The Park National Bank is the lead bank in the $5.5 billion Park National Corporation (NYSE MKT: PRK) serving Ohio and Northern Kentucky. The bank has several affiliate banks, including: Fairfield National Bank; Park National Bank, Park National Bank: Southwest Ohio & Northern Kentucky; Farmers and Savings Bank; United Bank; First-Knox National Bank; Richland Bank; Second National Bank; Security National Bank; Unity National Bank; Guardian Finance Company; Southeast Property Holdings; and Scope Leasing. The lead bank’s tagline is ‘Expect A Difference’. Park National Bank is headquartered in Newark, Ohio.
Another, entirely separate Park National Bank is a Chicago-based bank owned by FBOP Corporation, with branches in Chicago and several nearby suburbs. The Chicago bank failed on October 30, 2009, and was taken over by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, with the bank’s assets later being sold to US Bank.