Promoting the strength and success of Maryland banks and bankers.


The Maryland Bankers Association is the dynamic, proactive and resourceful leading advocate for Maryland banks and the banking industry, equipping members for continued relevance and success in a rapidly changing world.

Founded in 1896

Since it was founded in 1896, the Maryland Bankers Association has served the State's financial services industry. As the only Maryland-based trade group representing banks and thrifts in the state, the MBA works to maintain the competitiveness of the banking industry by promoting the strength and success of Maryland banks and bankers. The five mission areas of the Maryland Bankers Association is:

  • Advocacy
  • Communications and Public Relations

  • Professional Development, Education and Training

  • Financial Education

  • Preferred Providers & Vendor's Products and Services

Some Key Facts

Maryland Bankers Association members include banks of all sizes and charter types

  • 123 banks operating in Maryland

  • Nearly 1,800 branches

  • Over $120 billion in deposits

  • Employ 40,000 banking professionals

  • On average employees dedicate over 100 hours in community leadership positions each year

Maryland Bankers Association Bylaws