Why have three regulators when one will do?


Citizens Financial Group plans to merge its two banking charters into a single national bank. The move would make the OCC the bank's primary regulator and eliminate the costs of dealing with the FDIC and state officials.


Jumbo loans at heart of mortgage expansion for Customers Bancorp


Lorie Shannon, recruited from SunTrust, will oversee a strategy that features large, non-QM mortgages in key markets.


Dollar Bank focuses on raises in passing tax savings to workers


The Pittsburgh bank opted to give more than half of its employees $2,000 pay hikes instead of the bonuses handed out by many rivals.


Major structural change planned by nation's second-biggest mutual


Dollar Bank has applied to form a mutual holding company as it nears a key regulatory threshold.


Bryn Mawr in Pa. gains access to nonprofits from insurance agency deal


Domenick & Associates also specializes in serving social service organizations.


Customers Bancorp plans for life after BankMobile


Because of the Durbin amendment, the once-prized asset has become an albatross. Spinning it off will remove a distraction and let management refocus on business banking.


Pa. bank CEO resigns two weeks before annual meeting


First Keystone, which gave no reason for Matthew Prosseda's abrupt departure, has formed a search committee to find a permanent replacement.


Fulton reports higher profit on lower tax rate, loan growth


The company benefited from increases in residential and construction lending.


Hackers, nonbanks are small banks' biggest threats: New ICBA chair


Timothy Zimmerman is optimistic about regulatory relief and the capabilities of the association's next CEO, but he remains wary of nonbank competition and cybersecurity risk.


DIY CRA? Two suburban banks test new ways to court urban residents


Howard Bancorp and Bryn Mawr Bank are trying different approaches to reach out to underserved markets they’ve entered via acquisitions. Creative in-house initiatives may take on added importance as regulators move to "dial back" Community Reinvestment Act rules.