Explore Our History

Celebrating 40 years as your trusted banking partner.

ACBB: 40 Years of Strength, Stability & Service.

Founded in 1983, ACBB is proud to provide sophisticated correspondent banking, lending, investment and treasury management services to financial institutions of all sizes. See how we got started – and where we’re going.


Pennsylvania Independent Bank was formed by a group of local community bank shareholders who invested $1.5 million in capital to start the first full-service bankers’ bank in the Northeast.


Pennsylvania Independent Bank changed its name to Atlantic Central Bankers Bank to more accurately reflect its marketplace and those of its shareholders across the broader Atlantic region, including DE, MD, NJ, NY, and PA.


Bankers Bank Northeast was formed to provide correspondent services for community banks and credit unions in the Northeastern United States.


Atlantic Central Bankers Bank acquired BITS, a best-in-class telecommunications services provider exclusively serving community-based financial institutions.


Atlantic Central Bankers Bank expanded its market to serve banks and credit unions in the Northeastern region of the United States, including CT, DC, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT, and WV.


Atlantic Central Bankers Bank changed its name to Atlantic Community Bankers Bank (ACBB) to better reflect its mission to be the premier banking partner to community financial institutions.


ACBB formed the Compliance Anchor division to provide educational and advisory services to help reduce the compliance burden for financial institutions.


ACBB formed its holding company, Atlantic Community Bancshares, Inc.


ACBB merged with Bankers Bank Northeast to provide its financial institution partners with greater resources, increased aggregation capabilities, enhanced loan limits, and a greater focus on products.


ACBB refreshed its logo to represent powerful new ideas while honoring its longstanding commitment to innovation and collaboration.


ACBB sold ACBB-BITS, the Bank’s telecommunications and network services provider subsidiary, to focus on enhancing its correspondent banking services.


ACBB hosted its first Annual Client Summit, providing an opportunity for community financial institutions to network and exchange ideas with industry leaders.


ACBB expanded its geographic footprint into the Southeastern United States to serve more institutions in new markets, including NC, TN, and VA.


ACBB launched its Collective Impact Campaign to give back to the communities it serves, committing to donating $2,500 each to 10 nonprofit organizations.


ACBB celebrated 40 years of delivering competitive solutions, exceptional service, and expert guidance to hundreds of community financial institutions.

Embracing Our History.

Looking Forward to the Future.

ACBB has evolved to meet the changing needs of financial institutions over the last 40 years, and we appreciate the opportunity to contribute to our partners’ continued success. With new technologies, sophisticated resources, and expert guidance, we’re proud to be a trusted partner for banks and credit unions throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Reach out to our team to learn how ACBB can help your financial institution achieve more.

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