Customers benefit from cooperative ownership
Arlington, Va – (September 16, 2019) – National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial institution dedicated to providing banking solutions to cooperatives nationwide, is pleased to announce the issuance of an $8.8 million patronage refund to 1,711 cooperative shareholders nationwide, including $3.5 million in cash.
As a cooperative, NCB remitted a patronage refund on September 10, 2019. The refund is distributed in the form of cash and additional stock, as directed by the Board of Directors and creates a mutually beneficial relationship between the institution and its cooperative owners. Shareholders receiving patronage are those that paid interest and /or fees on a patronage basis in 2018.
“As a cooperatively owned financial institution, the benefits of ownership can be very rewarding,” stated Charles E. Snyder, president and CEO. “We greatly value the business we have with our cooperative customers, many of which have been shareholders and committed to NCB’s success for a very long time. Our success is their success.”
NCB provides comprehensive banking products and services to cooperatives and other member owned organizations throughout the country. What makes NCB unique is that the bank and its holding company were built to address the financial needs of an underserved market niche – people who join together cooperatively to meet personal, social or business needs.