Missouri banks named top performers for 2014

Sterling Bank ranks 17th on the 2014 SNL Financial list of best-performing community banks in the U.S. with $500 million to $5 billion in assets.

Sterling, with $608 million in assets, has its headquarters in St. Louis and is chartered in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Among banks with less than $500 million in assets, four Missouri banks were ranked: Peoples Community Bank in Greeville, 20th; Wells Bank of Platte City, 23rd; Tri-County Trust Co. in Glasgow, 72nd; and Bank of Advance, 80th.

[SNL Financial]