Leading Advocate.Trusted partner.exceptional resource.
Promoting the strength and success of Maryland banks and bankers.
The Maryland Bankers Association is the leading advocate, trusted partner and exceptional resource for Maryland banks and the banking industry.
Founded in 1896
Since its founding 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:
Communications and Public Relations
Professional Development, Education and Training
Preferred Providers & Vendor's Products and Services
Leadership and Team
Since its first annual convention in April 1896, held in Baltimore, the Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) has been serving the State's financial services community. At that meeting, the founding members elected Enoch Pratt, President of National Farmers and Planters Bank, to be their first Association president. Since that day, the Maryland Bankers Association has remained committed to the safety and soundness of the State's banking industry and the well being of the economy in which the industry operates.
The Maryland Bankers Association represents the 87 Banks operating in the state which collectively operate 1,400 branches, have gathered $140 billion in customer deposits, and have 26,000 employees in the state who provide countless hours of community service.