Peoples Bancorp is the holding company for The Peoples Bank, a federally insured community bank (the Bank). Founded in 1910, it remains an independent commercial bank serving the businesses and residents of Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot Counties.
The Bank's primary business is attracting deposits and originating loans in the local market. It has developed an attractive franchise of seven full-service branch offices, and insurance agency subsidiary, Fleetwood, Athey, Macbeth & McCown, Inc. (FAM&M) and is recognized for delivering personal attention and professional service. Management has modernized the organization's infrastructure and strengthened internal controls to maximize profitability and influence operational costs and efficiency. Products and services are designed and constantly reviewed as to meeting customer needs, keeping pace with emerging technologies and diversifying delivery channels. Management is local and accessible.
The Peoples Bank is considered well capitalized as defined by the FDIC. The Bank and Insurance Agency is actively involved with the economic and social development of its market area and is recognized as a safe, sound community bank/insurance agency respectively.
Peoples Bancorp is committed to enhancing shareholder value. The company has approximately 640 shareholders of record and has reinstated paying dividends.
- Direct Deposit of Dividends - The direct deposit program, which is offered at no charge, provides for automatic deposit of quarterly dividends directly into a checking or savings account. For information regarding this program contact the Transfer Agent.
- Annual Meeting - The Annual Meeting of Stockholders is held in May.
- Annual Report - To obtain a copy of the company's Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2015 contact the Transfer Agent or access a PDF copy by the link on our web page.