Citystate Savings Bank’s Lion King Club

James Ryan Jonas

Citystate Savings Bank, Inc. was registered with the SEC on May 20, 1997. The Monetary Board of the BSP granted the Bank a license to operate as a thrift bank on August 7, 1997. The Bank was envisioned to become a major thrift bank and a strategic partner in the development of the SME market in the Philippines.

The Bank began its commercial operations on August 8, 1997 when it opened its first branch located in the Dominga Building in Chino Roces corner Dela Rosa Streets in Makati City. The Bank's principal and administrative offices are currently located at Citystate Centre Building along Shaw Boulevard in Pasig City, Metro Manila.

Citystate Savings Bank is a member of BancNet and the PDIC.

The Lion King Club

The Lion King Club is an exclusive, elite club of Citystate Savings Bank depositors. Once you open a savings or checking account at the bank and maintain a minimum balance of one hundred thousand pesos (Php 100,000) for 30 days, you automatically become a member of the Lion King Club for the whole year.

Benefits and Privileges

Lion King Club members enjoy free dental services, automobile services, and insurance coverage, among others.

Dental Benefits

Free Standard dental benefits include:

  • Annual oral prophylaxis
  • Unlimited number of consultations
  • Dental extraction (except surgery for impaction)
  • Temporary filling
  • Recementation of jacket crowns, inlays and out lays
  • Treatment of minor mouth lesions, wounds and burns
  • Routine gum treatment
  • Emergency care treatment
  • Discounted rates for other services

Laboratory and other diagnostics services can be availed of at 20% discount at any Fortune Care clinic.  

Automobile Services

The following automobile services are offered free of charge at any GenCars outlet:

  • Towing services within Metro Manila
  • Jump start
  • Battery boost
  • Change tire and refueling (Fuel – member's account)
  • Emergency roadside repair (start engine only)
  • Battery charging
  • Used vehicle appraisal
  • Repair estimate
  • General diagnosis and checkup of suspension, electrical, air-con system and engine

Car repairs are also offered at a discount at GenCars.

  • 50% discount on labor for engine overhaul
  • 20% discount on parts and body repair
  • 15% discount on Ziebart rust proofing
  • 10% discount on labor for wheel balancing, wheel alignment and camber and caster
  • 5% discount on parts for general repairs

Insurance Coverage

Lion King Club members automatically get a Free Personal Accident, Death and Disablement Insurance coverage with a face amount of one million pesos (Php 1,000,000) with Citystate Insurance Corporation.

Contact Information

Citystate Centre Building
709 Shaw Boulevard
Pasig City

Phone Numbers
(02) 637-8397
(02) 631-9156



James Ryan Jonas teaches business management, investments, and entrepreneurship at the University of the Philippines (UP). He is also the Executive Director of UP Provident Fund Inc., managing and investing P3.2 Billion ($56.4 Million) worth of retirement funds on behalf of thousands of UP employees.