Centinel Bank of Taos

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Founded Here. 

Focused Here. 



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Taos' Best Bank 

The community bank difference

Taos’ Independent Community Bank.

Centinel Bank was founded in Taos in 1969 on a principle that our community bank exists to
make the dreams of our local community a reality and with a mission to
enrich lives in Taos County through equal access, local insight and decisions, and personalized financial service.
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our purpose

Invested in Community, Invested in You.

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Real estate & mortgage loans.

Let our expert lenders use their local insight and knowledge to help you through the loan process.

Online banking

Secure and convenient banking.

Enjoy the ease of accessing your account anytime, anywhere, through the use of our eServices.

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card services

Swipe and go!

Easily make purchases or withdraw cash with your debit card. We can issue your Mastercard debit card in minutes and you can manage your card security anytime from our Mobile Banking App. 

community focused. relationship driven.

Your Partner for All Things Small Business.

"As a small business owner, you may not always have everything you need to get the job done, but you always find a way, because you have to. When you bank with a local community bank, you are banking with a likeminded partner.

Community banks know what it means to invest in a local community and focus on providing value beyond being a successful business. Community Banks [like Centinel Bank of Taos] want to be your partner not just for today, but the future of your business. Don’t settle for any banking relationship, bank local and gain a partner in getting it done."  
- The Independent Community Bankers of America

Regardless of your age or life stage, having a strong financial principles and sound money management practices can help you avoid financial missteps and position you for greater financial success!

We are family-owned and are focused on families, since 1969.  We provide a variety of career opportunities and are committed to the health and well-being of our employees and their families.

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Trained and certified in COVID-19 safe practices.

NM Safe Certified