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First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB) Recognized for Remarkable 2020 Performance

08/23/2021 | Accolades

Citizens Financial Services, Inc., holding company for First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB), was recently recognized for their 2020 performance, ranking highly in the prestigious Bank Directors Performance Scorecard. Citizens Financial Services, Inc. ranked 29th nationally and was the highest-ranking PA bank in the asset category of $1 billion to $5 billion. This is the first time in the organization's history to be named in this Scorecard. Each year, Bank Director ranks the 300 largest exchange-traded banks in the United States. The Scorecard uses five metrics related to profitability, asset quality and capital adequacy to score each bank's performance.

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Citizens Financial Services 44th Top-Performing Community Bank in Nation

05/28/2021 | CZFS, Announcements, Accolades

For 14 consecutive years, Citizens Financial Services, Inc., the bank holding company for First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB), has been recognized as one of the nation's top-performing community banks by the American Bankers Association. For their 2020 performance, FCCB ranked 2nd for banks in the state of Pennsylvania where they are headquartered and 44th overall - up 15 places from the previous year.

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First Citizens Community Bank Customers Appreciate Banks Response to Pandemic

03/15/2021 | Employees, Accolades, Community

The COVID-19 pandemic took all banks, and their customers, by surprise. With branch closings, remote work, and the introduction of the Paycheck Protection Program, many banks struggled to provide the same level of service they did pre-pandemic. However, in a recent Rivel Banking Benchmark study, First Citizens' customers were given the opportunity to rate the bank's pandemic response in comparison to their competitors. The results? First Citizens Community Bank was ranked 5th in the state of Pennsylvania for the quality of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic!

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First Citizens Community Bank Celebrates Top "Overall Quality" Ranking Among North Central, PA Banks

10/13/2020 | Accolades

In the most recent edition of Banking Mid Atlantic magazine, First Citizens Community Bank (FCCB) was ranked as the third bank in North Central, PA for overall quality along with First Keystone Community Bank, The Northumberland National Bank, Woodlands Bank, and First Columbia Bank & Trust.

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FCCB Ranks as a Top Bank in the Nation

05/27/2020 | Accolades

When the American Bankers Association recently announced the top-performing community banks in the nation, First Citizens Community Bank made the list once again, ranking 59th, up seventeen places from the previous year. They ranked 3rd for banks in the state of Pennsylvania where they are headquartered. FCCB has been recognized by the ABA for its financial performance for thirteen consecutive years. Rankings are based on a three-year average Return on Equity (ROE). According to the ABA, the two key factors that contributed to the performance of the top banks were profitable lending and effectively managing expenses.

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