M&T Bank

Jan 31, 2022

In banking, pandemic-era tech changes are here to stay

When the pandemic took root nearly two years ago, banking – at least the way most people had known it — was thrown into disarray. Gone were the days of walking into a local branch to deposit a check with a friendly teller or to sit down with a financial adviser. Banking became a new […]

Jan 13, 2022

M&T to designate 17 Baltimore-area branches as ‘multicultural banking centers’

An M&T Bank program that aims to make banking more accessible in communities with high nonwhite and non-English-speaking populations is expanding to 17 of the bank’s branches across the Greater Baltimore region.  Called “multicultural banking centers,” these 17 locations are based in areas with high Hispanic or Black populations.   The centers based in neighborhoods […]

Oct 3, 2021

M&T embraces multicultural strategy to grow customer base

It’s no secret the state’s Latino population is growing, and census figures confirm it: While the mostly white population declined from 55 percent of the population in 2010 to 47 percent in 2020, the Hispanic population rose from 8.2 percent to 11.8 percent. In some areas, the increase was even more dramatic. The Latino population […]

Jul 19, 2021

‘There’s just a relentless drive to fewer banks’

The numbers tell the story of how banking in Maryland has changed. At the turn of the century 20 years ago, there were 142 banks headquartered in the state. Today? Maryland is down to 38 banks headquartered here, according to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation data. In 2000, several of the state’s top banks — those with the highest share of […]

May 24, 2021

M&T Bank says its PPP lending in Baltimore, western Maryland reached $1.6B

M&T Bank announced Monday that an updated tally of its lending activity under the federal Paycheck Protection Program showed the bank had disbursed more than $1.6 billion to 11,314 businesses in central and western Maryland.

Jan 22, 2020

M&T Bank settles disability discrimination lawsuit for $100K

M&T Bank will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations that a branch manager was terminated because of a pregnancy-related disability. The EEOC filed a federal lawsuit in 2016 alleging that the bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, by firing Candace McCollin after she […]

Sep 13, 2019

M&T Bank violated ADA’s accommodation duty, judge rules

M&T Bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide the reasonable accommodation of reassignment for a Baltimore branch manager after she took short-term disability leave during her complicated pregnancy, a federal judge has ruled. But U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander added that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provided “no basis […]

Jan 13, 2019

Federal government shutdown taking a toll on Maryland businesses

The partial shutdown of the federal government could have a noticeable effect on Maryland businesses, effects that may ripple into the state’s economy at large. As the shutdown continued into its 21st day Friday, the total effect it has had on Maryland’s economy is unclear, but a continuing closing of much of the federal government […]

Oct 15, 2018

How M&T dominates local SBA loan market

M&T Bank once again played a significant role in Baltimore’s Small Business Administration loan market, capturing making nearly half of the market’s loans.

Oct 8, 2018

Banking deposit war heats up as economy returns to normal

The competition for deposits among banks has heated up over the past couple of months as the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates three times this year. While the competition for deposits has encouraged banks to competitively price their products at levels unseen for at least a decade, the increased focus on growing deposits could […]

Jan 8, 2018

Md.’s big banks offer employee bonuses amid tax cuts

In the wake of last year’s sweeping tax legislation, multiple large banks operating in Maryland have made commitments to increase salaries or pay out bonuses to employees. Five of Maryland’s largest banks accounting for more than half of the market share in the state have announced plans to increase worker pay as they anticipate a […]

Sep 7, 2017

M&T Bank moving regional headquarters to 1 Light St.

M&T Bank’s decision to relocate its regional headquarters to the 28-story 1 Light St. building currently under construction could provide new momentum to keep major companies in Baltimore’s traditional central business district. The bank will relocate more than 500 employees from offices at 25 S. Charles and 111 Calvert streets. M&T has signed a 15-year […]

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