First State Bank of Porter Banks & Banking Associations

230 Lincoln St
Porter, IN 46304
(219) 926-2136
Fax: (219) 929-4680
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Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Sat 8am-1pm
Mon-Wed 9am-3pm
Thur &Sat 9am-Noon
Fri 9-6pm

who to contact

Greg Engels James Ruge Jackie Ruge-Perkins Jeffrey Spencer Sheri Zimmer

about us

Local hometown banking is safer and more reliable at Porter Bank!

Come in and experience a better type of bank. We needed no federal bailouts, we don’t sell our mortgages, we don’t give out huge executive bonuses and we have a wide range of products to choose from. We are the only true locally owned and managed financial institution dedicated to meeting the needs of our community in Porter County.

Porter Bank offers a wide variety of services designed to meet all of our customer’s needs.

Our Online Banking product is a secure way to see your account balances and transactions without having to leave home. If you are away from home and want to check your banking information, our Mobile Banking product is the thing for you. Access your account information from your smart phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week! No computer or smart phone? No problem! With Porter Bank’s InfoVoice line, you can access your accounts securely by telephone.

If you are looking for an opportunity to purchase a home or some property, check out our current listings. You can use the financial calculators to see what the costs would be.


  • FDIC Insured
  • Equal Housing Lender
  • Checking, Savings, IRA's Certificates of Deposits. Commercial, Mortgage and personal loans.