Cathay Bank

Overview / Commentary
777 North Broadway Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cathay Bank is headquartered in LOS ANGELES and is the 4th largest bank in the state of California. It is also the 86th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1962 and as of March of 2024, it had grown to 1,257 employees at 67 locations. Cathay Bank has an A health rating.

Reviews (3)

Learn Customer Service Please

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My experience with Cathay Bank is poor, in particular with their branch located at Diamond Bar, California. I'd say they offer zero customer service because the employees don't really care about the customers. Let me give an example: As a Chinese American bank, most of their employees are Chinese Americans, so once I went there to deposit some cash, the clerk that attended me gave me a really bad attitude as I handed her a stack of cash, she told me that: you should organize your money before coming! Well, my money was organize (stacked firmly) but that was not her standard, she wanted every single bill to be categorized by their value , placed on the same side ( face of the bill) and orientation. Because apparently they don't use bill counting machines and is their company policy to organize the bills prior counting them by hand. So the clerk gave me a bad attitude because she doesn't feel like doing her job, so it becomes my responsibility to do her job prior coming to the bank. And let me tell you, that they don't even count right, she had to ask another clerk for help because she counted twice and the numbers came out different! What a joke, bad service and waste of time.

The Worsest Bank In My Life..

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If you put your money in this bank and your money is stolen, the bank will not compensate you. You need to hire an attorney to sue the bank.

Second Worst Experience In My Life.

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(Second Worst Experience in myLlife.)
Cathay Bank
18643 Pioneer Blvd
18643 Pioneer Blvd, Artesia, CA 90701
100% DISCRIMINATION 2 the human race Worst Bank ever
2 cash paid roll checks
You need 2 California ID
Verification of Address
1 debit credit card
Sign your check
and wait because computer system 2 slow and after all this Bull Shit. There call 2 my company to see if they can change my check., Worst bank in the USA. Worst Worst 100% DISCRIMINATION 2 the human race.


Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #18503
Year Established1962
Primary RegulatorFDIC
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.38%
Return on Equity - YTD11.32%
Annual Interest Income$332.8MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$23.39B$22.02B
LoansQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$19.33B$18.2B
DepositsQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$19.87B$18.68B
Equity CapitalQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$2.86B$2.62B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$154.6MM$144.9MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$105.5MM$83.6MM
Real Estate OwnedQ1 2024vs Q1 2023$19.4MM$4.1MM
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Cathay Bank Savings Account Rates

0.05%*$50k*-Student Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $0 - $50k
0.05%*$50k*-Statement Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $0 - $50k
0.05%*$50k*-Passbook Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.03% $0 - $50k

Cathay Bank Money Market Rates

0.25%*$1m*-Smart Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $0 - $100k | 0.10% $100k - $300k | 0.15% $300k - $500k | 0.20% $500k - $1m
0.25%*$1m*-Optima Money Market
OTHER TIERS: 0.05% $0 - $100k | 0.10% $100k - $300k | 0.15% $300k - $500k | 0.20% $500k - $1m

Cathay Bank Checking Account Rates

0.05%*$25k*-Cathay ValuePlus
OTHER TIERS: 0.02% $2k - $25k


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