Financial Institution

Benchmark Community Bank

Benchmark Community Bank focuses on real estate and commercial lending, serving Southside Virginia and northern North Carolina. Since 1971, Benchmark has been helping area citizens and businesses thrive. We are, always have been, and intend to remain locally owned and operated.

Benchmark is a dynamic, full-service financial institution dedicated to the customers and communities we serve. Our branches are primarily staffed by local residents whose love of hometown mirrors ours.

We welcome inquiries from all industries and business demographics.

Purpose Loans for Small Businesses

  • Purchase a Building
  • Purchase Equipment/Machinery

Size of Loan for Small Businesses

  • Minimum: $5,000
  • Maximum: $10,000,000

Type of Loans Offered

  • Commercial Loan
  • Letter of Credit
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Bank Service Area (By County)

  • Durham
  • Franklin
  • Granville
  • Johnston
  • Orange
  • Person
  • Vance
  • Wake
  • Warren

Bank Physical Location (By County)

  • Franklin
  • Vance
  • Wake

Point of Contact

Rick L. Houser

Sr. Vice President - North Carolina Market Executive