Forbes and Statista recognize nationwide banks with prestige award
Oak Ridge, N.J. – June 24, 2021 – Thomas J. Shara, president and CEO of Lakeland Bancorp, is pleased to announce Lakeland Bank has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021 and was ranked #1 in New Jersey. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
“It is truly an honor for Lakeland Bank to be recognized for the third consecutive year on the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State-Banks,” said Shara. “Based on the results of the study, we are extremely proud to be named among the most respected banks in the nation and are grateful for the opportunity to serve our communities as we continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers, associates, and shareholders."
Forbes and Statista identified America’s Best-In-State Banks 2021 based on an independent survey of approximately 25,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate banks at which they have or previously have had checking accounts. Participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction; they also assessed banks in the following areas: Trust, Terms & Conditions, Branch Services, Digital Services, Customer Service, and Financial Advice.
The America’s Best-In-State Banks list was announced on June 24, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $7.7 billion in total assets. With an extensive branch network and commercial lending centers throughout New Jersey and Highland Mills, N.Y., the Bank offers business and retail banking products and services. Business services include commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, loans for healthcare services, asset-based lending, equipment financing, small business loans and lines, and cash management services. Consumer services include online and mobile banking, home equity loans and lines, mortgage options and wealth management solutions. Lakeland is proud to be recognized as a Best-In-State Bank by Forbes and Statista, rated a 5-Star Bank by Bauer Financial and named one of New Jersey’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ. Visit LakelandBank.com for more information.