Republic Bank named Best Bank in America by Newsweek | Business



LOUISVILLE, Ky .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 15, 2021–

Republic Bank & Trust Company (“Republic” or “Bank”) was named best bank in Kentucky with assets of up to $ 10 billion in Newsweek annual rankings, America’s Best Banks 2022.

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“We are delighted to be recognized by News week“said Logan Pichel, President and CEO of Republic Bank.” This reflects the excellent work being done in all areas of the bank. Our people, from our associates to the clients we serve, are the reason why we are at the top of the list and I am very proud of our entire team for making this recognition possible.

News week and Lending Tree, the online marketplace and comparison site for financial services, have teamed up to rate over 2,500 financial hunches on more than 30 factors, including overall bank health, customer service performance, digital and in-branch presence, account and loan options, interest rate offers and fees.

“As a community bank, we are deeply invested in the communities where we operate,” said Pichel. “From online banking experiences that match or exceed what large national banks offer, to initiatives that support underserved communities, we are committed to making our banking products and services accessible to all and to our stronger communities. “

Earlier this year, Republic led a unique bank loan partnership to support the Louisville Urban League health and wellness facility in West Louisville. The initiative brought together competing financial institutions for a common cause and closed the $ 10 million gap to fund the facility.

This latest community loan builds on other important lending and investment initiatives of the Louisville banking community to support underserved communities. For Republic, recent examples include the $ 3M Community Loan Fund, launched in 2020 to support small businesses and promote business development and job creation in low to moderate income communities, and the YMCA. of the $ 28 million Republic Bank Foundation in West Louisville.

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About the Bank of the Republic

Republic Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) is the parent company of Republic Bank & Trust Company (the “Bank”). The Bank currently has 42 full-service banking centers in five states: twenty-eight banking centers in eight Kentucky communities – Covington, Crestview Hills, Florence, Georgetown, Lexington, Louisville, Shelbyville and Shepherdsville; three banking centers in southern Indiana: Floyds Knobs, Jeffersonville and New Albany; seven banking centers in six communities in Florida (Tampa MSA) – Largo, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, Seminole, Tampa and Temple Terrace; two banking centers in two communities in Tennessee (Nashville MSA) – Cool Springs and Green Hills; and two banking centers in two Ohio communities (Cincinnati MSA) – Norwood and West Chester. The Bank offers Internet banking services at The company has approximately $ 6.2 billion in assets and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The Class A common shares of the Company are listed under the symbol “RBCAA” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

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