At Sandy Spring Bank, our people are our greatest asset. Being an award-winning organization in a highly competitive market is an honor, and we are proud of the remarkable workplace we have built together.


"Working for a local bank with a 155-year legacy is special. We are sitewards of a company built on personal relationships, integrity and community service." Daniel J. Schrider, Chairman, President & CEO Sandy Spring Bank logo
If you’ve ever spent any time at Sandy Spring Bank, you know that our people distinguish us. We employ empathetic and caring individuals who are also remarkable professionals.
Great Place to Work Certified Aug 2023 - Aug 2024 USA
For the third consecutive year, Sandy Spring Bank has been certified as a Great Place To Work (GPTW). This recognition measures the level of trust in the organization, and it is based solely on employee feedback about the culture, values, and employee experience. GPTW, the global leader in workplace culture, conducted the assessment.
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Sandy Spring Bank is honored to announce we have been named a 2022 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun. This is the fourth consecutive year Sandy Spring Bank has been included in the Top Workplace listing. Sandy Spring Bank was named the in the Top 10 large companies in the region. Inclusion in the Top Workplace list recognizes our commitment to creating a culture that values its people and amplifies talents.
Bank Director Ranking Banking Top 25 U.S. Banks
Bank Director released its annual RankingBanking report and Sandy Spring Bancorp ranked #23 overall in 2022. Every year, Bank Director ranks the 300 largest publicly traded banks. Formerly dubbed the Bank Performance Scorecard, the RankingBanking study identifies the top 25 banks overall and ranks institutions by asset group. “I am...
Sandy Spring Bank is pleased to announce its 401(k) plan was selected as a Best in Class Plan by PLANSPONSOR. Those selected were rated on over 30 criteria related to plan design, oversight and governance, and participant outcomes. Sandy Spring Bank is the only bank in the Washington, D.C. region...
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Sandy Spring Bank is pleased to be named one of America’s Best-In-State Banks by Forbes, receiving the top spot in Maryland. This is the fourth consecutive year Sandy Spring Bank has been named to the list. To determine the rankings, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to collect survey...
Top Work Places 2022 The Washington Post
Sandy Spring Bank is pleased to announce it has been named a 2022 Top Workplace by The Washington Post for the fourth year in a row. The Washington Post partnered with Energage, LLC to determine the ranking, which was based solely on employee feedback. Several aspects of workplace culture were...
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For the second year in a row, Sandy Spring Bank has been designated as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company. Anonymous, voluntary feedback from employees showed that 82% believe Sandy Spring Bank is a great place to work, compared to 57% at a typical, U.S.-based company.
Sandy Spring Bank Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President Gary Fernandes
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President Gary Fernandes was recently recognized by the Washington Business Journal as a 2022 HR Impact Award honoree. Fernandes is one of three human resources executives who were chosen based on the specific, tangible impact they’ve made on their workplace in the last year. They also have a track record of using their role to make their offices productive, creative and safe environments.
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Sandy Spring Bank Earns Top Ranking for Financial Performance S&P Global Market Intelligence released its annual ranking for 2021’s top performing banks and credit unions. Sandy Spring Bank was ranked fifth among the top 50 banks with more than $10 billion in assets trading on major exchanges.