A Busey Bank office at 2119 SW Adams St. is among four Peoria-area branches expected to close permanently in late November, according to the company. The Adams Street site was the main office of South Side Trust & Savings Bank before it merged with Champaign-based First Busey Corp. almost four years ago.How many branches does Busey Bank have?
Busey has about 70 branches in Florida, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. The Busey merger with South Side Bank was completed in 2018. Since then, Busey has closed former South Side Bank offices in Bartonville, Chillicothe and Washington.What happened to South Side Bank and Busey?
The Busey merger with South Side Bank was completed in 2018. Since then, Busey has closed former South Side Bank offices in Bartonville, Chillicothe and Washington. At the time of the acquisition, a South Side Bank executive said that organization and Busey were of like minds and corporate cultures.What Busey branches are closing in Peoria?
Also to close are Busey branches at 4100 W. Willow Knolls Drive in Peoria, 33 S. Fourth St. in Pekin and 2427 W. Rohmann Ave. in West Peoria. The Peoria and West Peoria offices are one-time South Side Bank facilities. The location in downtown Pekin was a Herget Bank office until 2015, when Busey acquired that institution.