Monarch is only Hampton Roads-based bank to make KBW Bank Honor Roll
Monarch is one of only 45 banks named to
the Bank Honor Roll out of nearly 400 banks
screened by KBW. Monarch is one of only three
Virginia-based banks on the list, and one of only
two Virginia-based banks winning the award
the past two years in a row. It was also the only
bank located in the Hampton Roads market to
garner this performance-based recognition.
Honor Roll winners are publicly traded
banking institutions with more than
$500 million in total assets that meet KBW’s
criteria for superior performance.
“Superior” Five-star Rating Award:
Over the last eleven quarters, since September 2009, Monarch has received
the highest five (5) star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s leading independent
bank rating and research firm. Five stars is defined as Superior based on capital rating
with safety and soundness in mind.