Commerce Bank, a Missouri-based company with headquarters in Kansas City and St. Louis, provides financial services for businesses and individuals. In July 1991, Commerce was ranked “Best Overall Performer” by United States Banker for an unprecedented second year in a row.

UMB Bank - UMB has received numerous awards and recognition for outstanding business and service. It has been awarded a gold award for being voted “The Best Bank in Kansas City” in Ingram's magazine Best of Business Kansas City listing. In addition, UMB Financial Corporation was ranked number two on the Forbes “Best Banks in America”.

First Citizens Bank - It is the recipient of multiple national awards for customer satisfaction, sustainable profitability, overall stability and security. Forbes has named its holding company, First Citizens BancShares, the fourth-best bank in America in its December 2010 "America's Best and Worst Banks" ranking. Data was gathered on eight measures of financial soundness, including asset quality, capital adequacy and profitability.

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