Category: Banking and Financial Services

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Alliance honored this year’s Superstars in Business award winners at their annual awards ceremony Nov. 10 at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for one of Delaware’s leading small- business entrepreneurs, honors businesses and nonprofit organizations for their…

WSFS Financial Corporation and Penn Liberty Financial Corp. have signed a definitive agreement and plan of reorganization whereby WSFS Financial Corporation will acquire Penn Liberty Financial Corp. Upon the closing of the transaction, Penn Liberty Bank, the wholly owned bank subsidiary of Penn Liberty, will merge into WSFS Financial Corporation’s wholly owned bank subsidiary, WSFS…

Wilmington, Del – The Delaware Department of Finance will officially launch  a new website Friday that will provide the public easy access to the state’s unclaimed property database. The website — delaware.findyourunclaimedproperty.com —will allow users to search by name to find information regarding any unclaimed property they may have in Delaware. The website also allows…

WSFS Financial ascends to next tier

By Sam Waltz It may come as a huge surprise to most that Delaware’s own WSFS Bank — once known as Wilmington Savings Fund Society — is now is the largest bank and trust company headquartered in the Delaware Valley region of Greater Philadelphia, Delaware and the abutting South Jersey counties. In addition, it likely…

  WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Dover businessman has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy in an ongoing criminal investigation into the lending practices and collapse of Wilmington Trust bank. Fifty-two-year-old Salvatore Leone was sentenced Tuesday, two years after pleading guilty and agreeing to cooperate…