Welcome to Woori America Bank

Woori America Bank builds the future together.
President and CEO Hyun Seok Shin

Board of Directors

Message from our President & CEO

Thank you for your unwavering support and love. Since the Bank’s establishment in 1984 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Woori Bank in Korea, Woori America Bank has become a leading Korean community bank.

Woori America Bank will make ‘Customer Delight’ a top priority, the Bank will continue to serve our customers with honesty and trust.

I ask for your continued interest, Woori America Bank will take one step further for customer satisfaction and a bigger future.

I wish you and your family abundant health and happiness.

Thank you.

Hyun Seok Shin
President & CEO

Our History

Woori America Bank was established in 1984 as a local subsidiary of Woori Bank in Seoul, Korea. We have developed ever since, being a supportive financial partner to our valued customers and will constantly grow along with them.

Woori America Bank History Timeline

1984 Jan 27 - Opened Broadway Branch in Manhattan, NY
1985 Jun 25 - Opened Flushing Branch in New York
1986 Dec 30 - Capital Increased by $5 millions
1995
  • Mar 15 - Opened Palisades Park Branch in New Jersey
  • Sept 5 - Capital Increased by $10 millions
1997
  • Jan 24 - Opened Edgewater Branch in New Jersey
  • May 23 - Capital Increased by $10 millions
  • Oct 27 - Opened Fort Lee Branch in New Jersey
1999 Jan 4 -  New Bank’s Name of Hanvit America Bank through Merger of CBK & Hanil Bank
2000
  • Jan 7 - Opened Ridgefield Branch in New Jersey
  • Oct10 - Adoption of New IT System with Online Banking & Tele Banking
2002
  • Aug 1 - Opened Annandale Branch in Virginia
  • Aug 1 - New Bank’s Name of Woori America Bank through Inception of Woori Financial Group
2003
  • Feb 10 - Biding of the Contract for the Acquisition of Panasia Bank
  • May 1 - Opened Closter Branch in New Jersey
  • Sept 11 - Completed Acquisition of Panasia Bank
2004
  • Jan 27 - Opened Bayside Branch in New York
  • Apr 9 - Established Woori America Bank Scholarship Foundation
  • Apr 19 - Opened Elkins Park Branch in Pennsylvania
2005
  • Apr 7 - Opened California Loan Production Office
  • Apr 26 - Opened Wheaton Branch in Maryland
  • Sept 15 - Capital Increased by $10 millions
2006
  • Jan 26 - Opened Wilshire Branch in California
  • Nov 20 - Opened Olympic Branch in California
2007
  • Feb 22 - Opened Fullerton Branch in California
  • Mar 15 - Opened Garden Grove Branch in California
  • Oct 31 - Opened Centreville Branch in Virginia
2014
  • Jan 27 - Capital Increased by $70 millions
  • Jan 27 - Woori America Bank 30th Anniversary
  • Oct 6 - Opened Irvine Branch in California
2015
  • Apr 27 - Opened Ellicott City in Maryland
  • Jul 30 - Opened Torrance Branch in California
  • Oct 13 - Opened Manhattan Branch in New York
  • Nov 27 - Re-Located Woori America Bank Headquarters
  • Dec 23 - Opened Georgia Loan Production Office in Georgia
2016 Dec 12 - Opened San Jose Loan Production Office in California
2017
  • Feb 15 - Opened Northern Branch in New York
  • Sep 20 - Capital Increased by $70 millions
2018
  • Oct 1 - Opened Dallas Loan Production Office in Texas
  • Dec 10 - Opened Chicago Loan Production Office in Illinois
2019 Feb 21 - Opened Seattle Loan Production Office in Washington
2020 Feb 13 - Opened Dallas Branch in Texas
2022 May 12 - Opened Duluth Branch in Georgia

Board of Directors

We offer customer driven culture defined by our differentiated service

Hyun Seok Shin

Hyun Seok Shin

President / CEO

Hong Koo Kim

Hong Koo Kim

Director

Henry Moy

Henry Moy

Director

Hyeongno Lee

Hyeongno Lee

Director

Jae Whan Yoo

Jae Whan Yoo

Director

Rodney Watson

Rodney Watson

Director

New Director

Brian Park

Director

 

우리아메리카은행에

오신것을 환영합니다.

고객님과 미래를 함께하는 우리아메리카은행이 되겠습니다.

우리아메리카은행장 신현석

우리아메리카은행에 오신 것을 환영합니다

 

늘 변함없는 성원과 사랑으로 저희 우리아메리카은행과 함께해 주시는 고객 여러분께
진심으로 감사드립니다.

우리아메리카은행은 1984년, 한국 우리은행의 자회사로 설립된 이후 지난 38년간 고객님의

사랑을 받으며 미국의 대표 한인은행으로 성장하였습니다.

앞으로도 우리아메리카은행은 고객감동을 최우선 가치로 삼고 고객님께 정직과 신뢰로 보답하는 은행이 되겠습니다.

늘 변함없는 관심을 부탁드리며, 고객님의 만족과 더 큰 미래를 위해 한발짝 더 나아가는

은행이 되겠습니다.

고객님의 가정에 건강과 행복이 늘 함께 하시기를 기원합니다.

 

우리아메리카 은행장 신현석

우리아메리카은행 이사회

고객 중심 경영으로 고객님의 든든한 금융파트너가 되겠습니다

Hyun Seok Shin

신현석

은행장

Hong Koo Kim

김홍구

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Henry Moy

헨리 모이

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Hyeongno Lee

이형노

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Jae Whan Yoo

유재환

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Rodney Watson

로드니 왓슨

사외이사

New Director

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