Awards and Recognition

We are proud to be recognized by our customers, employees and community for our dedication to exceeding expectations and for making our workplace and the communities where we work and live a better place. Below are some recent awards and recognitions received by Eastern Bank.

Products & Services

#1 SBA lender in Massachusetts 15 years

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Eastern Bank named the No. 1 SBA lender in Massachusetts and in New England

Eastern Bank Wealth Management

Boston Business Journal

Eastern Wealth Management recognized as a Largest Independent Investment Advisor in Massachusetts

Aite Novarica Impact Innovation Awards 2021 logo

Aite Novarica

Eastern Bank recognized with the Aite Impact Innovation Award for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics


Community Commitments & Workplace Recognition

Best Place for Working Parents

Eastern Bank recognized as a Best Place for Working Parents

Winner 2023 NACD DE&I Awards Public Company Small Cap

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

Eastern recognized with the 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards’ Public Company – Small Cap Category

Boston Business Journal Corporate Citizenship Honoree

Boston Business Journal

Eastern Bank recognized as a Top Charitable Contributor in Massachusetts

Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion 2023 2024

Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index

Eastern Bank recognized as a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

The Women's Edge top 100 women-led business logo

The Women’s Edge 

Eastern Bank Foundation recognized as a Top 100 Women-Led Business in Massachusetts

LGBT Corporate Ally Award logo

Boston Business Journal

Eastern Bank recognized with the Corporate Ally Award

NAACP logo

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Eastern Bank became the first company in the New England Conference of the NAACP’s 82-year history to receive its Corporate Pinnacle Award for demonstrated commitment to diverse communities and social responsibility. Eastern Bank was also honored at the Boston Branch of the NAACP’s Annual Freedom Fund Dinner for actively challenging society to end discrimination, embrace diversity, and ensure greater opportunity for all people.


Past Awards

Boston Business Journal
2011, 2014

Eastern Bank recognized as a Leader in Diversity

The Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work
2008-2017 (last participated in 2017)

Eastern Bank named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts

J.D. Power
2010, 2011, 2014

Eastern Bank ranked Highest Customer Satisfaction in Retail Banking in the New England Region for the J.D. Power Retail Banking Satisfaction Study.

Eastern Bank received the highest numerical score among retail banks in the New England region in the proprietary J.D. Power 2014 Retail Banking Satisfaction StudySM.  Study based on 80,445 total responses measuring 13 providers in the New England region and measures opinions of consumers with their primary banking provider.  Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in January 2014.  Your experiences may vary.  Visit