Overview / Commentary
100 South Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company is headquartered in Alexandria and is the 10th largest bank in the state of Virginia. It is also the 313th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1852 and as of March of 2018, it had grown to 469 employees at 25 locations. Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company's money market rates are 3X the national average, and it has an A health rating.

Reviews (7)

Free Checking and ATM's!

It's a no wonder this bank has been around since 1852. Loyal customers can expect free checking and ATM reimbursements and well as discounts from local merchants. Online and mobile banking is simple yet secure. But, their shining star is their exemplary customer service. While out of town, I discovered my debit card was breached and my checking account drained. Not being able to make it to a branch, the restoration of funds was handled swiftly over the phone and with a quick fax of an affidavit. I was assisted by extremely polite and competent personnel.

The best little bank in town

Burke and Herbert is just the best little bank around- anywhere. The sincere customer service is this banks shining star. I have been a customer for the past twenty years, and can't imagine going anywhere else. While remaining small, this banks has grown to accommodate internet banking. The website is easily navigated and ALL ATMS are FREE! Last year, my bank card was compromised while I was in Florida. I know I sounded absolutely distraught on the phone, but I was easily calmed by customer service who helped me through the process. My account, down to the penny was up and running the very next day! Most anyone in the Northern Virginia area would recognize this bank's mascot, the parrot. Burke and Herbert participated in numerous community projects and truly gives back directly to the community. I can't imagine ever banking anywhere else!

Great Bank

My father was with this bank for over 50 years . He constantly begged me to open an account . I finally had a horrific experience with BB@T , then decided it was time to go elsewhere. I have been with Burke and Herbert for around 8 years . I love the people . They are personable and they know me by my first name at my branch. I have had so many bad experiences with many other banks this is the only one as of yet that I have never had a problem with. Fees are still lower than other banks as well and 100% free atm use anywhere makes this bank even more desirable !!

Wow! You Don't See This Everyday.

Posted by: Denton | Sep 11, 2014

The response from the Chairman and CEO of the bank himself speaks volumes. This is MY kind of bank!

Third Party Check - Reply

Posted by: HuntBurke | Sep 11, 2014

Thank you for being a Burke and Herbert Bank Customer. This is my first time on this site, and I noted with concern the comment (dsanders) about our requiring the identity of an endorser and the consistency of the application of our policies.

Every transaction is unique, but our decisions are based on the identity and resources of the individuals involved. We needed to identify the original endorser (who did not necessarily need to be a bank customer) and the customer would have needed to keep sufficient funds on deposit to cover the check if there were a problem. We always have management - including me - who can look at an individual situation. That is the beauty of banking locally.

Yours very truly,

Hunt Burke

Oldest bank in Virginia

This bank is a local bank that has been serving people for many generations in the Northern Virginia area as it is Virginia's oldest bank. Its really unique and quite cool as it is owned and operated by members of the Burke and Herbert families since the 1800's. They offer superb customer service and an old fashioned approach to banking without omitting the convenience of modern technology and all that it has to offer. Using this bank makes me feel like a part of a family that I can trust.

Third Party Check

Posted by: dsanders | Aug 31, 2012

I went to the drive thru window on August 31, 2012 to deposit a third party check in the amount of $1,500 and was told the person who is signing the check over to me must have a signature on file with Burke and Herbert.  I’ve deposited two $4,000 and 1 $1,500 checks in the past and wasn’t turned away.  This bank isn’t consistent with the way they do business.


Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #11578
Year Established1852
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.1%
Return on Equity - YTD9.86%
Annual Interest Income$27.1MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$3.04B$3.03B
LoansQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$1.85B$1.73B
DepositsQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$2.34B$2.34B
Equity CapitalQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$338.0MM$334.1MM
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$16.6MM$17.9MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$11.4MM$7.3MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2018vs Q1 2017$411.00K$497.00K
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Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company Savings Account Rates

0.05%$50-Statement Savings Account
0.05%--Kid's Savings Account
0.05%$50-Business Savings Account

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company Money Market Rates

1.76%*$1m*-Business Super Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.93% Up to $25k | 1.14% $25k - $100k | 1.51% $100k - $250k | 1.56% $250k - $500k | 1.64% $500k - $1mm
1.75%--Business Super Money Market - Introductory Rate
1.25%--Super Money Market - Introductory Rate
1.08%*$1m*-Super Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.68% Up to $25k | 0.70% $25k - $100k | 0.83% $100k - $250k | 0.93% $250k - $500k | 1.03% $500k - $1mm
0.45%*$500k*-Premium Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $1k - $25k | 0.15% $25k - $100k | 0.30% $100k - $250k | 0.40% $250k - $500k
0.45%*$500k*-Business Premium Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.10% $1k - $25k | 0.15% $25k - $100k | 0.30% $100k - $250k | 0.40% $250k - $500k
0.25%*$100k*-Regular Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $1k - $2,500 | 0.10% $2,500 - $25k | 0.15% $25k - $100k
0.25%*$100k*-Business Money Market Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $1k - $2,500 | 0.10% $2,500 - $25k | 0.15% $25k - $100k

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company Checking Account Rates

0.20%$100-Interest on Lawyer Trust Account (IOLTA)
0.15%$25k-Non-Profit Interest Checking
0.05%$100-Interest Checking Account

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company CD Rates

2.50%$1k-24 Month Featured CD
2.00%$1k-11 Month Featured Bump Up CD
1.10%$10k-60 Month CD w/ checking
1.10%$100k-60 Month Jumbo CD w/ checking
1.00%*$25k*-30 Month Stepped CD w/ checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.40% $500 - $10k | 0.75% $10k - $25k
0.90%$10k-48 Month CD w/ checking
0.90%$10k-60 Month CD w/o checking
0.90%$100k-48 Month Jumbo CD w/ checking
0.90%$100k-60 Month Jumbo CD w/o checking
0.80%$10k-36 Month CD w/ checking
0.80%$10k-48 Month CD w/o checking
0.80%$100k-36 Month Jumbo CD w/ checking
0.80%$100k-48 Month Jumbo CD w/o checking
0.80%$25k-35 Month Bump Up CD w/ checking
0.70%$10k-36 Month CD w/o checking
0.70%$500-48 Month CD
0.70%$100k-36 Month Jumbo CD w/o checking
0.70%$10k-35 Month Bump Up CD w/ checking
0.65%$500-60 Month CD
0.60%$500-30 Month CD
0.60%$500-36 Month CD
0.60%$25k-25 Month Bump Up CD w/ checking
0.55%$500-18 Month CD
0.55%$100k-18 Month Jumbo CD
0.55%$10k-35 Month Bump Up CD w/o checking
0.50%$500-12 Month CD
0.50%$100k-12 Month Jumbo CD
0.50%$10k-25 Month Bump Up CD w/ checking
0.45%$10k-25 Month Bump Up CD w/o checking
0.45%$500-35 Month Bump Up CD
0.35%$500-6 Month CD
0.35%$100k-6 Month Jumbo CD
0.35%$500-25 Month Bump Up CD
0.25%$500-30 Day CD
0.25%$500-60 Day CD
0.25%$500-90 Day CD
0.25%$100k-30 Day Jumbo CD
0.25%$100k-60 Day Jumbo CD
0.25%$100k-90 Day Jumbo CD

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Company IRA Rates

1.10%$100-60-Month Fixed IRA
0.80%$100-36-Month Fixed IRA
0.60%$25k-25-Month Fixed IRA - w/checking
0.55%$100-18-Month Variable IRA
0.50%$10k-25-Month Fixed IRA - w/checking
0.45%$100-25-Month Fixed IRA - w/o checking


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