The Cambridge Building Society provided a record £220 million of funding to help people buy their homes last year.
The mutual has significantly grown its mortgage balances (up 16%) and funding balances (up 15%) with both of these breaking Society records and outperforming the market.
It made a pre-tax profit of £0.9 million in 2012.
Stephen Mitcham, chief executive of The Cambridge, said: “I am delighted to report a record year for the Society in 2012 as we continue to serve people in our heartland.
“We have been making further enhancements to our products and services and continue to focus on our customers. We are continually improving the ways in which our customers can do business with us, giving them more choice and ensuring that they can deal with their finances in a way that suits them.
“These positive results come at a time when the market is changing on a daily basis and we have to work harder than ever to respond to these changes. There have been challenges over the past 12 months and our flexible approach has helped us support the needs of all customers however I am delighted that once again we are outperforming the market and achieving great results.”
The Cambridge maintains its strong commitment to the local community. During 2012, staff from the Society volunteered over 2000 hours of their own time to help various charities and community groups and the Society donated £30,930 to local causes.