Monroe Bank and Trust opens branch in Tecumseh
MONROE — Monroe Bank & Trust (MBT) has opened a new Loan and Wealth Management Office in Tecumseh. The Tecumseh office is the 25th for the 156-year-old regional financial institution, and the first in Lenawee County.“We are proud of our reputation for delivering a high level of service throughout our network, and we have worked very hard to develop new products and services designed to assist customers in negotiating the various challenges and complexities of today’s business and investment climate,” MBT President and CEO Doug Chaffin said. “We already have many Lenawee County customers through our two nearby Dundee branches, so it just made sense to open an office in Tecumseh to serve Lenawee County at an even higher level.” Jeff Seitz, Tecumseh office manager said, “We treat customers as friends and neighbors. Our success is based on customer loyalty and referrals, because our focus is on always doing what’s right: finding solutions and giving sound financial advice. We never just push the ‘product of the month.’”The Tecumseh Office, located at 501 East Chicago Boulevard at Wyandotte Street, will offer all types of loan services, business, personal and mortgage, as well as wealth management and investment services. Lobby deposit account operations will not be handled by the office at this time, although a 24-hour ATM is always available.Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The phone number is 517.809.8100.A full service bank, Monroe Bank & Trust is an experienced Small Business Administration (SBA) lender, focused on helping businesses to grow and thrive. MBT is also a distinguished institution among Michigan-based banks conducting Wealth Management and investment services. The Michigan Bankers Association ranks MBT fourth among all Michigan wealth managers, based on total assets under management. The MBT Wealth Management Group (WMG) is unique among community banks. In addition to portfolio managers and certified financial advisors, the 30-person Wealth team boasts its own expert financial analysts. MBT financial analysts carefully investigate potential portfolio funds. They monitor the market daily, and travel the country to gain first-hand knowledge, meeting personally with key executives from the individual companies in which they invest. MBT Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: MBTF), a Michigan bank holding company headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, is the parent company of Monroe Bank & Trust (“MBT”), operating in Monroe, Wayne and Lenawee counties. Founded in 1858, MBT is one of the largest independently owned community banks in Southeast Michigan.With over $1.2 billion in assets, MBT is a full-service bank, offering a complete range of business and personal accounts, credit and mortgage options, investment and retirement services and award-winning financial literacy outreach. MBT’s Commercial Lending Group is an experienced Small Business Administration (SBA) lender.Its Wealth Management Group (“WMG”) is one of the largest and most respected in Michigan, and has been listed under Largest Money Managers for assets under management by Crain’s Detroit Business, ranked fourth among Michigan banks by the Michigan Bankers Association for total assets managed. With 25 offices, 47 ATMs, convenient mobile and online banking, online and social media presence and a comprehensive array of products and services, MBT prides itself in offering an incomparable banking experience. Visit MBT’s website at www.mbandt.com.