First Community Financial Partners Inc., the parent company of First Community Financial Bank, has been named one of the Sandler O’Neill Sm-All Stars: Class of 2016.
Sm-All Stars are the top performing small-cap banks and thrifts in the country, as ranked by Sandler O'Neill.
Sandler O’Neill + Partners, an investment banking firm and broker-dealer, chooses banks for the Sm-All Stars list based on exceptional performance metrics in categories such as growth, profitability, capital strength and credit quality.
Sandler O’Neill evaluated more than 400 publicly traded banks and thrifts with a market cap below $2.5 billion and narrowed the selection down to 27 small-cap institutions for the Sm-All Stars Class of 2016.
“We are very pleased to be named a Sm-All Star by Sandler O’Neill,” Roy Thygesen, CEO of First Community Financial Partners, said. “Our inclusion on this list reflects our success in building a high-performing financial institution that is an attractive banking partner for small- and middle-market businesses in the Chicagoland area. It is an honor for our franchise to be recognized as one of the premier small-cap banks in the country.”