Victory State Bank

June 13, 2019

VSB Bancorp Declares 47th Consecutive Cash Dividend

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (June 13, 2019) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 13 cents per share, payable on July 1, 2019, to stockholders of record on June 21, 2019. “We are pleased to announce our 47th consecutive cash dividend,” said Joseph J. LiBassi, […]
January 22, 2019

VSB Bancorp Inc. Concludes 2018 With Net Income Jump Exceeding 216 Percent

The only community-based commercial bank in Staten Island, N.Y., experiences 27 percent increase in annual earnings STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Nov. 22, 2019) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) had a net income of $1,017,813 for the fourth quarter of 2018, an increase of $696,277, or 216.6 percent, from the fourth quarter of 2017, according to recently […]
November 21, 2017

Victory State Bank Marks 20th Anniversary

Formed with initial capitalization of $7 million, Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank now has total equity of $32.7 million and nearly $400 million in total assets STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (November 2017) – Victory State Bank, Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank has marked its 20th anniversary, flourishing in tandem with the borough’s vibrant business sector […]
October 24, 2017

VSB Bancorp Inc.’s 3rd Quarter of 2017 Leaps Nearly 28 Percent Compared to Same Period a Year Ago

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Oct. 2017) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) – Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank – recently reported net income of $724,213 for the third quarter of 2017. The figure represents an increase of $157,046 – or 27.7 percent – from the third quarter of 2016. “Our year over year earnings results show robust […]
May 15, 2017

VSB Bancorp 2017 1st Quarter Gains $21.2M in Assets

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – (April 2017) First-quarter results of VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) show an increase of $21.2 million in assets, or 6.4 percent, at March 31, 2017, from December 31 of the last year. Also up, is the net income of $619,820 for the first quarter of 2017, which signifies an increase of $70,424, or […]
September 23, 2016

VSB Bancorp, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend For 36th Consecutive Time

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (September 2016) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 7 cents per share. The dividend is payable Oct. 3, 2016 to stockholders of record on Sept. 23, 2016. “We are pleased to announce our 36th consecutive cash dividend. Our increase […]
May 5, 2014

Victory State Bank Experiences $27.4M Jump In Total Assets

Annual stockholders’ meeting highlights growth of Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank  Staten Island, N. Y. (May 5, 2014) – An upbeat mood filled Victory State Bank headquarters April 22, as stockholders received a favorable 2013 roundup from the financial company’s holding company, VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: VSBN). “We are pleased with the results of our […]
December 21, 2012

Victory State Bank Marks 15th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2012   Victory State Bank Marks 15th Anniversary  Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank triumphs amid challenging regulatory demands, rollercoaster shifts in U.S. economy, and other business hurdles STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Victory State Bank was born out of necessity. A meeting in 1995 between businessman Joseph J. LiBassi, banking and […]
June 20, 2011

Victory State Bank CEO/President Weighs In On Consumer Debt Crisis

In a recent interview with the Staten Island Advance, Ralph Branca, CEO and president of Victory State Bank, discussess the dangers of relying on credit cards to survive in hard econmic times. ‘In such a tough economy, relying on credit cards to get by isn’t going to help for very long, if at all,’ writes Advance journalist […]
June 14, 2011

Victory State Bank Celebrates Employees At Appreciation Dinner

May 25, 2011

Victory State Bank President/CEO Cautions Public About Fake Charitable Organizations

Head of Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank says scammers  may be attempting to divert assistance in wake of latest natural disasters STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Victory State Bank is reminding business owners and consumers to be alert to scammers seeking to pocket humanitarian-minded donations. “In the wake of recent storms that have crippled some communities […]
May 5, 2011

How To Tighten Your Financial Belt

There’s no way you’re going to be able to stick to a budget unfailingly. The real world has too many twists and turns and, besides, we humans don’t live our lives as predictably as spreadsheets. And even if you were able to somehow muster the willpower never to deviate from your budget, really, what kind of […]
April 29, 2011

Do Your Homework Before Buying And Selling Timeshares, Vacation Plans, FTC Advises

WASHINGTON — The thought of owning a vacation home may sound appealing, but the year-round responsibility — and expense — that come with it may not. Purchasing a timeshare or vacation plan may be an alternative. If you consider a timeshare or vacation plan, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, says it’s […]
April 22, 2011

FBI: Be Alert To 'Letter of Credit' Fraud

Legitimate letters of credit are NEVER sold or offered as investments Letters of credit are issued by banks to ensure payment for goods shipped in connection with international trade. Payment on a letter of credit generally requires that the paying bank receive documentation certifying that the goods ordered have been shipped and are en route to […]
April 21, 2011

FTC Files Contempt Charges Against Marketer of Credit Repair

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission earlier this week filed contempt charges against a promoter of credit repair and debt relief services and three of his companies, alleging that they continued their deceptive marketing practices in violation of a federal court order. The FTC charged that the defendants tried to take advantage of financially strapped consumers by falsely […]
April 20, 2011

NYC Department Of Consumer Affairs: Debt Settlement is Top Fraud

Commissioner Mintz Warns New Yorkers to Beware of Fee-Based Debt Settlement Companies NEW YORK — Debt settlement companies lure people struggling with debt by claiming that they will convince creditors to settle debts for less than what’s owed.  However, it rarely works. Companies charge high fees and counsel consumers to ignore their debts, which can cause lasting […]
April 19, 2011

Staten Island Business Owners Take Notice: SBA, Inc. Magazine and AT&T Join Forces to Promote Exporting by U.S. Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Small businesses seeking to grow their businesses and create jobs through exporting can turn to new, free educational videos created through a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, Inc. Magazine and AT&T. Through the public-private partnership, a series of video modules has been developed to inspire and encourage American small businesses to […]
April 13, 2011

Victory State Bank encourages participation in tomorrow's Staten Island's Dine Out Against Hunger drive

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Victory State Bank, a sponsor of Staten Island’s Dine Out Against Hunger initiative, wants to remind consumers about tomorrow’s campaign and the opportunity to help those in need. You don’t need a fancy invitation to get in on Dine Out Against Hunger on Staten Island, explains the Staten Island Advance.  Just go to any participating […]