Most Efficient Bank Holding Companies among the Largest 500

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Third-quarter data; dollars in thousands

Rank                         City            State

1   Hershenhorn Bancorp.     Palatine        Ill.
2   West Bancorp.            W Des Moines    Iowa
3   Amboy Bancorp.           Old Bridge      N.J.
4   Hudson City, MHC         Paramus         N.J.
5   Queens County Bancorp    Flushing        N.Y
6   SBC Inc.                 Countryside     Ill.
7   GBC Bancorp              Los Angeles     Calif.
8   United National Corp.    Sioux Falls     S.D.
9   Cathay Bancorp.          Los Angeles     Calif.
10  Bank of Granite Corp.    Granite Falls   N.C.
11  Trustco Bank Corp N Y    Schenectady     N.Y.
12  Valley View Bancshares   Overland Park   Kan.
13  NSB Holding Corp.        Ithaca          N.Y.
14  China Trust Holdings, N.VNew York        N.Y.
15  Merchants NY Bancorp     New York        N.Y.
16  Brookline Bancorp, MHC   Brookline       Mass.
17  Royal Bancshares of PA InNarberth        Pa.
18  Corus Bankshares         Chicago         Ill.
19  Silicon Valley BancsharesSanta Clara     Calif.
20  First National BancsharesE Lansing       Mich.
21  Delta Bancshares         St Louis        Mo.
22  S & T Bancorp            Indiana         Pa.
23  Frontier Financial Corp. Everett         Wash.
24  Boiling Springs, MHC     Rutherford      N.J.
25  Ames National Corp.      Ames            Iowa
26  City National Bancshares Miami           Fla.
27  Barret Bancorp           Barretville     Tenn.
28  W Holding Company        Mayaguez        P.R.
29  Valley National Bancorp  Wayne           N.J.
30  American Holding Co.     Highland Park   Ill.
31  Stearns Financial ServiceSt Cloud        Minn.
32  Capital Holdings         Sylvania        Ohio
33  BSB Bancorp              Binghamton      N.Y.
34  Mercantile Bankshares    Baltimore       Md.
35  Mississippi Valley BncshrSt Louis        Mo.
36  Ucbh Holdings            San Francisco   Calif.
37  Fifth Third Bancorp      Cincinnati      Ohio
38  Hillcrest Bancshares     Overland Park   Kan.
39  United Bankshares        Charleston      W.Va.
40  Northern States Fin Corp.Waukegan        Ill.
    Security Banc Corp.      Springfield     Ohio
42  Texas Regional BancsharesMcallen         Tex.
43  Financial Institutions   Warsaw          N.Y.
44  North Fork Bancorp       Melville        N.Y.
45  International Bncshrs    Laredo          Tex.
46  First Independent Invest Vancouver       Wash.
47  Massbank Corp.           Reading         Mass.
48  Investors Bancorp, MHC.  Millburn        N.J.
49  Central Coast Bancorp    Salinas         Calif.
50  Marine Bancorp           Springfield     Ill.
51  Stockman Financial Corp. Miles City      Mont.
52  American National BankshaDanville        Va.
53  Park National Corp.      Newark          Ohio
54  FBOP Corp.               Oak Park        Ill.
55  East West Bancorp        San Marino      Calif.
56  Inwood Bancshares        Dallas          Tex.
57  National City Bancorp    Minneapolis     Minn.
58  CVB Financial Corp.      Ontario         Calif.
59  United Bancorporation of Jackson         Wyo.
60  Great Southern Bancorp   Springfield     Mo.
    Wilber Corp.             Oneonta         N.Y.
62  Comerica Inc.            Detroit         Mich.
    Charter One Financial    Cleveland       Ohio
64  U.S.B. Holding Co.       Orangeburg      N.Y.
65  Bancorp Connecticut      Southington     Conn.
66  Hanmi Financial Corp.    Los Angeles     Calif.
67  Medford Bancorp          Medford         Mass.
68  Firstar Corp.            Milwaukee       Wis.
69  Pacific Crest Capital    Agoura Hills    Calif.
70  American National Corp.  Omaha           Neb.
71  Minnwest Corp.           Minnetonka      Minn.
72  First Bancorp            San Juan        P.R.
73  Cummins-American Corp.   Glenview        Ill.
74  Emigrant Bancorp         New York        N.Y.
75  Great Western Securities Omaha           Neb.

Note: Only bank holding companies that file Y9-C reports to the Federal Reserve were included c 2001, American Banker

Source: Sheshunoff Information Services

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