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  • Georgia Banking School: May 7-12GBA's Georgia Banking School is an unrivaled, unique growth opportunity for qualified, highly-motivated bankers.

  • Advanced Compliance School: May 7-12Specialized curriculum developed to provide a dynamic training opportunity for bankers with two or more years of compliance experience.

  • Rural Development & Lending COnference: May 17-18This annual conference places special emphasis on issues affecting banks serving Georgia’s ag sector.

  • 2017 Annual Meeting: June 18-21Plan to join us and many more this year as we kick off our celebration of GBA's 125th anniversary.

  • Leadership Conference: July 17-20The purpose of the annual Leadership Conference is to promote leadership development, create networking opportunities, and educate emerging bank leaders about the legislative process.

  • GBA E-BulletinApril 28: Feedback Flowing for D.C. Trip; Speak Up; Georgia Cybersecurity in the News, In Good Ways; Get the 411 on Georgia’s New Power of Attorney Law on May 17 and more...
  • GBA E-Legislative UpdateMarch 31: Georgia General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die; GBA Priority Bills Awaiting Governor Deal’s Signature and more...
  • Georgia Banking UpdateJan. 2017 Issue: Facts, Figures and Issues Important to Georgia Banks.
  • GBA-U EdgeMarch 2017: At GBA University, career bankers at any level can find an educational experience to fit their needs.

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GBA Member Profile

A love of farming and helping others led Metter Bank’s Luke Lanier into a career as an ag lending specialist. And those passions carry over to his off-time hobbies of gardening and cooking. Learn more about Lanier in this week’s GBA Member Profile. You’ll find out just how he got into banking, his favorite part of any given day at the bank, how GBA is important to him and others, and why helping farmers is rewarding to him. Lanier is chair of the GBA Agriculture Committee, which sponsors and plans the GBA Rural Development and Lending Conference coming up May 17-18. See his complete GBA profile here >>>

Earnings Hit $3 Billion in 2016

Georgia’s 183 state-based FDIC insured banks earned $3 billion in 2016, an increase of 4.8 percent over the same period in 2015. Loans jumped 6 percent, deposits were up by 5 percent and total assets were up by 6 percent. Here are more year-end highlights for Georgia-based banks from the FDIC’s announced results >>>