• Bank Name:BBVA Compass
  • Bank Class:Federal Reserve Member Bank
  • Member FDIC:Certificate #19048
  • Locations:642 Branches in 7 states

BBVA Compass was founded on March 2, 1964 and has been serving the financial needs of their customers for over 55 years.

BBVA Compass currently operates with 642 branches located in 7 states as a subsidiary of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.. Check below for important events in banks history.


Below is a list of some important events in the history of BBVA Compass, including mergers and acquisitions. This data was last revised on 5th of January, 2019.


Mar 02, 1964Institution established: Original name: Central Bank and Trust Company

Mar 23, 1973Changed name to Central Bank of Birmingham

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Auburn, National Association (2780) in Auburn, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Alabama, National Association (14792) in Decatur, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Dothan, National Association (22849) in Dothan, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Eufaula (19477) in Eufaula, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Walker County (18978) in Jasper, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Montgomery (17718) in Montgomery, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of St. Clair County (65) in Springville, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Tuscaloosa, National Association (22154) in Tuscaloosa, AL

Dec 31, 1981Acquired Central Bank of Uniontown (14423) in Uniontown, AL

Dec 31, 1981Changed name to Central Bank of the South

Jun 30, 1982Acquired Central Bank (9618) in Mobile, AL

Dec 12, 1987Acquired Central Bank (27202) in Cahaba Heights, Al

Nov 08, 1993Changed name to Compass Bank

Sep 17, 1997Acquired Compass Bank (33461) in Jacksonville, FL

Jan 16, 1998Acquired Gainesville State Bank (22517) in Gainesville, FL

Oct 23, 1998Acquired Compass Bank (27419) in Houston, TX

Aug 26, 1999Acquired Arizona Bank (18775) in Tucson, AZ

Oct 21, 1999Acquired Hartland Bank, National Association (24189) in Austin, TX

Jan 14, 2000Acquired Western Bank (20444) in Albuquerque, NM

Apr 04, 2000Acquired Compass Bank-co (24899) in Englewood, CO

Jul 18, 2000Acquired Founders Bank of Arizona (26739) in Scottsdale, AZ

Jan 05, 2001Acquired Firstate Bank (17994) in Kimball, NE

Jan 05, 2001Acquired FirsTier Bank (21690) in Northglenn, CO

Mar 25, 2006Acquired TexasBank (15832) in Fort Worth, TX

Mar 13, 2008Acquired The Laredo National Bank (3297) in Laredo, TX

Mar 13, 2008Acquired Texas State Bank (23346) in Mcallen, TX

Mar 13, 2008Acquired State National Bank (34336) in Fort Worth, TX

Aug 21, 2009Acquired Guaranty Bank (32618) in Austin, TX as part of a government assisted transaction.

Sep 11, 2009Acquired Bbva Bancomer Usa (18255) in Diamond Bar, CA

Sep 11, 2009Acquired Central Bank of the South (20024) in Anniston, AL


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105 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35242
9669 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024
15 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233
8080 North Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206
1036-2 Dunn Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32218