Many of these awards have been given because of votes of support from our customer and community. Thank you! We appreciate the recognition and opportunity to serve you.
#1 Midsize Corporate Philanthropist - 2023
First Fed Bank, along with our Foundation, are honored to be ranked first on the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) Midsize Corporate Philanthropists list.
Washington's Best Workplaces - 2023
We are excited to be a 2023 Washington Best Workplace listmaker, based on a survey of our team by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Awards for Our Community Bank
Our team was recognized in the 2023 Best of the Peninsula surveys, winning Best Bank and Best Financial Advisor in Clallam County. First Fed was also a finalist for Best Bank in Jefferson County, Best Employer in Kitsap County, and Best Bank and Best Financial Institution in Bainbridge.
Best Bank - Gold Award
Best of the Northwest 2023
Thank you for your votes in the Best of the Northwest competition hosted by Bellingham Alive. First Fed received the gold award for Best Bank for the second year in a row.
First Fed has been rated a 5 star bank by Bauer Financial, a leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm. This top rating indicates that First Fed is one of the strongest banks in the nation based on capital, loan quality and other detailed performance criteria.
Our team was recognized in the 2022 Best of the Peninsula surveys, winning Best Bank in both Clallam and Jefferson counties. First Fed was also a finalist for Best Bank on Bainbridge Island and in Central Kitsap as well as Best Customer Service in Clallam and Jefferson counties, and Best Employer in Jefferson county.
Our team was recognized with the Best Financial Advisor award in Jefferson Country. We also were a finalist for Best Financial Advisor in Clallam county and Best Financial Planner on Bainbridge Island. Thank you for your votes in the 2022 Best of the Peninsula!
First Fed was named to Forbes “America’s Best Banks in Each State” list for 2021! Of nearly 5,000 FDIC-insured banks in America, only 135 banks (2.7%) made the list. First Fed was one of only 3 banks selected from Washington State. Nearly 25,000 customers throughout the U.S. were surveyed about their current and former banking relationships to compile the list.
First Fed is in good company on the 2022 and 2021 Middle Market Fast 50 lists, presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal. This List includes the fastest growing companies in the region with a diverse group of of businesses represented including biotech, banking, real estate, tech, senior living and restaurant sectors.
In 2020 our customers and community voted for First Fed as Best Bank for the 25th year in a row in the Peninsula Daily News "Best of the Peninsula" poll. We appreciate the recognition for our amazing team throughout the years.
For the fifth year running, First Fed has been named by the Puget Sound Business Journal as a top corporate philanthropist in 2021 among midsize companies in Washington. Through our Foundation and team, we are honored to give back to our communities and the organizations that support them.
Bainbridge 2018 Chamber Awards recognized First Fed as great supporter of local organizations like the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, KiDiMu, and the Bainbridge Island Art Museum. Congratulations to branch manager Kimbril Moore and his stellar team!
Recognition for Our Outstanding Team
Robin Bookter was a finalist for the 2019 Citizen of the Year with the Sequim Chamber of Commerce. Robin is Branch Manager at our Sequim Avenue location and recurring member of Club 100, donating over 100 hours a year of her time to the community.
Interested in joining our stellar team? Learn about careers with First Fed.