EagleBank (DC Metro Area) Boosts 9-Month CD To Competitive Level


Deal Summary: 9-11 month CD, 1.32% APY, $1k minimum deposit, in-branch opening only.

Availability: Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

Maryland-based EagleBank recently raised the rate of its 9-11 month CD to 1.32% APY. The 9-11 month CD allows the customer to choose the maturity from nine to eleven months. The minimum opening deposit is $1k, with no stated balance cap.

4.75%$1k-EagleBank9-11 Month CD
Rates as of April 18, 2024.

Since the beginning of the year, 9-11 month CD added a total 122 bps in three rate increases. The current 1.32% APY is the highest rate the 9-11 month CD has offered in more than two years.

EagleBank is also offering competitive rates on shorter-term CDs. The 6-8 month CD earns 1.25% APY, and the 3-5 month CD earns 0.86% APY.

5.60%$1k-EagleBank6-8 Month CD
4.55%$1k-EagleBank3-5 Month CD
Rates as of April 18, 2024.

According to CSR, the Early Withdrawal Penalty for the 9-11 month CD is 90 days of interest on the amount being withdrawn. Partial withdrawals and/or early closures are permitted.

CSR also stated that unlimited beneficiaries (equal shares) can be named, with Social Security numbers required. There is a 10 day grace period before a CD automatically renews. EagleBank’s standard procedure to distribute maturing funds is issuing a check to the address on file. When I asked if maturing funds could be transferred to an EagleBank checking or savings account, I was told “only if the checking/savings account is NOT opened solely for depositing maturing funds.”

9-Month Risk-Free CD

The 9-month Risk-Free CD ($1k minimum deposit) is actually a no-penalty CD that currently earns 0.86% APY.

4.50%$1k-EagleBank9 Month Risk-Free CD
Rates as of April 18, 2024.
As stated in the fine print on the CD Rates page,

With a 9-Month, Risk-Free CD after the first six days, we allow one penalty-free withdrawal during the term. Any withdrawal subsequent to the one penalty-free withdrawal will incur a penalty equal to three months’ interest.


Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, EagleBank has a brick-and-mortar presence in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, which is the sixth largest metropolitan area in the country.

At this time, the only option for opening a CD (or any other type of account) is an in-person visit to any of 18 full-service branches (both inside and outside the Beltway), located in Washington, D.C. (5), Maryland (7), and Virginia (6).

Bank Overview

EagleBank has an overall health grade of "A+" at DepositAccounts.com, with a Texas Ratio of 1.91% (excellent) based on March 31, 2022 data. In the past year, EagleBank has increased its total non-brokered deposits by $917.18 million, an excellent annual growth rate of 13.96%. Please refer to our financial overview of EagleBank (FDIC Certificate # 34742) for more details.

Established in 1998 by Ronald Paul, the former president of the Bethesda-based Allegiance Bank, EagleBank has grown relatively quickly to become Maryland’s second largest bank, with assets in excess of $11.8 billion and more than 35,000 customer accounts. EagleBank is best known for its Commercial Real Estate (CRE) loans that make up approximately 70% of its lending portfolio.

According to EagleBank’s Awards and Recognition page,

5/10/2022 -- Eagle Bancorp, Inc. was named to Executive Alliance’s 20/20 Honor Roll. This designation recognizes publicly-traded companies headquartered in Maryland and the largest hospitals, non-profits and colleges and universities that employ women in at least 20% of their executive leadership roles AND have women in at least 20% of their board of director seats. In 2022, only 27% of Maryland’s publicly traded companies have achieved this distinction.

How the 9-11 Month CD Compares

When compared to similar length-of-term CDs tracked by DepositAccounts.com that are available within the market area and have minimum deposit requirements of $10k or less, only one credit union has a higher rate than currently offered on the EagleBank 9-11 Month CD. The following table compares the 9-11 Month CD to the two highest-rate CDs from other banks and the two highest-rate CDs from credit unions.

The above information and rates are accurate as of 5/26/2022.

To search for the best CD rates, both nationwide and state-specific, please refer to our CD rates table page.

Related Pages: Washington CD rates, 1-year CD rates

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