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Bank of the Ozarks Hires Contractor for New HQ

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/30/2017 8:47 am

Bank of the Ozarks has hired CDI Contractors LLC to build its new headquarters in west Little Rock and plans to break ground in December.

Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Bank of the Ozarks 3Q Profit Up 26 Percent

by George Waldon 10/11/2017 8:24 am

Bank of the Ozarks this morning announced record profits of $96 million for the third quarter. The performance topped last year's third quarter net income of $76 million by 26.3 percent.

Bank of the Ozarks Move Slices Reporting Obligations to Fed

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

When Bank of the Ozarks absorbed its parent company in June, the $20 billion-asset lender shed itself of two regulators.

Bank of the Ozarks' George Gleason Reallocates Time to Oversee Loan Growth

by George Waldon 10/9/2017 12:00 am

George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank of the Ozarks, reshuffled his duties earlier this year to devote about 75 percent of his time to the bank's real estate specialties group.

Bank of the Ozarks Formally Announces New Headquarters

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/19/2017 2:09 pm

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock, which has been planning a new headquarters in west Little Rock, joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola to formally announce those plans, including a timeline for construction and completion.

Bank of the Ozarks Named Top-Performer In Nation For Its Size

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2017 10:18 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock is named the top-performing bank in the nation for its asset size category, $5 billion to $50 billion, by Bank Director magazine.

New Bank of the Ozarks HQ Still a Work in Progress

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

About 100 employees of Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock have relocated from the company’s current 92,000-SF headquarters at 17901 Chenal Parkway.

Bank of the Ozarks Shares Fall 12 Percent Amid Exec's Departure

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 2:47 pm

Shares of Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock fell more than 12 percent on Friday after a key executive announced his resignation.

Bank of the Ozarks Making Its Mark as Bank of the Nation

by George Waldon 7/24/2017 12:00 am

A seven-year string of top-performing bank accolades joins a history dominated by record quarterly earnings for Bank of the Ozarks.

Video: Bank of the Ozarks Marks 20 Years as a Public Company at Nasdaq

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 12:48 pm

George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank of the Ozarks, rang the opening bell Monday at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Time Square to mark its 20th anniversary as a public company.

Bank of the Ozarks 2Q Profit Up 66 Percent

by George Waldon 7/12/2017 12:10 pm

Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock announces record quarterly earnings of $90.5 million. The new high-water mark reflects a 66.2 percent increase from $54.5 million a year ago.

Bank of the Ozarks Expands Board

by Jan Cottingham 5/8/2017 10:51 am

The Bank of the Ozarks added a member to its board of directors at its annual shareholders meeting, raising the Little Rock company's board membership to 16 and increasing its female board membership to 25 percent.

Bank of the Ozarks Posts Record 1Q Net Income

by Lance Turner 4/11/2017 6:56 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock says net income for the first quarter was a record $89.2 million, up 73 percent from the same quarter last year.

Bank of the Ozarks CEO's Pay Up 5 Percent in 2016

by George Waldon 3/13/2017 11:00 am

George Gleason, 63, chairman and chief executive officer of Little Rock's Bank of the Ozarks Inc., received total compensation of $6.2 million during 2016.

Bank of the Ozarks Having a Hot Time in Chicago

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Steve Daniels, a senior reporter with Crains Chicago Business, reported last month on how developers of Chicago's "splashiest commercial real estate projects" are getting their loans and financing from an inconspicuous source: Bank of the Ozarks of Little Rock.

Bank of the Ozarks Posts Record 4Q, Yearly Net Income

by George Waldon 1/17/2017 9:56 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. on Tuesday announced record fourth quarter net income of $87.8 million, a 71 percent increase from quarterly net income of $51.5 million a year ago.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2016 12:00 am

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

Stock Price Swings Visit Steady Bank of the Ozarks

by George Waldon 12/12/2016 12:00 am

Bank of the Ozarks shares have followed a sometimes precipitous trek during the past few quarters.

Bank of the Ozarks' 3Q Net Income Up 65 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/11/2016 9:45 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock reports record third-quarter net income of $76.0 million, up 65 percent from the same quarter last year, as it completed two major bank acquisitions.