We’re honored to receive our 48th straight 5-star rating from BauerFinancial! Here is their press release about the award.

BauerFinancial 5-Star Rating Sept

Mesa, AZ – June 2022: Gateway Bank in Mesa, Arizona has once again earned a top (5-Star) rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. Gateway Bank has earned a level of credibility that can only be fostered over time. Working together with community members toward common objectives has proven Gateway Bank to be a valued and committed partner.

While building trust in the community, Gateway Bank has also excelled financially. In fact, Gateway Bank has just received its 48th straight 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial. To earn Bauer’s 5-Star rating, Gateway Bank soared through Bauer’s in-depth, independent analysis of its financial condition. And that’s not all. Gateway Bank also earned the added distinction of “Exceptional Performance Bank”, a designation reserved solely for those banks that have earned this top rating for 40 (or more) consecutive quarters. Gateway Bank has earned Bauer’s top 5-Star rating continuously since September 2010.

“When we say Gateway Bank has been building trust, we mean just that. Through hard work, Gateway Bank has built a level of credibility over time, both with Bauer and its customers. That’s high praise,” commends Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Neighbors and friends should have a sense of security knowing that their bank, Gateway Bank, has reached this level of confidence.”

Gateway Bank has been providing a source of strength and stability for its community for 15 years. In that time, Gateway Bank has never lost sight of who keeps it in business. A friendly and caring staff is always available, whether in person, by phone or on its website: gcbaz.com.

Gateway Bank: “Relationship banking at its best”

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