About SSB Bank, Pittsburgh's Local Bank

SSB is Pittsburgh's Local Choice for Personal & Business Banking Since 1922. 



SSB Bank, formerly known as Slovak Savings Bank, has been a local and independent bank based in Pittsburgh since 1922. We offer the banking products, security, and conveniences of our larger competitors, but with the care and commitment of our community bank roots. As we grow and develop with the addition of our North Hills branch in 2017, we look forward to providing the same community-oriented services our customers have grown to depend on and appreciate.


Who We Are

In 1922, Slovak Savings and Loan Association was formed by eight Slovak community members of the Northside. The first office was in the basement of the former St. Gabriel Archangel Church that used to be located on California Avenue. SSB Bank moved to its current Northside location at the corner of California and Superior Avenues in the late 1920’s. At that time, Slovak Savings and Loan Association changed the charter to the Mutual Savings Bank – "Slovak Savings Bank". In 2017, after our expansion to the North Hills, with the addition of a second location in McCandless, we continued our efforts in providing community-oriented services to a new part of the city. In September 2017 we changed our legal name to "SSB Bank." Although we have grown, we still remain committed to our roots, valuing the customers and relationships we continue to build through positive banking experiences. 

SSB Bank has a rich history serving Pittsburgh’s Northside community and surrounding neighborhoods. For many years, we have helped our customers buy their first home, save for vacations, and provide many businesses with capital to remain competitive through tough economic times. Our guiding principles are Commitment, Community, and Culture.

What We Do

At SSB Bank, we offer a variety of lending and deposit products to meet our customers' needs. Our goal is to try and provide the most comprehensive solutions so that we can develop a quality banking relationship with our customers. When you contact us, our banking and lending experts are quick and responsive, providing you a variety of options that fit your individual needs. From lending and financing to checking and savings accounts, we offer a little bit of everything.


Why We're Different

As a longstanding, local business in the Pittsburgh area, we have continued to prove our dedication and investment to the city of Pittsburgh. Unlike some of the national competitors, like Bank of America and Chase Bank, that continue to pop up throughout the city, our local roots make us more knowledgeable about the true needs of our customers. 

You need someone (a person, not a robot) who will answer your banking questions quickly and efficiently.
You need local establishments that provide a warm, welcoming feeling every time you walk through the door- it's about quality not quantity.
You need good listeners who have solutions to your problems, rather than unnecessary products and gimmicks.
You need quality deposit and lending products that provide you a great return on your investment.


SSB Bank will do that for you and more!


The Benefits of Banking with SSB

 

We're Growing

We've expanded to the North Hills, allowing us to reach more Pittsburgh individuals, families and businesses north of the city.

 

We're Secure

We have a 4 layer authentication system (more than the usual 3 for extra security). Additionally, because we know you personally, we detect problems and suspicious activity faster than big banks.

 

We're Nimble

Unlike the big banks, we have the ability to tailor products and services to meet your needs.

 

We're Comprehensive

From personal and business checking and savings, to mortgages and loans, we have products for all needs and experts to help you navigate the process of securing those products.

 

We're Technological

We offer the new technologies and conveniences of online banking, mobile check deposit and more.

 

We're Personal

We provide personal service with no frustrating 800 numbers or automated customer service.




We Want You to Join Our Bank Family!

Switching banks can be a tedious process, but we make it simple. Between our helpful customer service representatives and our various tools and services, we take the stress out of managing your accounts. For more information on switching to SSB Bank or the accounts and services we offer, contact our staff today.

 
 

Brian Gasser

Customer Service and Merchant Services Representative

(412) 837-6955



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