Award-Winning Community Banking

We are proud to be a community bank, YOUR Community Bank!  Thank you for choosing us to be your bank.  We know you have many options when it comes to choosing your financial services provider and we are grateful for your trust and your business.  It is because of your support and those of so many just like you throughout our Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri, and Southwest Florida communities that we are able to continue to grow to serve more than a quarter million customers - individuals, families, businesses, and organizations of all sizes.   Being your community bank is our mission, our passion, and our honor!  At United Commonwealth Bank, we are proud to be Your Local Community Bank! 


Community Banking at UCB Banks | 2023 By the Numbers

Community Development Investments

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$24 Million

Community Organizations Supported

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Employee Service & Volunteer Hours

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1037 Hours

Employees from Our Local Communities

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Community Development Loans

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$161 Million

"Best Bank" & More Awards as Voted by Our Communities

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Awards & Recognition | Thank You for Your Support & Votes

5-Star Rated by Bauer Financial

Bauer Financial continues to recognize our United Community Banks as a 5-Star Superior Bank!

We are proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Regional Banks 2024!

We are proud to be named by S&P Global Market Intelligence as one of the Top 50 Community Bank in the Nation with assets between $3-$10 Billion in 2023!

State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) Readers’ Choice Awards

United Community Bank

  • 13-Time Best Bank Winner
  • 11-Time Best Financial Planning Winner, Tate Jones
  • 9-Time Best Place to Work Winner
  • 8-Time Best Insurance Agent Winner, Missy Haley
  • 7-Time Best Mortgage Lender Winner
  • 6-Time Best Locally Owned Business Winner
  • 2-Time Best Eco-Friendly/Green Business Winner

Illinois Times (Springfield, IL)

United Community Bank

Best of Springfield

  • 13-Time Best Bank Winner
  • 4-Time Best Mortgage Lender

Above & Beyond Winner, 2020

Herald-Whig (Quincy, IL) Readers’ Choice Awards

Mercantile Bank

  • 8-Time Best Bank Winner
  • 8-Time Best Mortgage Lender Winner
  • 8-time Best Community Supporter
  • 8-Time Best Online Banking Winner
  • 7-Time Best Customer Service Winner
  • 6-Time Best Mobile App Winner
  • 5-Time Best Financial Planner

McDonough County Voice (Macomb, IL) Readers’ Choice Awards

United Community Bank

  • 7-Time Best Bank Winner
  • 6-Time Best Mortgage Lending Company Winner
  • 3-Time Best Customer Service Winner

The Telegraph (Alton, IL) Best of the Best Awards

Liberty Bank

  • 6-Time Best Bank Winner

Advantage News (Alton, IL) Readers' Choice Awards

Liberty Bank

  • 5-Time Best Bank Winner

Lincoln Courier (Lincoln, IL) Readers’ Choice Awards

United Community Bank

  • 3-Time Best Bank Winner
  • 3-Time Best Mortgage Company Winner
  • 3-Time Best Loans Winner
  • 3-Time Top Employer
  • 3-Time Best Financial Planning
  • 2-Time Best Customer Service

Capitol Radio Group (Springfield, IL) Best of the Capital Awards

United Community Bank

  • 2-Time Best Bank Winner - Gold

Radio Keokuk (Hamilton, IL) Dammy Awards

Marine Bank & Trust

  • 2-Time Best Bank Winner