Forbes Names Commerce Bank Among America’s Best Banks

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Commerce Bank is the top-ranked Missouri bank on Forbes
America’s Best Banks 2019 list — one of the most respected lists in the
industry. Overall, Commerce was ranked 17th in the nation.

The annual Forbes list, which was created in response to the 2008
financial crisis, enlists S&P Global Market Intelligence for data
measuring the growth, credit quality, efficiency and profitability of
the country’s 100 largest publicly-traded banks and thrifts by assets.
Since the list first debuted, Commerce Bank has consistently ranked near
the top among the highest-performing institutions.

It is an honor to be considered by Forbes as one of the best
banks in America,” said John W. Kemper, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Commerce Bancshares, Inc. “At Commerce Bank, we hold our
ourselves to the highest standards for customer service, employee
engagement and community stewardship. This recognition is a reflection
of the work of our Commerce Bank team as well as the thousands of loyal
customers who entrust us with their financial well-being.”

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About Commerce Bank

With $25.5 billion in assets1, Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CBSH) is a registered bank holding company offering a full line
of banking services, including payment solutions, investment management
and securities brokerage. Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Commerce
Bancshares, Inc., leverages more than 150 years of proven strength and
experience to help individuals and businesses solve financial
challenges. In addition to offering payment solutions across the U.S.,
the Company currently operates banking facilities in nine key markets
including St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Central Missouri, Central
Illinois, Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Denver. Commerce Bank also
maintains commercial offices in Dallas, Houston, Cincinnati, Nashville,
Des Moines, Indianapolis, and Grand Rapids. Commerce delivers high-touch
service and sophisticated financial solutions at regional branches,
commercial offices, ATMs, online, mobile and through a 24/7 customer
service line. Learn more at

1. As of December 31, 2018


Commerce Bank
Maura Ritter, 314-746-8567
[email protected]

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