Johnson Bank plans to open a new branch at the
corner of West Mequon Road and
Market Street in Mequon.
Photo by Gary Achterberg
MEQUON - Johnson Bank has filed an
application to open a branch at
1555 W. Mequon Road,
said Peter X. Engel, executive vice president of
consumer banking for Johnson Financial Group.
building at the corner of West Mequon Road and Market
Street previously was a branch of M&I Bank.
briefly was a BMO Harris branch, which later moved to a
location just to the east.
are a strong financial partner to businesses and the
people who live and work in the greater Milwaukee area,”
Engel said. “Our new location in Mequon further
demonstrates our commitment to this area and to Ozaukee
branch is expected to open late this fall after
regulatory approvals are obtained, a news release from
the bank said. Jac Zader, Mequon’s assistant director of
community development, said the bank will not require
approval from the planning commission.
residents will soon have access to a broad range of
financial services, including banking, wealth and
insurance,” Engel said. “Our privately held status and
local ownership provide our customers responsive
assistance and helpful advice with a long-term view that
only a privately held company can deliver.”
Hernandez, Milwaukee regional vice president for Johnson
Bank, added, “Our ability to offer local decision
making, personalized service and customized solutions
presents a unique opportunity for businesses and
residents in Ozaukee County.”
said bank executives look forward to working closely
with residents, businesses and community leaders in
Johnson Bank is a member of Johnson Financial Group,
which offers comprehensive financial solutions in
banking trust, insurance, investment management and
leasing. The $3.9 billion financial services company has
operating companies in Wisconsin and Arizona.
Principal owners of Johnson Financial Group are members
of the Samuel C. Johnson family. Helen Johnson-Leopold
is chairman of Johnson Financial Group and chairman,
chief executive officer and chairman of the board of
Johnson Outdoors Inc. in Racine.
company’s website is
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