Aug 21 - Allpoint Network, a Cardtronics Inc. affiliate (Nasdaq:CATM), and operator of one of the largest surcharge-free ATM networks, has announced that First Midwest Bank has joined Allpoint Network, expanding the Chicagoland-based bank's fee-free ATM network from 130 cash machines in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa to 43,000 totally free ATMs in all 50 states and beyond. First Midwest Bank, with approximately $8 billion in assets, is headquartered in Itasca, Ill., and is wholly owned subsidiary of First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq:FMBI).
"First Midwest Bank's mission is focused on meeting the financial needs of our clients in the communities we serve. Joining the Allpoint Network clearly demonstrates our commitment to meeting our clients' financial needs," said Mark Sander, president and chief operating officer, First Midwest Bank. "Our clients now have fee-free ATM access at many of the retailers already part of their daily lives, greatly enhancing access to their cash."
With Allpoint Network, America's largest surcharge-free ATM network, customers of First Midwest Bank receive unlimited fee-free cash withdrawal (and other account access) transactions at all 43,000 Allpoint ATMs in the United States and beyond. Conveniently located in destination retail outlets including major discount retailers, convenience, grocery and pharmacy stores, Allpoint Network ATMs save customers of First Midwest Bank time as well as ATM fees.
On entering their desired location, customers will see a list of nearby First Midwest Bank ATMs and branches, plus Allpoint Network ATMs — all in the same list of search results. Additionally, Allpoint offers a free Allpoint Network ATM locator app for smartphones.
"As America's largest surcharge-free ATM network, Allpoint is built on the premise of ATM access convenient to where people live, work and play," said Ben Psillas, president, Allpoint Network. "Although people have busy, 'always on the go' lives, with Allpoint Network, First Midwest Bank empowers its customers to get cash and access their accounts at locations that match their schedule and are often 'on the way.'"
About the First Midwest Bank
First Midwest Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Itasca, Ill.-based First Midwest Bancorp Inc. is a relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market with approximately $8 billion in assets. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of business, retail banking and wealth management services through some 100 offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois, and eastern Iowa. First Midwest has been recognized by the Chicago Tribune for two straight years as one of the top 20 best places to work in Chicago among large employers. Additionally, Forbes has recognized First Midwest as one of America's Most Trustworthy Companies for 2012.
Allpoint Network is the largest surcharge-free ATM network with over 43,000 ATMs in leading national and regional merchant locations across the United States, Mexico, United Kingdom and Australia. Allpoint provides greater access, convenience and savings to customers of financial institutions while providing institutions the tools to compete more effectively for customers. For more information or to find the nearest Allpoint surcharge-free ATM, please visit www.AllpointNetwork.com. Allpoint Network is an affiliate of Cardtronics Inc.