“We are elated and gratified to, once again, have this honor bestowed upon us. I want to thank our employee and management team, who made this possible. They continue to serve our customers and businesses in an exemplary manner, making this recognition possible,” said Bryan Cook, Central Bancompany President and Chief Executive Officer.
To rank the nation’s banks, Forbes used data collected by SNL Financial. The Charlottesville, Va., company gauged each bank based on eight criteria: return on average equity; net interest margin; non-performing loans; non-performing assets; reserves; a leverage ratio and two capital ratios.