Continuity gives us roots; Change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights. Pauline R. Kezer

Our Mission

To develop and maintain personal relationships through efficient service and customized solutions that help Arbor Bank, our clients and our communities grow.

Our History

Arbor Bank's roots stem back to 1865 when we were first established in Nebraska City. We remain the oldest state bank in Nebraska. We continue to strongly invest in the growth of Southeast Nebraska and Southwest Iowa with financial and community support.

May 8, 1865

Nebraska City institution is established. Original name: Otoe County National Bank of Nebraska City.

December 23, 1881

Oakland institution is established. Original name: Citizens State Bank.

January 1, 1891

Sidney institution is established. Original name: Fremont County Savings Bank.

November 18, 2002

Fremont County Savings Bank opens branch in Omaha. Bank name changes to: First Community Bank.

June 1, 2007

Citizens State Bank of Oakland and Otoe County Bank of Nebraska City are merged to form Arbor Bank.

June 30, 2011

First Community Bank and Arbor Bank combine operations to become one bank, Arbor Bank.

May 2015

Arbor Bank celebrates 150 years!

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