About Us

Scott Gruber

“As your local, mobile, remarkable community bank, we’re here to help improve the lives of the businesses and families we serve. I invite you to talk to us wherever you are, and experience why Tompkins VIST Bank has been recognized as one of the nation’s top financial institutions.”

Scott Gruber | President & CEO  

Founded in 1909, Tompkins VIST Bank is a full-service, locally-managed community bank with 20 branches serving the Berks, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Schuylkill Counties of Pennsylvania.  Because our senior management is locally based, we have first-hand understanding of this community and a unique commitment to the vitality of its businesses and families - we live here too.

Tompkins VIST Bank offers personalized service, local decision-making and a broad range of services for consumers and businesses including commercial lending and cash management services.

HONORING A TRADITION OF LONG-TERM VALUE AND TRUST  

Today, we continue to honor the mission we began more than 100 years ago - to provide long-term value and earn the trust of the clients and community we serve. 

ACTIVELY LENDING TO OUR COMMUNITY’S FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES

As a community bank, we reinvest the deposits we hold. The deposits are invested as loans to local businesses and families, helping the economy and employment in this area.  Our credit decisions are made locally, by experienced lenders who know our clients personally and the area’s economy first-hand.

SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY’S ORGANIZATIONS

Tompkins VIST Bank is dedicated to enhancing the vitality of our community through the support of more than 200 local economic, arts, education, and health-related organizations. Additionally, our employees contribute countless hours of community service and fundraising activities for area organizations.  

RANKED AMONG THE NATION'S STRONGEST AND MOST STABLE BANKS

 Tompkins VIST Bank was again recognized by Bauer Financial, an independent ratings firm, as among the nation's strongest banks. We are on its 5-Star Recommended (Superior) list in 2016. To make the list, banks are rated on their overall financial picture, performance, strength and stability. These "recommended" banks are said to be operating well above regulatory capital requirements.

BACKED BY THE STRENGTH AND CAPABILITIES OF TOMPKINS FINANCIAL

We are backed by the strength of our parent company, Tompkins Financial Corporation, a holding company with $6 billion in assets.  Through our affiliation with Tompkins Financial, we are able to offer our clients the best in banking services, increased lending capabilities, innovative services like Remote Deposit for business – plus, other high-quality financial services, such as insurance, investment management and financial planning - delivered with the professional expertise and personal service for which all Tompkins Financial companies are known.

Tompkins Financial Corporation retains its long-term focus.

•Profitable for 60 consecutive years

•Record earnings in 40 of the last 42 years

•Paid cash dividends for more than 137 consecutive years

•Increased cash dividends for 27 consecutive years

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Scott Gruber
President & CEO