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Founded on March 17,1917, Solvay Bank is the oldest financial institution headquarted and operating in Onondaga County. With strong ties to the community, we have remained an independent community bank ever since. Solvay Bank currently has nine locations in Central New York with branches throughout Onondaga County and a commercial lending presence in the Mohawk Valley. 

Over the course of a century, we have helped Central New Yorkers build financial security, fund their businesses and work towards a brighter future. Our bankers are more than just familiar faces that live, work, shop and play right here. They are experts armed with the solutions and experience to navigate today’s economic climate. Whether you are looking for a new home, a new car or just a new bank account, Solvay Bank delivers strong solutions that fit into every stage of the life you choose to build.

Solvay Bank Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the best experience for our customers to help make their financial dreams come true, while upholding socially responsible and community-minded principles, and delivering value to our shareholders.

Solvay Bank Accolades

  • and The Post-Standard listed Solvay Bank as winner of the CNY Readers' Choice Award in the category of Community Banking for 2022 and 2023. 
  • Bauer Financial rates Solvay Bank with a 5-star rating annually. Star-ratings are assigned on a scale of zero-stars to 5-stars with 5 being the strongest.
  • American Banker listed Solvay Bank on the Top 200 List for Publicly Traded Community Banks in 2022.