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645 East 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60619

Seaway Bank and Trust Company is headquartered in Chicago and is the 76th largest bank in the state of Illinois. It is also the 1,252nd largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1965 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 270 employees at 12 locations. Seaway Bank and Trust Company has a C+ health rating.

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Horrible Bank Go Elsewhere!!

Do not even think about it.

This bank really is bad. Customer service is terrible, and they do not subordinate. STAY AWAY!!


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 Seaway Bank and Trust Company had $46.04 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $56.06 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Seaway Bank and Trust Company a Texas Ratio of 82.13% which is below average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for Seaway Bank and Trust Company decreased slightly from 98.97% as of March 31, 2013 to 82.13% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 17.02%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Seaway Bank and Trust Company has improved slightly in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, Seaway Bank and Trust Company has decreased its total deposits by -$2.22 million, resulting in -0.45% 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 Seaway Bank and Trust Company has shown is average.



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. Seaway Bank and Trust Company has $538.15 million in assets with $56.06 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 10.42%, which is above average.

Institution Statistics

FDIC Certificate #19328
Year Established1965
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$538.15 million
Loans$259.96 million
Deposits$492.31 million
Equity Capital$34.10 million
Loan Loss Allowance$21.96 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$45.17 million
Real Estate Owned$872,000
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$554.20 million
Equity Capital$41.34 million
Loan Loss Allowance$20.33 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$45.17 million
Real Estate Owned$2.64 million
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Net Interest Margin4.6%
Return on Assets-0.37%
Return on Equity-5.96%
Interest Income$5.81 million

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Seaway Bank and Trust Company Savings Account Rates

0.15%--Regular Savings
0.15%--Electronic Transfer Account
0.15%--Christmas Club
0.15%--Vacation Club
0.15%--Young Savers

Seaway Bank and Trust Company Money Market Rates

0.10%$100k-Platinum Money Market
0.05%$1,500-Commercial Money Market
0.03%$1k-Money Market Account

Seaway Bank and Trust Company Checking Account Rates

0.05%$100-Classic Club Plus
0.05%$1,500-Non-Profit NOW
0.05%$100-Classic Club
0.03%$100-NOW Checking

Seaway Bank and Trust Company CD Rates

0.45%$1k-5 Year CD
0.40%$1k-4 Year CD
0.35%$1k-3 Year CD
0.20%$1k-2 Year CD
0.18%$1k-1 Year CD
0.17%$100k-1 Year Jumbo CD
0.13%$100k-270 Day Jumbo CD
0.10%$100k-150 Day Jumbo CD
0.10%$100k-180 Day Jumbo CD
0.07%$100k-120 Day Jumbo CD
0.06%$1k-182 Day CD
0.06%$100k-60 Day Jumbo CD
0.06%$100k-90 Day Jumbo CD
0.03%$1k-92 Day CD

Seaway Bank and Trust Company IRA Rates

0.45%$1k-5 Year IRA
0.40%$1k-4 Year IRA
0.35%$1k-3 Year IRA
0.20%$1k-2 Year IRA
0.18%$1k-1 Year IRA
0.17%$100k-1 Year Jumbo IRA
0.13%$100k-270 Day Jumbo IRA
0.10%$100k-150 Day Jumbo IRA
0.10%$100k-180 Day Jumbo IRA
0.07%$100k-120 Day Jumbo IRA
0.06%$100k-60 Day Jumbo IRA
0.06%$100k-90 Day Jumbo IRA
0.06%$1k-182 Day IRA
0.03%$1k-92 Day IRA

Seaway Bank and Trust Company has 12 locations. Click to view all Seaway Bank and Trust Company locations.