Citizens Bank & Trust Recognized as Fastest Growing Community Bank in Tampa Bay for 2022

LAKE WALES, FL – Citizens Bank & Trust was recognized in a recent Tampa Bay Business Journal article as the fastest growing community bank in Tampa Bay for 2022. The article, compiled from information featured in the Journal’s 2022-2023 Book of Lists publication, includes Banking data gathered from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and covers seven counties in the Greater Tampa Bay area.

According to the article, Citizens Bank & Trust is the region’s fourth-largest community bank, and has more than tripled in size over the last decade.

“We are extremely honored for our growth to be recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal,” said Greg Littleton, President and CEO of Citizens Bank & Trust. “As a community bank starting our 103rd year, we are thankful to our board of directors and team members who provide local decision-making and outstanding customer service, and who have also played a pivotal role in the overall growth of the Bank.”

Citizens Bank & Trust currently operates 13 offices in Polk County, with additional locations in Dade City, Valrico and Plant City.


About Citizens Bank & Trust:

Citizens Bank & Trust is a wholly owned subsidiary of Citizens Banking Corporation, a one-bank holding company located in Frostproof, Florida. Citizens Bank & Trust operates 16 full-service offices in Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough Counties. The Bank proudly offers a full line of banking services, including residential and commercial loans, mortgages, and investments and trust services.

The Citizens Bank of Frostproof, as the Bank was originally known, was established in 1920. Over the past century, and three generations of family ownership, Citizens Bank & Trust has continued its tradition as a reliable and dependable community partner.