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10197 Cleary Boulevard
Plantation, FL 33324

OptimumBank is headquartered in Plantation and is the 148th largest bank in the state of Florida. It is also the 4,031st largest bank in the nation. It was established in 2000 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 20 employees at 3 locations. OptimumBank's money market rates are 30% higher than the national average, but it has a C- health rating.

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 OptimumBank had $15.52 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $8.34 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives OptimumBank a Texas Ratio of 186.17% which is poor. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for OptimumBank decreased slightly from 208.23% as of March 31, 2013 to 186.17% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 10.59%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for OptimumBank has improved slightly in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, OptimumBank has increased its total deposits by $5.84 million, resulting in 6.03% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth OptimumBank has shown is excellent.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. OptimumBank has $132.61 million in assets with $8.34 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 6.29%, which is below average.

Institution Statistics

FDIC Certificate #35430
Year Established2000
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$132.61 million
Loans$77.44 million
Deposits$102.69 million
Equity Capital$6.12 million
Loan Loss Allowance$2.22 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$8.13 million
Real Estate Owned$7.39 million
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$135.71 million
Equity Capital$10.15 million
Loan Loss Allowance$2.54 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$8.13 million
Real Estate Owned$11.45 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin3.69%
Return on Assets1.84%
Return on Equity41.85%
Interest Income$1.24 million

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OptimumBank Savings Account Rates

0.25%$100k-Optimum Savings
0.15%--Regular Savings

OptimumBank Money Market Rates

0.57%$100k-Money Market Checking
0.57%$100k-Business Money Market Checking

OptimumBank Checking Account Rates

0.25%$1k-Optimum Checking

OptimumBank CD Rates

1.20%$1k-60 Month CD
0.95%$1k-48 Month CD
0.90%$1k-42 Month CD
0.80%$1k-36 Month CD
0.75%$1k-30 Month CD
0.65%$1k-24 Month CD
0.55%$1k-18 Month CD
0.45%$1k-12 Month CD
0.35%$1k-9 Month CD
0.30%$1k-6 Month CD
0.20%$1k-3 Month CD

OptimumBank Locations
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