Alma Bank – makes you feel special

At Alma Bank, you’re more than just a number.

“Here we call everyone by name; we give hugs and make everyone feel special. We enjoy helping people and giving them a different banking experience,” said Bayside Branch Manager Judith Limpert, who has over 25 years experience in the banking industry.

Alma Bank is a full-service bank with four Queens branches, including one in Bayside and three in Astoria. Alma offers all kinds of checking and savings accounts, CDs, loans, IRAs and anything else a small business or personal banking account would need.

The Bayside branch at 213-11 Northern Boulevard offers valet parking and is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Limpert says customer service is the number one priority of Alma Bank, where a neighborhood bank with a highly trained, knowledgeable staff means very few “corporate layers.”

This bank is one of the few that promise quick, easily attainable commercial loans. Alma offers competitive rates and a level of care and personal attention you won’t find elsewhere.

“We hire people from the community who know the community. It’s like banking in the olden days, where most of the people are from the neighborhood,” Limpert said.

Community involvement is an important aspect of Alma Bank, where every employee is expected to be involved in some community service and to conduct themselves in a certain way in and out of the bank. Alma Bank frequently gives scholarships to local schools.

It’s easy to open a CD with Alma Bank. Their terms from one month to five years are one of the most competitive security instruments in the market. And you can also enjoy the freedom of a savings account with the interest earning power of a CD by opening a premier personal money market account.

Alma Bank also features Remote Deposit Capture for businesses, where you scan your checks and an image is sent to the bank for verification. This eliminates deposit slips and frequent trips to the bank

Online banking at www.almabank.com is very user-friendly; give it a try or call 718-267-ALMA today. – Catherine M. Lozada

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