Businesses in the Midwest voted Commerce Bank, N.A. - Commercial Banking Services a winner in two categories in the 2008 Greenwich Excellence Awards for Middle Market Banking.  This leading consulting firm’s national, research-based survey of nearly 17,000 businesses recognized Commerce Bank for Overall Satisfaction as well as Overall Satisfaction - Treasury Management in the Midwest Region.

Greenwich Associates’ research indicates that businesses increasingly turn to financial institutions that are perceived as survivors in the current economic slowdown.  “During this challenging economic time, it’s important to share good news about banks that excel in serving clients,” said Chris McDonnell, vice president, Greenwich Associates.  “As businesses add new commercial banking relationships, they seek institutions that offer a safe place for deposits and dependable treasury management services.”

“Commerce’s commitment to a high level of service combined with our investment in operations allows us to focus on our commercial customers’ fundamental financial needs,” said Kevin Barth, president and chief operating officer, Commerce Bank, Kansas City.  “As global economic conditions have deteriorated, our Commercial Banking and Treasury Services teams have been able to respond to our customers’ changing needs.”