Local Government Banking

When you're in charge of finances for a local government or municipality, your goals are focused on the people you serve. You're more concerned about keeping public data secure and maintaining a stable community budget than achieving aggressive growth. At Bremer Bank, we understand these unique priorities.

Our local government specialists know how to navigate regulatory concerns, shifting budgets and the needs of your community. They'll be here to guide you as you find opportunities to invest in projects that will draw talent to your community or help you get funding to keep services running when cashflow is tight. We'll help you do what it takes to build a thriving community.

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131,892

Average monthly transactions handled per municipal or local government

$306M

Municipal and local government assets under management

820

Local government entities served

Sensible solutions designed for your priorities

  • Business checking tailored to you

    From classic to commercial, our checking solutions evolve with you to meet the needs of your growing community.

  • Business money market options

    Choose from a number of money market options designed to help you reach your financial goals. Each option is available with free ATM and check access.

  • Simplified retirement plans

    Empower community employees to take control of their retirement planning while simplifying administration for you with our institutional advisory services.

  • Simple, secure Virtual Vault

    Safeguard and streamline physical cash management with a Virtual Vault that automatically tracks your deposits and credits your bank account.

  • Web-based Integrated Payables

    With Bremer Integrated Payables, we can help you make the switch from printed checks to electronic payments, reducing the time and money you spend processing payables.

  • Scalable treasury management

    Implement secure, scalable treasury management solutions to take control of your finances, optimize your working capital and better manage your cash flow.

Bremer understands our needs as a nonprofit and is able to offer important technical assistance, financial advice and banking options that make sense for us.

Executive Director, Cookie Cart

Bremer has been willing to grow with us as we’ve grown; they were strong and stable during the financial crisis when other banks struggled – and they’re a fair, high integrity bank.

Founder and CEO, ERIK's Bike Board Ski

Through the Bremer team’s genuine interest in learning our business, they’ve become a trusted resource and strategic partner.

CEO, Black Gold Farms

Bremer took time to understand and analyze the situation, and really stepped up to the plate as a partner, as they always have over the decades we’ve been banking with Bremer.

Carlson Dairy

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