Port Washington State Bank (PWSB) is a community bank serving the needs of Southeastern Wisconsin, specializing in business banking, retail banking and mortgage lending. We rank in the top 15% of banks in Wisconsin based on size. The secret to our 120-year longevity is putting customers and communities at the center of our business. That focus has led us to offer customers a personalized experience with a blend of 21st century technology. PWSB takes customer service seriously. On the personal banking side, we take pride in knowing many customers by name. For business clients, we focus on being responsive and reliable partners. To deliver on both promises, we retain and train top talent in the market by focusing on learning and development, employee engagement and shared experiences.
PWSB’s employees have nominated PWSB as a Top Workplace for nine consecutive years. Many PWSB employees appreciate our community connection to neighbors and friends as well as customers. Nearly 1,000 hours are volunteered each year.
Employees note PWSB as a place to grow and learn. Staff can choose from a robust and varied curriculum that enables them to earn a banking diploma. PWSB also offers reimbursement for outside educational pursuits, if industry related. Employees are given autonomy to generate contests and celebrations in support of employee engagement. Popular events include a Big Brothers Big Sisters annual bowling event, bake sales for charities, a gingerbread contest and donation drives.
PWSB includes a rich benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, employee assistance and employer-paid life insurance as well as 401(K) with matching and profit sharing. Full- and part-time employees earn vacation days after six months of employment.