Associated reveals new branch plans along West Circle Drive corridor

ROCHESTER, Minn. –August 8, 2014 – Associated Bank, part of Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC), today announced plans for a new branch located at1985 Commerce Drive NW, Rochester. The new location will break ground in August and is anticipated to open in January 2015.

The 3,000 square-foot location will offer customers an enhanced banking experience in a revitalized and spacious layout, reflecting the updated Associated brand style with a full service teller lobby and drive through banking. The branch will also include 24/7 self-service banking solutions along with a digital demonstration zone allowing customers to sign up for online banking and interact with Associated Bank’s mobile applications and an online loan origination station. In-house services will include mortgage and Associated Investment Services (AIS) representatives.

“The greater Rochester area represents an important market for Associated Bank,” said Tim Lau, Executive Vice President, Head of Community Markets, Associated Bank. “We take pride in the relationships we have built in this community and we are thrilled to continue these relationships at our new location.”

A ground breaking event with community dignitaries and Rochester Mayor, Ardell F. Brede will take place on Wednesday, August 13 at 11a.m.

"Associated Bank has been a long-time partner with the Rochester community and businesses,” said Ardell F. Brede, Mayor, City of Rochester. “Partners like Associated Bank help make Rochester one of the top places to live in America.”

The Associated Bank location inside the Hy-Vee North store at 500 37th Street NW closed on July 24 and will relocate to the new branch location.

During construction, customers can visit the following three locations:

  • Rochester Downtown—206 S. Broadway
  • Rochester Subway—101 1st Avenue, SW
  • Rochester Apache Mall – 1155 16th Street, SW