RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Union First Market Bank today announced that it has launched three mobile banking offerings, including mobile web, text message banking and an iPhone® application (app) making it the largest community bank in Virginia to offer a complete mobile banking product suite.
"Mobile banking is no longer an exclusive product from large national or regional banks," said G. William Beale, chief executive officer of Union First Market Bankshares. "Union First Market Bank now offers consumers the tools to bank when, where and how they want. We're able to rollout new products and keep the cost of banking low because of our large branch footprint and financial strength. Union remains one of the strongest banks in Virginia because it has continued to follow two key principles of community banking: take the time necessary to know your customers and make loans within your geographic footprint."
Starting today, iPhone® customers will be able to download the Union First Market Mobile Banking app from Apple's App Store. Union First Market Bank's online banking customers with access to mobile web browsers can visit m.bankatunion.com to access their account information. Customers who want to bank via text messaging can set up this service within Online Banking.About Union First Market Bankshares Corporation Headquartered in Richmond, Union First Market Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ: UBSH) is the holding company for Union First Market Bank, which has 99 branches and more than 160 ATMs throughout Virginia, Union Investment Services, Inc., which provides full brokerage services, Union Mortgage Group, Inc., which provides a full line of mortgage products, and Union Insurance Group, LLC, which offers various lines of insurance products. Union First Market Bank also owns a non-controlling interest in Johnson Mortgage Company, LLC. Additional information is available on the Company's website at http://investors.bankatunion.com. SOURCE Union First Market Bank