BREESE, Ill. – Farmers and Merchants National Bank (FMB), in partnership with the City of O’Fallon and Poettker Construction, broke ground on a new location for FMB on May 18, 2021 at 1805 East Highway 50 in O’Fallon, Ill. This 4,000 SF facility, part of the Four Points Center development, will be the bank’s 7th area location. The project is anticipated for completion in fall 2021.
“Farmers and Merchants National Bank is excited to bring our services to the O’Fallon Community with the help of the City of O’Fallon and Poettker Construction,” states Stephen Greene, President of Farmers and Merchants National Bank. “We are committed to providing exceptional services with our traditional family and community banking values. As we continue to grow and achieve success, we are looking forward to stepping into new communities with our quality products and great customer service.”
FMB currently has 6 locations in St. Clair and Washington counties in Illinois. The addition of the O’Fallon, Ill. service area is conveniently located to provide customers with an upgraded banking experience and easy access for our local customers in St. Clair County and at Scott Air Force Base. The new building consists of metal stud walls, brick masonry walls, thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roofing and shingled roofing; and features two drive-thru lanes.
“We are honored to work with Farmers and Merchants National Bank as their general contractor in order to bring more convenience and services to the O’Fallon community,” states Ryan Poettker, Executive Vice President & COO of Poettker Construction Company. “Poettker is looking forward to many more projects in the future as Farmers and Merchants continues to expand and deliver exceptional services.”
The project’s design team is led by Michael E. Bauer Architecture. GC Engineering is serving as the structural engineer; 303rd Engineering Group as the mechanical, electrical, plumbing engineer; and TWM Engineering as the civil engineer.
About Farmers and Merchants National Bank
Chartered in Nashville, IL on May 6, 1906 by a group of local residents and merchants looking to meet their banking needs. Farmers and Merchants philosophy of community banking has not changed since 1906 and continues to advance and deliver the best possible experience and knowledge to customers. Growth for Farmers and Merchants Bank has been achieved through the continual offering of new quality products and great service. Farmers and Merchants National Bank currently has 4 branches in Washington County and 2 in St. Clair County. For more information, visit www.bankwithfmb.com.
About Poettker Construction Company Established in 1980, Poettker Construction is a second-generation, family-owned and veteran-owned business specializing in construction management, design/build, general contracting and self-perform services with an emphasis to exceed the client’s expectations. Poettker Construction is dedicated to providing safe, quality, sustainable, and technology solutions to clients in the Education, Distribution, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Municipal, Recreation, and Retail industries. The company prides itself on building long-lasting relationships with their clients, business partners and the communities in which they work. For more information, visit www.poettkerconstruction.com.