First Security Bank (AR) is headquartered in Searcy and is the 5th largest bank in the state of Arkansas. It is also the 200th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1932 and as of December of 2016, it had grown to 804 employees at 78 locations. First Security Bank (AR) has an A+ health rating.
I have had experience with several banks in my home town and area, however First Security Bank (unique to Arkansas) is one of the most pleasant, professional banks I have ever dealt with in my life. I currently have a free checking account with this company and I could not be happier with it. I am very pleased that here are no fees whatsoever associated with my account. I have only done business inside on a couple of occasions and was greeted with friendliness and professionalism each time. Most other times I make deposits or withdrawals at the drive-through window. No place is perfect, however I have never had a negative experience at First Security Bank. I can't speak to other areas of business such as Savings or IRAs, but the checking account experiences I have had I would recommend to anyone. It would be great if this company went national as courteous and professional as each employee has been every time I have done business there.
I have used several banks, and still do, however First Security Bank right here in Arkansas seems to really stand out among the others I have experience in using. One stand-out feature offered by First Security Bank is their free checking. Although many banks offer free checking accounts these days, First Security Bank was the first bank I learned about that offered this service. The staff always greets you with a smile and act very friendly. In the event that you must wait in line (which is rare) the staff completes your request in a timely manner. Moreover, First Security Bank gave me my very first home loan. This truly made a dream come true for my wife and I. First Security Bank has a special place in our hearts and I would recommend this bank to anyone.
|FDIC Certificate #||5633|
|Return on Assets - YTD||1.93%|
|Return on Equity - YTD||11.97%|
|Annual Interest Income||$201.0MM|
|Assets and Liabilities|
|Assets||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$5.22B$4.90B|
|Loans||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$2.07B$1.94B|
|Deposits||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$3.80B$3.64B|
|Equity Capital||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$811.8MM$779.8MM|
|Loan Loss Allowance||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$63.0MM$58.3MM|
|Unbacked Noncurrent Loans||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$9.7MM$8.3MM|
|Real Estate Owned||Q4 2016vs Q4 2015||$7.2MM$9.3MM|
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