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|Traded as||NASDAQ: NWBI
S&P 600 Component
|William J. Wagner, President and CEO
William W. Harvey, Jr, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
|Products||Personal Banking, Business Banking, & Corporate Banking|
|Total assets||$9.0 billion (2016)|
Northwest Bank, (formerly Northwest Savings Bank), is an American commercial bank. It was founded in Bradford, Pennsylvania in 1896. In 1974, the bank's headquarters moved to Warren, Pennsylvania. Today, Northwest has 164 full-service branches in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. The parent company, Northwest Bancshares Inc., has $9.0 billion in assets. Northwest offers a full range of personal and business products and services, including banking, loans, investment and trust, insurance and employee benefits.
In 2016, Northwest was named to Forbes' list of the Most Trustworthy Companies for the 4th time in 7 years. That year, they were also named "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Mid-Atlantic Region" by JD Power for the 5th time in 7 years.
On April 28, 2016, as part of the merger deal between KeyBank and First Niagara Bank, Northwest agreed to buy 18 First Niagara branches in Erie and Niagara Counties in New York for antitrust reasons, significantly boosting Northwest's market share in Western New York.