Capitol Federal Savings Bank is a federally chartered and insured savings bank founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas. Capitol Federal currently has 37 branch locations and 10 in-store branches, serving primarily the metropolitan areas of Topeka, Wichita, Lawrence, Manhattan, Emporia and Salina, Kansas and both the Kansas and Missouri sides of the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.
Capitol Federal is the premier residential lender in Kansas with more than $9 billion in assets. Capitol Federal offers:
Throughout its history, Capitol Federal has maintained its commitment to the American dream of homeownership and dedication to its corporate philosophy of Safety in Savings, Sound Lending Policies, Quality Customer Service and Commitment to Community.
September 16, 1893
A group of 15 men gathered for the first time to form a savings and loan.
The Association changed its name to the Capitol Building and Loan Association.
Henry A. Bubb was hired.
Capitol Building and Loan Association changed its name to Capitol Federal Savings and Loan Association. In difficult times, the Association stood at $6 million in total assets, half of what it had been prior to the Crash of 1929. Although these were challenging times, the Association came out stronger, leading to an era of success.
Capitol Federal Board of Directors named Henry A. Bubb as President of the Association.
The Association became “the largest federally insured association in the state.”
Assets grew to more than $19 million; and the first branch office in Kansas was opened at 1201 Topeka Boulevard in Topeka.
Assets reached $100 million.
John C. Dicus joined the Association
Capitol Federal installed its first "computer" - a Univac "tab" machine - in the Home Office at 6th and Kansas in Topeka.
December 9, 1961
Capitol Federal's new Home Office opened at 700 South Kansas Avenue in Topeka on December 9, 1961. The office reflected the times with the inclusion of a Civil Defense bomb shelter in the basement.
CapFed took the lead in technological advances with the installation of an online data processing system.
The Association introduced the Passcard.
Association became second savings and loan association in the nation to offer customers off-premises access to their accounts.
Capitol Federal reached $1 billion in assets.
Chairman Henry A. Bubb died in January 1989. John C. Dicus was then named Chairman.
Capitol Federal reached its 100th anniversary, with assets of more than $3.9 billion.
John B. Dicus was elected President, with John C. Dicus continuing as Chairman and CEO.
March 31, 1999
Capitol Federal's Plan of Reorganization and Stock Issuance Plan is successfully completed, transforming Capitol Federal from a mutual savings association to a stock savings bank. Capitol Federal Savings and Loan Association now known as Capitol Federal Savings Bank. The Capitol Federal Foundation was established, as part of the reorganization.
Capitol Federal introduced True Blue Online
John C. Dicus honored for 50 years of service to Capitol Federal. Due to the board's mandatory retirement age, John C. Dicus retired as Chairman from the board, continuing as Chairman Emeritus. John B. Dicus was elected Chairman of the board, now serving as Chairman, President and CEO.
The year 2010 was highlighted by the second-step conversion from a mutual holding company form of organization to a stock form of organization, completed in December 2010. At that time, Capitol Federal Financial was succeeded by Capitol Federal Financial, Inc.
During the Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. annual meeting in January 2014, Chairman Dicus announced results from Fiscal Year 2013, including total assets of $9.19 billion, total loans of $5.96 billion, and total deposits of $4.61 billion.
The Capitol Federal Foundation was established to benefit the communities in which Capitol Federal operates. The Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life in these communities by investing in the citizens of today and tomorrow. The main areas of focus for accomplishing this mission are education, community development, the United Way and other charitable purposes.