KNOXVILLE — SmartBank was recently ranked 36th in financial performance among all large community banks with $3 to $10 billion in total assets by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

S&P Global Market Intelligence released its annual rankings for 2022’s best-performing community banks with assets between $3 — $10 billion, community banks with assets below $3 billion, top performing credit unions and top performing U.S. public banks. S&P Global Market Intelligence launched the rankings in 2011 to assess the performance of community banks and credit unions. The division ranks institutions based on returns, growth and efficiency but places a premium on the strength and risk profile of balance sheets.