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Helping our members build their communities

FHLBank Topeka provides needed liquidity and funding to our diverse financial institution members throughout Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

Because we're owned by our member banks, thrifts, insurance companies, credit unions and community development financial institutions, we're able to provide the products and services that give them a competitive advantage in their markets.

 
Member Owned a privately owned, federally chartered corporation, promotes housing and homeownership by providing wholesale products, services and programs
$63.5 Billion in Assets advances to our members are the largest part of our balance sheet
$3.295 Billion in Capital as a cooperative, our members own capital in FHLBank and earn a dividend each quarter
650+ Members including banks, thrifts, credit unions, insurance companies and community development financial institutions across our four-state district
 

Making an impact in communities

From down payment assistance to housing grants, we're proud to partner with our members to make the dream of homeownership a reality. Together, we can better our communities.

  • Rehabilitating existing housing
  • Creating new affordable housing
  • Down payment assistance
  • Community development
All Case Studies
 
Board of Directors FHLBank Topeka's board of directors oversees policy decisions and ensures that the FHLBank's senior managers prudently operate the Bank. Currently, 17 directors serve on the board.
Cox Chair G. Bridger Cox Chairman of the Board Citizens Bank & Trust Company | Ardmore, Okla. Abernathy Donald R. Abernathy Jr. Board Member, President Legacy Bank | Oklahoma City, Okla. Milroy Milroy A. Alexander Board Member, MAA Consulting | Denver, Colo. People Default Thomas Henning Retired from Assurity Life Insurance Company | Lincoln, Neb. Jacobson_Web Michael B. Jacobson President and CEO, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, Neb. Lynn Jenkins Lynn Katzfey Partner LJ Strategies | Eudora, Kansas Johnson Holly Johnson Consultant Ayukpa Apelachi, LLC | Paoli, Okla. Barry Lockard Vice Chair Barry J. Lockard President and CEO, Cornhusker Bank | Lincoln, Neb. Craig Meader Craig A. Meader Chairman and CEO, First National Bank of Kansas | Burlington, Kan. L. Kent Needham L. Kent Needham Chairman & CEO The First Security Bank | Overbrook, Kan. Noordhoek Jeffrey R. Noordhoek Chief Executive Officer Nelnet | Lincoln, Neb. O'Connor Mark J. O'Connor Board President | Impact Development Fund Commerce City, Colo. Olson Thomas H. Olson, Jr. Chairman and CEO Points West Community Bank | Windsor, Colo. People Default Carla Pratt Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Chair in Civil Rights, Race, and Justice in Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law | Norman, Okla. Tippens Douglas E. Tippens Executive Vice President BancFirst | Edmond, Okla. Washington Paul E. Washington Executive Director IMA Financial Group, Inc. | Denver, Colo. People Default Lance White President and CEO, Bank of the Flint Hills | Wamego, Kan. Nominate a Board Member
Affordable Housing Advisory Council Organized in 1990, the 12-member body is made up of representatives of housing and community development organizations throughout Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Each of the four states in FHLBank's district is represented on the Council, which meets quarterly.
Claudia Claudia Brierre AHAC Chair | INCOG Jordan Vicki D. Jordan AHAC Vice Chair | Tulsa Habitat for Humanity Christie Christie Baldridge Deep Fork Community Action Foundation  BARTLETT Paul J. Bartlett Kearney Area Habitat for Humanity Cloud Jennifer Cloud Colorado Coalition for the Homeless Amber_Marker_web Amber Marker Nebraska Housing Developers Association Lincoln, Nebraska Sanchez_Cheryl Cheryl Sanchez Prowers Economic Prosperity Lamar, Colorado McRae_Janet Janet McRae Miami County Economic Development Paola, Kansas Lynn Fleming Lynn Fleming Great Bend Housing Authority Great Bend, Kansas Scanlon_Michael Michael Scanlon City of Osawatomie Osawatomie, Kansas NateClyncke Nate Clyncke Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust Colorado Springs, Colorado Mortensen_Wayne Wayne Mortensen NeighborWorks Lincoln Lincoln, Nebraska Nominate a AHAC Member
 
Mission, Vision & Values We make a difference by providing reliable liquidity and funding to help our members build strong communities.
Bank of Choice To be a trusted business partner with our members by being their preferred provider of products and services
Employer of Choice To provide meaningful and rewarding work opportunities by helping individuals reach their full potential
Financial Excellence To excel in the areas of shareholder value, profitable growth, prudent risk management and strong capital management.
Culture Statement At FHLBank Topeka, business partners are committed to each other and to our members. Together we will:
  • Serve Our Members: Our purpose is to support members and their investment in community — when they thrive, we thrive. We are a steady presence that provides quick access to reliable liquidity for our members, helping them maintain legacies of economic stability. Because members’ jobs are challenging, we provide exceptional service with every transaction.
  • Work Together: We are a small organization of highly skilled experts who work together. As team members, we are responsible to each other for our share of the work while exercising strong work ethic and individual accountability. Because we work as a team, we are rewarded as a team through shared incentive plans.
  • Embrace High Standards: We embrace our status as a regulated government-sponsored enterprise (GSE). We hold ourselves to high standards to properly manage risk and maximize value for our members.
  • Grow in Diversity: We support, genuinely care about and respect each other. Our culture of inclusion allows our business partners to bring their true selves to work, helping us be top-notch creative problem-solvers and decision-makers. Diversity makes us stronger. Equity makes us better. Inclusion makes us whole. Communicate: We are authentic, honest and transparent as we serve members and each other.
  • Empower Action: We innovate to continuously simplify and improve practices and processes for our members and the Bank. We encourage divergent thinking and embrace the opportunities born from missteps.
  • Celebrate Life at Work, Home and in Our Communities: We celebrate our professional wins and recognize each other’s efforts. We promote living life outside of the office and are strong advocates of family and community.
Our Values
01 Integrity Do what is right
02 Partnership Working together to achieve our mission
03 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accept and honor differences, intentionally providing opportunities for all to flourish
04 Excellence Strive to be the best
05 Accountability Be responsible to each other
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