URDANETA CITY, Pangasinan – The Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) officially inaugurated a three-story corporate center along MacArthur Highway in Brgy. Nancayasan, Urdaneta City to serve as a one-stop shop for the banking and financing needs of Pangasinenses.
The LANDBANK Pangasinan Corporate Center houses the LANDBANK Urdaneta Branch, which services customers from the combined 136 barangays of Urdaneta City and the municipalities of Villasis, Asingan, Manaoag and Pozorrubio.
This is complemented by the LANDBANK Pangasinan Lending Center, which provides financing for agricultural production, working capital, and acquisition of equipment, among others.
Urdaneta City Mayor Julio F. Parayno III, Pozorrubio Mayor Emma Zosima T. Chan, and LANDBANK President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo led the inauguration rites for the LANDBANK Pangasinan Corporate Center on 08 April 2022. They were joined by Pangasinan Provincial Treasurer Marilou E. Utanes, Asingan Mayor Carlos F. Lopez, Jr., LANDBANK Executive Vice Presidents Julio D. Climaco, Jr. and Alex A. Lorayes, and Senior Vice Presidents Ma. Celeste A. Burgos, Randolph L. Montesa, Ma. Belma T. Turla, and Filipina B. Monje.
“The inauguration of the LANDBANK Pangasinan Corporate Center, at the heart of Urdaneta City, underscores our commitment to support the ongoing recovery and sustained economic growth of Pangasinan. This serves as a one-stop shop, offering a wide array of services to our customers and development partners including LGUs, government agencies, MSMEs, farmers and fishers, and rural banks,” said President and CEO Borromeo.
Meanwhile, Mayor Parayno was appreciative of LANDBANK’s continuous support to the City Government of Urdaneta. “I hope that LANDBANK will be able to continue their purpose of country-wide development [through] every local government unit here in the Philippines,” he said.
Other LANDBANK field offices are also stationed in the LANDBANK Pangasinan Corporate Center, such as the North Luzon Branches Group, Pangasinan Accounting Center II, Agrarian Operations Center III-Satellite Office, Property Valuation and Credit Information Department–Pangasinan Field Team, Area Legal Unit I, Field Legal Services I, and the Loan Operations Field Unit-Pangasinan Field Team.
As of end-March 2022, LANDBANK has a total of 18 branches and branch-lite units, one (1) lending center, and 88 automated teller machines (ATMs) across Pangasinan, delivering a wide array of banking services for Pangasinenses, as part of LANDBANK’s thrust of serving the nation.