Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has been named a top finalist for The News-Press’ 2023 Fort Myers Community’s Choice Awards in the Best Bank, Best Mortgage Lending Company, Best Place to Work and Best Boss (Kyle DeCicco) categories.

The awards celebrate and recognize Southwest Florida businesses in a variety of categories. Online voting opened in April for nominations and concluded in July with the top five finalists named in each category. Winners will be announced Sept. 13 at a gala hosted in the Caloosa Sound Convention Center at The Luminary Hotel.

“To be recognized for a third consecutive year as one of the best banks, mortgage lending company and place to work in Fort Myers is very exciting for us,” said Amy McQuagge, vice president and director of marketing at Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. “We’ve served this community for 20 years and couldn’t be prouder of the work we do to help our customers and community.”

Founded in 2003, and celebrating its 20th anniversary, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has seven open locations throughout Lee County. A visual timeline of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s 20-year history is available at

On Sanibel, the Periwinkle Branch, located at 1019 Periwinkle Way, has sustained considerable storm damage and is projected to reopen in early 2024. In Fort Myers, at the bank’s McGregor Branch, located at 15975 McGregor Blvd., staff is operating out of a temporary mobile banking unit due to major flood damage to the existing building.

The bank is nationally ranked in the top 2% best-performing community banks by S&P Global Market Intelligence out of more than 4,400 banks with assets under $1 billion. It is well-capitalized, with more than $729 million in total assets, and generates one of the highest returns on equity of all Florida banks. The bank employs more than 100 employees, and more than 60% are current shareholders.

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank’s team members provide customized individual and business banking services and specialize in residential and commercial lending. The bank offers free personal and business checking, deposit accounts with competitive interest rates, instant issue debit cards and a full array of digital banking products and services, including mobile banking apps, CardValet, online bill pay, Zelle®, Positive Pay and ACH Manager. To learn more, visit