About Us

Since the firm’s founding more than 50 years ago, Austin Associates has consistently provided a wide range of specialized consulting and investment banking services to financial institutions.

Our targeted analyses support boards of directors and executive management teams charged with managing successful, profitable banks and thrifts in a highly-competitive and regulated industry.

Our clients rely on timely service, objective advice, and the highest professional standards of conduct and performance. Professional excellence, integrity and confidentiality are the foundation for the firm’s four practice areas.

We are advocates for community banks and support the unique role community banks play in sustaining the economic and civic vitality of local markets. Austin Associates respects the responsibilities that community banks have to their shareholders, customers, employees and to regulators.

We serve more than 200 clients in 26 states across the United States. Our clients range from small single-market community banks to multi-billion dollar financial institutions. Together, they represent the diversity of ownership, asset sizes and business models characteristic of today’s dynamic financial services industry.

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