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Including Buffalo, Amherst, Williamsville, Niagara Falls, Cheektowaga, Hamburg, West Seneca, Depew, Jamestown, Orchard Park, and 103 other towns.

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Banking in the Buffalo Area

Buffalo is a city rich in history and natural beauty. Buffalo's distinctive neighborhoods and stunning architecture make the city an interesting place to live.

An outstanding banking sector is key to providing a high quality of life to residents of any city, and in this area, Buffalo's citizens are served well. In fact, Buffalo is the national headquarters of both M&T Bank and First Niagara Bank. The M&T Branch at 1 Fountain Plaza is a gorgeous neoclassical building listed as a city landmark. Buffalo's oldest banking institution is the Medina Savings and Loan Association, with a history dating back to 1851.

In addition to these major banks, Buffalo is home to over 900 branches from more than 30 different banks and over 120 credit unions. With this concentration of banking centers, residents will find a location near wherever they live or work in the city. All of these banking institutions offer a variety of checking and deposit options for their customers.

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Nice Rates - Limited FOM
Some of the best CD rates in the Buffalo, NY area, if you qualify for membership (parishioners of St. Joseph, St. Amelia, and Blessed Sacrament parishes, and members of the
JPMorgan Chase: America’s Biggest Bank – Success Despite Stumbles
Few company names are as iconic as JPMorgan Chase. The bank is one of America’s oldest financial institutions and traces its roots back to 1799 as The Bank of The
PNC $400 Checking Bonus With Bears Debit Card
A friend who lives in Chicago told me he just took advantage of PNC's $400 checking bonus.  He opened a new PNC checking account with a Chicago Bears (aka "Da
The Summit FCU (NY) Raises Rate On 1-Year Jumbo CD
Availability: Portions of western New York State The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit) ended the week by raising the rate on its 1-year Jumbo Share Certificate (1.40% APY). The
PNC Bank Extend $300 Checking Bonus Through December
UPDATE 11/10/2016: Extended through December 31, 2016. Availability: AL, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI, WV, and District of