Solvay Bank is headquartered in Solvay and is the 59th largest bank in the state of New York. It is also the 943rd largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1917 and as of March of 2014, it had grown to 150 employees at 8 locations. Solvay Bank has a A+ health rating.
Yes they have some of the best rates available for accounts and mortgages, but their service is awful. The mortgage department is especially poor. Questions brushed off, no return phone calls, gives the impression that they don't want to be bothered like they are doing you a favor. Unbelievable!
Their rates are competitive locally, but we have had several instances where we were treated poorly by their tellers. There's an arrogance and unfriendliness by the tellers that we have not encountered at other banks. They seem more interested in "zinging" you than in being helpful. A recent example: a simple transaction where we wanted to exchange $600 in small bills (mostly 20s) into larger bills was met with such antagonism that we gave up on the transaction.
Their ATMs located at their branches and main office are frequently not in service or out of paper.
We currently have multiple accounts with the bank, yet we are rarely treated in a helpful manner.
Great bank overall but if you have good credit but with a marginal past, good luck getting a loan. I recently applied for a loan and was turned down cause of stuff that was on my report. The stuff on the report was taken care of years ago and was given letters of satisfaction. This stuff was brought back into question and was denied a loan. I would not encourage anyone to bank through them if you are triing to rebuild your credit, they will not give you a chance.
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 Solvay Bank had $3.75 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $72.38 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives Solvay Bank a Texas Ratio of 5.18% which is excellent. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.
The Texas Ratio for Solvay Bank decreased dramatically from 8.54% as of March 31, 2013 to 5.18% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 39.41%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for Solvay Bank has improved dramatically in recent periods.
In the past year, Solvay Bank has increased its total deposits by $67.37 million, resulting in 11.59% 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 Solvay Bank 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. Solvay Bank has $721.7 million in assets with $72.38 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 10.03%, which is above average.
|FDIC Certificate #||13297|
|Assets and Liabilities|
|Equity Capital||$66.23 million|
|Loan Loss Allowance||$6.15 million|
|Unbacked Noncurrent Loans||$3.67 million|
|Real Estate Owned||$78,000|
|Historic Data - March 2013|
|Equity Capital||$64.15 million|
|Loan Loss Allowance||$6.49 million|
|Unbacked Noncurrent Loans||$3.67 million|
|Real Estate Owned||$40,000|
|Profit Margin - Quarterly|
|Return on Assets||0.94%|
|Return on Equity||10.15%|
|Interest Income||$5.85 million|
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|0.05%||-||-||Christmas Club - AutoCharge|
|0.05%||-||-||Christmas Club - Coupon|
|0.15%||$100k||-||Money Market Account|
|0.15%||$100k||-||Money Market Advantage|
|0.15%||$100k||-||Non-Personal Money Market Account|
|0.15%||$100k||-||Non-Personal Money Market Advantage|
|2.00%||-||$15k||High Interest Checking - Qualifying|
|0.05%||-||-||High Interest Checking - Non Qualifying|
|0.05%||-||-||Business NOW Account|
|1.75%||$500||-||60 Month CD|
|1.65%||$500||-||48 Month CD|
|1.10%||$500||-||36 Month CD|
|0.80%||$500||-||30 Month CD|
|0.60%||$500||-||24 Month CD|
|0.55%||$500||-||18 Month CD|
|0.50%||$500||-||12 Month CD|
|0.25%||$500||-||182 Day CD|
|0.15%||$500||-||91 Day CD|
|1.75%||$500||-||60 Month IRA|
|1.65%||$500||-||48 Month IRA|
|1.10%||$500||-||36 Month IRA|
|0.80%||$500||-||30 Month IRA|
|0.60%||$500||-||24 Month IRA|
|0.55%||$500||-||18 Month IRA|
|0.50%||$500||-||12 Month IRA|
|0.25%||$500||-||182 Day IRA|
|Solvay Bank Locations|
|Syracuse Branch||109 South Warren Street||Syracuse, NY 13202|
|Solvay Bank||1537 Milton Avenue||Solvay, NY 13209|
|Fairmount Branch||4131 West Genesee St||Syracuse, NY 13219|
|Westvale Branch||527 Charles Avenue||Solvay, NY 13209|
|Camillus Branch||56 Genesee Street||Camillus, NY 13031|
|North Syracuse Branch||628 South Main Street||North Syracuse, NY 13212|
|Liverpool Branch||7421 Oswego Road||Liverpool, NY 13090|
|Cicero Branch||7895 Brewerton Road||Cicero, NY 13039|