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615 Church Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

Bank of the James is headquartered in Lynchburg and is the 35th largest bank in the state of Virginia. It is also the 1,244th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1999 and as of March of 2017, it had grown to 137 employees at 14 locations. Bank of the James has an A health rating.

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Best local bank in central Va

Posted by: Cnseinar | Aug 19, 2016

For the most part, I always get great customer service when I walk in to any of these local branches. At my typical branch, someone always greets me and opens the door for me, making me feel relaxed and positive before I even begin my transaction. I have business accounts with them and I've had the pleasure of working with bankers on several occasions. Every time, they have been curious and been good listeners, ensuring that I get the most out of my accounts and with the least amount of fees. They fix my problems quickly and I don't have to wait around all day to talk to someone like I would at some larger banks. I am considering moving my personal accounts to them too but the main two things holding me back is that I like having locations across multiple states in case I am out of town, and they're mobile/web experience is not as strong and user friendly as some other big banks. It is important to me to be able to access accounts quickly online.


Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #35207
Year Established1999
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD0.57%
Return on Equity - YTD6.47%
Annual Interest Income$5.5MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$578.7MM$525.0MM
LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$467.9MM$437.4MM
DepositsQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$523.5MM$474.6MM
Equity CapitalQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$53.1MM$48.8MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$5.7MM$4.8MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$3.1MM$2.7MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2017vs Q1 2016$2.8MM$2.4MM

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