New Bank Opens in Norwin Town Square

Published on May 17, 2018

A new bank branch in North Huntingdon is open and ready to serve the businesses and residents of the area. Somerset Trust Company opened its 33rd bank branch at the Norwin Town Square adjacent to the Shop ‘n Save on Route 30.

Extended convenient hours are a feature of the bank which is accessible from Shop ‘n Save or through a separate outside entrance. The new location hosts several teller windows and customer service offices for opening new accounts and loan applications. Consumer and commercial lending services are available at the office, as well as investment services. An easy-to-use coin counter is available in the bank, which will also have a convenient night deposit feature.

In addition to this location, the bank plans to open inside the North Huntingdon Walmart in August.

“We are impressed with the growth and vitality of the North Huntingdon and the Irwin areas. We feel there is a strong sense of commitment to the community, and we are privileged to be a part of that,” commented CEO G. Henry Cook.

The bank has branches throughout Westmoreland, Fayette, Somerset, Cambria and Bedford Counties in Pennsylvania, and Garrett County, Maryland. Eleven branches are in grocery stores or Walmart and four of the bank’s buildings are historic restorations. bank currently operates a network of close to 100 ATMs in the region with plans to add more in the coming months. Along with convenient locations, Somerset Trust offers an award winning mobile banking service.

Somerset Trust Company is an independent community bank headquartered in Somerset, Pennsylvania. G. Henry Cook is the bank’s CEO and Chairman of the Board. Thomas J. Cook, Esq. is the bank’s President. They are the fifth generation of their family to lead the bank, founded in 1889.

Over the last decade, Somerset Trust Company has broadened and strengthened its community bank franchise. While engaged in expansion activity within its geographic footprint, the bank has a firm commitment to the communities it serves and has effectively utilized technology to better serve customers.

Over the past nine years, the bank has consistently been recognized by the publication American Banker as one of the top 200 banks in the country based on median return on average equity (ROAE) of the prior three years. Most recently, the bank was named one of the 20 Most Innovative Banks in the Country by the Independent Community Bankers of America. Somerset Trust has also received the prestigious Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award for Corporate Leadership from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission for past projects.

Comments Cook, “How many banks can make the statement that their best days are in the future? Thanks to our loyal customers, the commitment of our staff and the strength of our bank, we are looking forward with great excitement.”