Raising Expectations Since 1930

About CorTrust Bank

As a fourth-generation family-owned bank, our roots have run deep in South Dakota and Minnesota for over 90 years, but we’re just getting started. From our humble beginnings, we've grown into a pillar of strength and stability, moving ahead through market swings and all of life's changes.

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Community Banks by the Numbers

Community banks are not driven by profits. They're driven by the desire to see their customers thrive. When you choose to go local, you're supporting small businesses, helping your neighborhood grow, and getting the personal attention you deserve.

Discover more compelling reasons to choose a community bank as your trusted financial partner, as highlighted by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).

60 %

Of Small Business Loans

Community banks, including CorTrust, handle 60% of small business loans across the nation. This demonstrates our commitment to supporting small businesses and contributing to the economic well-being of our local communities.


Employees Nationwide

Community banks, whether in small towns or bustling cities, play an essential role in employment, providing nearly 700,000 quality jobs across the nation. They go beyond banking by also creating employment opportunities and supporting local economies.

81 %

Satisfaction of Loan Applications

This satisfaction rate stands in stark contrast to the 68% at large banks, 62% at finance companies, and 48% with online lenders. This is because community banks, like CorTrust, offer a personalized experience that consistently exceeds customer expectations.

Our Impact

We strive to be a driving force for positive change in our communities. From scholarships to charitable efforts, we’re making a difference. See how CorTrust is actively shaping your neighborhood.

Giving Back

Supporting Our Communities

At CorTrust, community involvement is more than just a buzzword—it's our way of life. Whether it's organizing events or supporting local causes, we're passionate about making an impact. Learn more and submit a request to see how we can support you.

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Committed to Future Leaders

Our scholarship is designed to support students in pursuing their aspirations because we believe in nurturing dreams and fostering success. Explore this opportunity, discover your eligibility, and take the first step toward building your future.

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Work with CorTrust

We offer a diverse and inclusive workplace where innovation and growth thrive. Whether you're considering opportunities at our branch locations or our corporate office, explore our current openings and find your place with a team that values your unique talents and contributions.

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Humble Beginnings

What started as a modest family-owned bank has blossomed into a financial institution with a vast footprint. We stand proudly as a pillar of stability in the communities we serve and a constant presence that people can depend on year after year. From these small-town origins, we've grown to become a partner you can rely on, no matter where your journey takes you.