Home Banking & Finance Report: Community banks thriving despite significant challenges Banking & FinancePremium ContentWestchester Report: Community banks thriving despite significant challenges By Tarice L.S. Gray - February 28, 2013 A report from the Department of Financial Services in New York shows community banks have decreased in number over the last 20 years but increased in total assets. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.