News Archive

About Us

News and Announcements

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. Receives All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. Receives All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.

OLNEY, Md., Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) (“Sandy Spring”) announced that it has received all of the requisite regulatory approvals… Continue reading

Fifth NBC4 Food4Families A Success!

Reston, VA – Nov. 20, 2017 – WashingtonFirst partnered with NBC4 for the fifth consecutive year in support of the Food 4 Families campaign.  Once again, the campaign was a success!  With the support of WashingtonFirst employees, officers,… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Declares 17th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Declares 17th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend

RESTON, VA – November 9, 2017 – WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of seven cents ($0.07) per share… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Reports 13% Increase in Net Income, Third Quarter 2017

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Reports 13% Increase in Net Income, Third Quarter 2017

RESTON, VA – WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (“WashingtonFirst” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI), the parent company of WashingtonFirst Bank, WashingtonFirst Mortgage, and 1st Portfolio Inc., reports net income of… Continue reading

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. and WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Receive Stockholder Approvals

Sandy Spring Bancorp

 

 

 

WashingtonFirst Bankshares

 

 

 

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. and WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Receive Stockholder Approvals

OLNEY, MARYLAND and RESTON, VIRGINIA, October 18, 2017 – Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SASR, “Sandy Spring”) and WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFBI,… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Declares 16th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Declares 16th Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend

RESTON, VA – August 22, 2017 – WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of seven cents ($0.07) per… Continue reading

WFBI Reports 21% Increase in Net Income and 29% Increase in Core Net Income for 2Q2017

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Reports 21% Increase in Net Income and 29% Increase in Core Net Income for the Second Quarter 2017

RESTON, VA – WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (“WashingtonFirst” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI), the parent company of WashingtonFirst Bank, WashingtonFirst… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst boosts profits ahead of purchase by Sandy Spring Bank (article)

[As reported by Andy Medici, Washington Business Journal]

WashingtonFirst Bank (NASDAQ: WFBI) is seeing a jump in profits as it works to complete its $489 million sale to Sandy Spring Bank (NASDAQ: SASR), according to second quarter financial results released… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Listed in Top 100 Public Companies

WashingtonFirst Bankshares has been ranked #95 in the top 100 public companies in the DC metro-area according to recent Washington Business Journal research. The list was ranked by 2016 revenue where WashingtonFirst Bank saw a 42.6% increase from 2015.… Continue reading

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Announces Acquisition By Sandy Spring Bancorp

Sandy Spring Bancorp Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares to Create Region’s Largest, Locally-Headquartered Community Bank

OLNEY, Md., May 16, 2017 – Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: SASR, “Sandy Spring”), the parent company of Sandy Spring Bank, and WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:… Continue reading