Distinction as nation’s Top 100 demonstrates strong commitment to agriculture lending.
Berne, Ind. – First Bank of Berne has been listed as a Top 100 Farm Lender in the nation by American Bankers Association, the largest banking trade association in the United States. The Top 100 list is determined by farm loan volume.
First Bank of Berne has a long history of agriculture lending, beginning when it opened in 1891. Today, First Bank of Berne has grown into a regional leader in agribusiness lending, as evidenced by being named to the nation’s Top 100 list. First Bank of Berne employs experienced farm financial consultants with proven ability to help agribusinesses prosper. The community bank offers a variety of agricultural lending, including both long- and short-term loans. First Bank of Berne also provides extended services such as farm financial consulting and custom-designed crop insurance.
“We’re proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s leading ag lenders,” said Rick Gentis, First Bank of Berne Agribusiness Banking Manager. “The knowledge, experience, and expertise our entire staff, especially our ag lending team, offers our customers is paramount to the continued growth and success of our area.”
First Bank of Berne serves northern Indiana and northwest Ohio. The bank is committed to each of the communities it serves, focusing on both business and agribusiness services designed to help these communities grow and thrive.