Founded in 1968 and locally-owned, West Gate Bank ( has grown to six branches in Lincoln and four branches in Omaha (177th & West Maple, 180th & Pacific, 97th & Q, Bellevue) with over $1 billion in total assets.

Our 250+ employees are proud to serve the Lincoln and Omaha communities in ways only a locally-owned bank can. Represented on over 100 local nonprofit boards, charities and other philanthropic activities, our commitment to leadership and giving back to the community has earned West Gate Bank a number of awards – including the Federal Home Loan Bank Community Leader Award and the Better Business Bureau Integrity Award.

More than a slogan, “Our Interest is You,” along with our mission statement, “Integrity. Strength. Trust,” means we are committed to remaining family-owned and focused on serving the people of Nebraska. Our strong foundation allows us to serve our communities while empowering customers and employees to achieve their dreams.

Accessible and Personalized Service

When you visit any of our locations in Lincoln and Omaha, our staff will be friendly and knowledgeable. Your service will be prompt and professional. When you call West Gate Bank, a knowledgeable person will answer the phone – not a computer set on a loop.

Personal Banking

Whether it’s your first savings or checking account, or if you’ve decided to establish a vacation savings fund for your 25th wedding anniversary, we have the solution for you. We are happy to educate, consult and celebrate with you along the way!

Business Banking

Our Business Banking Solutions and services are as unique as your business needs. With a collaborative approach, you select the solutions which align best. From loans to payroll services – and everything in between – we’ve got you covered. Our products create efficiencies so you can spend time on what really matters… building your business.

As exceptional as our products are, our team is the true differentiator. Their commitment to each business is unmatched. We understand the importance of partnering with an institution you can depend on. Trust is the foundation of our partnerships.


Our team of local mortgage lenders are experts on the Lincoln and Omaha communities – because they live here. From pre-approval through loan closing, they will work with you every step of the way. We also retain the servicing on the home mortgages we originate – your loan is not sold off to another bank. This means you will not have to suffer through the frequent service problems associated with national mortgage servicing companies. You’ll talk to a representative in Lincoln when you have questions.

We are more than a bank. We are invested in you, your family, your community and your business. Our team of experts is ready to navigate complexities and solutions which allow you and your business to operate efficiently.