Oak Ridge, N.J. – August 30, 2023 – Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce that it has been named a winner in the 2023 Best of Sussex County Awards by the New Jersey Herald. We’re proud to be named the BEST Bank and BEST Mortgage Lending Company in Sussex County. Once again, the bank dominated the Finance category – which included the Mortgage Lending Company win for the second year in a row– and the 18th consecutive year Lakeland has been named Best Bank.
“Lakeland Bank would not be what it is today without our loyal customers, and we thank them wholeheartedly for their trust in us to support their financial needs. This honor is one that is so important to the Bank considering the great history our organization and associates have with Sussex County and the surrounding areas,” said Thomas Shara, Lakeland Bank President and CEO. “I’ve always said our people are our greatest resource and this award is a true testament to that. I am so proud of the best-in-class service and experiences they provide to our customers and our communities.”
The New Jersey Herald has been hosting the Best of Sussex County Award program (formerly the Readers’ Choice) for 18 years in Sussex County and the surrounding area to reward local businesses and organizations for making the community an ideal place to live. According to the newspaper, the Awards provide an opportunity for people in the community to vote for their favorite businesses. The top-ranked places earn the right to display the Award Ribbon at their place of business.
About Lakeland Bank
Lakeland Bank is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI), which has over $10 billion in total assets. With an extensive branch network and commercial lending centers throughout New Jersey and Highland Mills, N.Y., the Bank has been offering business and retail banking products and services for over 50 years. 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 for the fifth consecutive year, named a Best Bank To Work For by American Banker and Best Companies Group, 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.