Bank of Eastern Oregon’s holding company was named among the top 200 community banks in the country with less than $2 billion in assets by American Banker magazine.

With an average return on shareholder equity of 10.9 percent between 2014 and 2016, BEO Bancorp ranked 77th on the list.

“We are extremely pleased with the recognition in American Banker magazine. We find ourselves in the company of some of the best run and most admired banks in the nation.” said Jeff Bailey, president and CEO of Bank of Eastern Oregon. “This is testimony to the dedication of our employees and the tremendous support of our customer base. We are proud of our track record serving eastern Oregon communities for over 72 years and are delighted to be the one of only three banks located in Oregon that can make the claim of being in the top 200 community banks in the country.”

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