HONOLULU, HI | September 2, 2020 – Central Pacific Bank (CPB) was recognized by Forbes as the #1 bank in Hawaii as a result of their recent survey, “America's Best Banks In Each State,” which evaluates overall customer satisfaction along with criteria like digital services and branch services. CPB was also shown to have the highest market share of PPP loans dispersed by any bank in any state in the U.S. in a report by SmartAsset that was recently featured in Yahoo! Finance, using data from the Small Business Administration (SBA) in coordination with the Treasury Department.
“We are honored to be ranked #1,” said Catherine Ngo, President, Central Pacific Bank. “I am proud of our employees who strive each day to provide an exceptional customer experience.”
Arnold Martines, Chief Banking Officer, Central Pacific Bank added, “CPB’s PPP loan effort is a reflection on the commitment of our employees and our dedication to our customers and the broader small business community to support them through this unprecedented time.”
For more on Forbes’ America’s Best Banks In Each State, visit: https://www.forbes.com/best-in-state-banks/#44a231395873
For more on the Smart Asset study, visit: https://smartasset.com/checking- account/most-popular-ppp-lenders-50-us-states-2020
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