Emigrant Bank

5 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

Notable Rates APY Vs.Others
Savings 0.40% 1.96% →
1-Year CD 0.70% 2.02% →
2-Year CD 1.10% 2.02% →
5-Year CD 1.20% 2.02% →
30-Year Mortgage N.A. 3.14% →
15-Year Mortgage N.A. 2.59% →
HELOC N.A. 2.50% →

2020 Overview

General Bank Information

Emigrant Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in New York, NY. It was founded in 1850 and has approximately $5.66 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 5 branches.

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 12054
Date Established 1850
Assets $5.66 billion
Loans $4.16 billion
Deposits $4.35 billion
Capital $1.22 billion

For a more detailed analysis of Emigrant Bank's financial condition and a description of what these numbers mean, please visit the Financial Details section.

Deposit Rates - April 2, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
Money Market
0.40% $2,500 $49,999 Learn MoreShow Less
3 Mo CD
0.30% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
6 Mo CD
0.50% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less

Fixed IRA
0.70% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
Int Checking Rates APY MIN MAX
Int Ckg
0.15% $1 $2,499 Learn MoreShow Less
Int Ckg
0.25% $2,500 - Learn MoreShow Less

Online Only Savings Rates of My Savings Direct, a division of Emigrant Bank

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Online Only Savings Rates of Dollar Savings Direct

Online Savings Rates APY MIN MAX

Online Only CD Rates of My Savings Direct, a division of Emigrant Bank

Online CD Rates APY MIN MAX
6 Month CD
1.00% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less
30 Month CD
1.10% $1,000 - Learn MoreShow Less

Online Only CD Rates of Dollar Savings Direct

Online CD Rates APY MIN MAX

Bank Online Offers

My Savings Direct Raises Online Savings Rate to 2.40%
Dec 5, 2018

My Savings Direct, a division of Emigrant Bank, has raised their online savings rate to 2.40%.   This is currently the best online savings rate available nationally.   

My Savings Direct Lowers Online Savings Rate to 1.90% APY
Dec 5, 2019

My Savings Direct, a division of Emigrant Direct, has lowered its online savings rate from 2.00 to 1.90% APY.   While the rate is still competititve, it feels like we are a long way from this past summer with this bank topped out at 2.50% APY.

My Savings Direct Lowers Online Savings Rate to 1.80% APY
Jan 7, 2020

My Savings Direct has lowered its online savings rate to 1.80% APY.   The Emigrant Direct subsidiary's rate is now a far cry from where it peaked at 2.50% in the Spring of 2019.

My Savings Direct Continues to Lower Its Savings Rates
Mar 12, 2020

My Savings Direct, a division of Emigrant, is continuing its drip-drip-drip lowering of savings rates with rates now at 1.60% APY.   While a lowering of rates is perfectly understandable in the current environment, it is disappointing to long-term customers as Emigrant is currently offering a 1.80% APY rate in its Dollar Savings Direct accounts.

Emigrant Drops Dollar Savings Direct to 1.50% APY and My Savings Direct to 1% APY
Mar 17, 2020

Emigrant has dropped the savings rate offered by both of its online banking subsidiaries.

Loan Rates - April 2, 2020

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

There are currently no loan rates available for Emigrant Bank

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Financial Details

Emigrant Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of Emigrant Bank. The data is provided by the FDIC. All banks listed on BestCashCow.com are FDIC-insured. No depositor has ever lost deposits that have been within the FDIC insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
Emigrant Bank U.S. Bank Average
15.87% 6.70%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its tangible common equity and its loan loss reserves. A lower Texas ratio indicates better coverage of problem loans. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

As of September 30, 2019, Emigrant Bank had $185,626,000 in non-current loans and $18,417,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $1,221,598,000 in equity and $63,972,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 15.87%.

Return on Equity
Emigrant Bank U.S. Bank Average
3.31% 9.72%

Emigrant Bank has a Return on Equity of 3.31% versus the BestCashCow average of 9.72%. Return on equity measures how efficiently a bank is making money from its capital. A bank with a consistently high ROE can be considered well run. A bank with a consistently low ROE can be considered poorly run.

Emigrant Bank U.S. Bank Average
21.58% 12.89%

Emigrant Bank has a Capitalization of 21.58% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.89. Capitalization measures how much equity capital a bank has to underpin loans and other assets on its balance sheet. The higher the capitalization number the more secure a bank is considered.

Emigrant Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of September 30, 2019, Emigrant Bank had assets of $5,661,961,000, loans of $4,161,934,000, and deposits of $4,353,165,000. Long-term increases in deposits shows a bank's ability to raise funds to grow its loans and assets. Loan and asset growth may rise or fall depending on a bank's strategy for growth. Sharp rises and falls in assets, deposits, and loans can be problematic, indicating a loosening of lending standards, or financial distress leading to reduced lending. A big change in these figured can also be from a bank acquisition or merger.

Summary Balance Sheet

September 30, 2019
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $0.21 billion
Interest-bearing balances $0.20 billion
Total securities $0.58 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $0.00 billion
Net loans and leases $4.16 billion
Loan loss allowance $0.06 billion
Trading account assets $0.00 billion
Bank premises and fixed assets $0.00 billion
Other real estate owned $0.02 billion
Goodwill and other intangibles $0.10 billion
All other assets $0.45 billion
     Total Assets $4.44 billion
Total deposits $4.35 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $4.26 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $4.35 billion
      % insured (estimated) 90.14%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $0.01 billion
Trading liabilities $0.00 billion
Other borrowed funds $0.00 billion
Subordinated debt $0.00 billion
All other liabilities $0.08 billion
      Total Liabilities $4.44 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $1.22 billion

Summary Income Statement

September 30, 2019
Total Interest Income $0.23 billion
Total Interest Expense $0.05 billion
Net interest income $0.18 billion
Provision for loan and lease losses $0.01 billion
Total non interest income $0.02 billion
Total non interest expense $0.15 billion
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $0.04 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in Emigrant Bank’s loan portfolio are Commercial and Industrial Loans, 1-4 Family Residential Loans, and Commercial Real Estate.

Compared to other banks in New York, Emigrant Bank has a significantly higher percent of Small Business Loans, Commercial and Industrial Loans on its balance sheet, potentially indicating a specialty in that lending area.

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding and double categorization of some loan types. All data from the FDIC. Additional information about this table.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 23.29
Credit Card Loans 0.00
Consumer Auto Loans 0.00
Small Business Loans 8.36
Construction and Development Loans 6.66
Commercial Real Estate 15.31
Commercial and Industrial Loans 41.94
Farm Loans 0.00

Frequently Asked Questions About Emigrant Bank

Branches and Savings

Is Emigrant Bank FDIC insured?

Yes. It is covered under FDIC Certificate #12054.

Why does Emigrant Bank pay such low interest on savings accounts?

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Why are Emigrant Bank CD rates not competitive?

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Customer Reviews for Emigrant Bank

  • June 14, 2017 |

    Thanks guys for being honest and truthful...I'll put my money elsewhere...I don't need any more headaches...

  • July 13, 2016

    Your bank in Ossining nu has displayed extremely poor taste neglecting too fly the flag at half staff in light of the assimilation of the 5 police officers in Dallas, especially as it is one of the villages most visible locations

  • September 22, 2015

    Typical Emigrant bank. Begin with a great rate, then make a big reduction. All down hill from here.

  • September 15, 2015

    Yeap 1.25% must have been a con game now 1.10%.

  • September 14, 2015

    Just lowered their rate to 1.10%!

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