Top Mortgage Honors for Bank

“First Community Bank, based in Lacey, was recently honored by the mortgage section of the Independent Community Bankers of America for outstanding performance of the bank’s mortgage department in 1999.First Community is one of 14 independent community banks nationally to receive the award given by ICBA Mortgage Corporation and its service partner PHH Mortgage Services.FCB was chosen from over 950 community banks in 49 states to win the annual award. The Outstanding Performers of 1999 represent independent banks whose quality loan originations, consistent performance, customer satisfaction and community service receive special recognition. Award winners also must demonstrate a commitment to providing affordable housing solutions and distinguished service with the local community.ICMA Mortgage is a subsidiary service of the Independent Community Bankers of America. ICBA represents 5,500 independent community banks holding nearly $439 billion in insured deposits, $526 billion in assets, and over $314 billion in loans for customers.First Community Bank has 16 offices in four western Washington counties.”