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Evans Bank is Our Newest Featured Business in Irondequoit!

13 Dec 2023 4:33 PM | Anonymous

 With their strong community presence both local and regionally, it is hard to not recognize the orange "e" symbol of Evans Bank.  This December, the Irondequoit Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Evans Bank Irondequoit as our newest Featured Business and share with everyone a little more about their role in our community and what they offer as a business.  Check out this Q&A with AVP/Senior Branch Manager Brighid Simonds:

How many years has Evans Bank been in business?

The Evans Bank Irondequoit Branch has been operating for 16 years. Prior to becoming Evans Bank, it was a branch of Fairport Savings Bank.

What type of business/services does Evans Bank offered?

As a full-service commercial bank, Evans Bank has a strong track record of serving business clients in Rochester, through its team of experienced and respected commercial bankers. Evans serves businesses of all sizes, with an emphasis on Commercial and Industrial Lending, Commercial Real Estate Loans, Equipment Financing, Mergers and Acquisitions Financing and Cash Management.

Evans’ experienced Community Development Banking team is a valued partner for non-profit development as well as other projects that have a community benefit.

Evans Government Banking team has the experience and expertise to understand the statutes governing public entities and provides a flexible, locally serviced suite of financial solutions, including collateralized depository services, Cash Management services and government insurance.

Through its strong retail operation with 18 branches throughout Western New York, Evans Bank provides high-touch and personalized customer service experience with all the expertise and products available at the big banks. The Evans brand focuses on a great customer experience as a differentiator and competitive advantage.

Evans Bank provides mortgage and consumer lending, offering personal loans, mortgages and home equity lines of credit with a special focus on affordable homeownership programs and programs for first-time homebuyers in underserved neighborhoods.

Evans Bancorp's wholly owned insurance subsidiary, The Evans Agency, LLC, provides life insurance, employee benefits, and property and casualty insurance.

Evans Investment Services provides non-deposit investment products, such as annuities and mutual funds.

How did Evans Bank come about? What made Evans Bank choose to open?

In 2020, Evans Bank acquired Fairport Saving Bank and has quickly become an active and visible part of the Rochester and Irondequoit communities. Our Irondequoit branch, located at 2118 Hudson Avenue has been operating since 2007, and is an integral part of our Rochester operation and serves as the center of our activity in the Irondequoit community.

Why choose Irondequoit for your business’ home?

We are very proud of our Irondequoit branch, which is a hub of activity for retail banking, mortgage lending, small business banking, community development, insurance and investments.

How many employees does your business employ? Are any local Irondequoit natives?

Evans has approximately 375 employees in Western New York and more than 30 in our Rochester region. Our Rochester team members have deep roots in the community and are active on a number of nonprofit boards and organizations including but not limited to The Irondequoit Chamber of Commerce, Penfield Business Chamber, The Fairport/Perinton Merchant’s Association, The Rochester Women’s Network, NYSCAR, The Center for Youth, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association, and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.

What do you want potential customers to know about your business?

Since entering the Rochester market in May 2020, Evans Bank has quickly become a major presence in the financial services sector and in the community through the work of our experienced and dedicated associates. Our success is tied to relationships and to how well we understand our clients, their businesses and the competition. That depth of knowledge helps us better prepare our clients to navigate future challenges.

What community service has Evans Bank been involved in? 

As a values-driven organization, Evans Bank believes in making significant contributions to the growth and development of the communities it serves, sponsoring and supporting numerous philanthropic endeavors through financial contributions and employee volunteerism. The Bank has also been an active community partner, sponsoring such events as the Rochester Lilac Festival, Fairport Canal Days, Fairport Oktoberfest, and the Darien Lake Concert Series. Evans also supports community development initiatives through partnerships with the Greater Rochester Housing Partnership, LISC, NeighborWorks Community Partners and Pathstone. Our Financial Fitness team is passionate about the financial health of our clients and community. We serve community members, non-profits, and businesses by providing customizable and personalized educational workshops about finance related topics.

Evans Bank Irondequoit is located at 2118 Hudson Ave, Rochester, NY 14617.  You can find them on Facebook or online at  


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