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Who We Are

Banking Built for Business

Rated 5-Stars by Bauer Financial.

You're an ambitious entrepreneur seeking a trusted financial partner to grow your business. We're a team of bold, solution-oriented bankers eager to see you achieve your goals.

As an independently owned institution, we are invested in our clients' success because we are invested in our communities. We fiercely reject one-size-fits-all, cookie-cutter banking for a more customized and adaptable approach. We meet clients where they are, so we can get them where they want to go – together.

We offer a full suite of products, services, and customer support for businesses of all sizes and consumer clients.

Pan American Bank & Trust is a relationship-based bank and certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) committed to delivering responsible, affordable financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs that make positive economic and social impacts Cook and DuPage Counties.

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The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department.
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