News & Events

News & Events

02/02/2017 - 14:06

BARRINGTON, IL. (February 1, 2017) – President of COMMUNITY ADVANTAGE® Peter Santangelo is pleased to announce two new additions to the team, Matt Hall and Kim Myles. Mr. Hall, officer - relationship manager, is responsible for business...

02/02/2017 - 13:55

Community Advantage, the Midwest’s leading provider of financial services to condominium, townhome and homeowner associations, is pleased to announce that they will have an officer representing them in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C...

11/05/2013 - 16:07

Its 2013 and we are still in one of the lowest rate environments that the country has seen for a very long time…its getting a little better, but there is still a long way to go for the rates to get back to the...

01/18/2013 - 11:47

Community Advantage’s Winners of the Pop-a-Shot Game at the Chicagoland 2012 Condo, HOA & Co-op Expo

Michael...

01/14/2013 - 16:37

  Qualifying for a Community Association Loan 
   Community Advantage, A Wintrust Company
According to the recent IBOPE Zogby International 2012 survey on...

07/26/2012 - 07:41

This article was written by Pamela Dittmer McKuen and featured in the Chicago Tribune on April 13, 2012.

If your building has cracks, fissures and holes dotting the exterior, the spring rains are sure to find them. Proceed cautiously...

04/02/2012 - 01:00

By: Anthony W. Dister, Vice President, COMMUNITY ADVANTAGE, a Wintrust Company and division of Barrington Bank and Trust Company, N.A.

On a daily basis, we are all flooded with information. When determining what information is good...

01/07/2012 - 02:00

Frank Coleman and Anthony Dister of Community Advantage were both recently promoted to Vice President.

Coleman joined the bank in 2007 as an Assistant Vice President and has been very instrumental in the growth and development of...

01/03/2012 - 02:00

Community Advantage, the Midwest’s leading provider of financial services to condominium, townhome and homeowner associations, is pleased to announce the opening of a virtual office in Minnesota in 2012.

President Peter Santangelo first...

06/24/2011 - 11:53

By: Frank Coleman and Anthony Dister

I am sure you have all heard that Banks are not lending money and that financing is very difficult to obtain these days; however, this is not the case for well run Commercial Condominium Associations...

05/24/2011 - 11:38

By: Frank Coleman, Vice President, COMMUNITY ADVANTAGE of Barrington Bank and Trust Company, N.A., a WINTRUST Community Bank

The Illinois Condominium Property Act states the following for the purpose of reserving dollars for Capital...

03/24/2011 - 01:00

Please join us in welcoming Angela Johnson to the Community Advantage Deposit Team. Angela brings with her 15+ years of Banking experience in retail deposit banking. Angela was most recently employed at Ridgestone Bank in Schaumburg before...

02/24/2011 - 11:13

By: Tony Dister

I am sure you have heard that Banks are not lending money and that financing is as difficult to obtain as it was for Jerry McGuire to land another client other than Rod Tidwell; however, this is not the case for well run...

08/24/2010 - 21:10

By: Frank Coleman, Assistant Vice President

 

There have been many incidents across the country where Community Associations have been subject to fraud.  In these instances, funds were not deposited into...

08/06/2010 - 01:00

FDIC Insurance Coverage Permanently Increased to $250,000 Per Depositor

On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which, in part, permanently raises the current...