Town and Country completes purchase of Centrue Bank in Fairview Heights

SPRINGFIELD — Town and Country Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Town and Country Financial Corp. on Friday  announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Centrue Bank branch located at 303 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

“We are excited to welcome the Fairview Heights employees and customers to the Town and Country family, and are eager to deepen our relationships within Fairview Heights and St. Clair County,” said Micah R. Bartlett, president and CEO of TCB. “Our business model is built around improving the financial lives of our customers and clients, and we continue to invest in innovative products, services, technology, and branches to meet their needs.”

David E. Kirschner, executive chairman of TCFC, added, “Our bank is making a strong commitment and investing in the metro-east market. This acquisition continues our growth momentum and complements our recent acquisition of a banking office located in Edwardsville.”

Town and Country Financial Corporation is a financial holding company headquartered in Springfield, with assets in excess of $700 million. Its subsidiaries include Town and Country Bank and Town & Country Banc Mortgage Services, Inc. with 14 offices in Buffalo, Decatur, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Mount Zion, Springfield, Waverly, White Hall, and Quincy. The Quincy location uses the trade name “Peoples Prosperity Bank.”

— From the Illinois Business Journal

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