Bank named among ‘Top 18 Extraordinary Banks’ in US

Citizens and Northern Bank recently was named one of the top 18 extraordinary banks in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking, a news release said.

Recognized as the winner among banks with more than $1 billion in assets, Citizens and Northern Bank earned the Institute’s Thought Leader Banky Award for excellence in unique and cutting-edge practices, the “Thank God It’s Monday Culture Banky Award” for their high levels of employee engagement and the Money Smarts Banky Award for Financial Literacy Education through extraordinary service to their customers.

“We appreciate The  Institute for recognizing us with these important awards and I expect this positive momentum to continue for many years to come,” the news release said.

The Extraordinary Banking Awards exist to highlight the vital, yet often overlooked, role that local, community banks play in our economy, according to the news release. This year, the awards recognized the top 1 percent, just 60 of the 6,000 community banks in America. It is the Mark of Excellence for Community Banks.

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Citizens and Northern Bank is a local, independent community bank providing complete financial, investment and insurance services through 26 full-service offices throughout Cameron, Potter, McKean, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming counties in Pennsylvania and in Canisteo and Hornell, New York. Citizens and Northern Bank can be found on the worldwide web at