Annual report of employee stock purchase, savings and similar plans



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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION




Washington, D.C. 20549










FORM 11-K










(Mark one)




























ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934











For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020










or




























TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934













Commission File Number:


001-38456








A.


Full title of the plan and the address of the plan, if different from that of the issuer named below:










Columbia Bank Savings and Investment Plan










B.


Name of issuer of the securities held pursuant to the plan and the address of its principal executive office:










Columbia Financial, Inc.




19-01 Route 208 North




Fair Lawn, New Jersey 07410










































































COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN












Financial Statements and Schedules










December 31, 2020 and 2019




(With Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm)
























































COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




































































































Table of Contents





Page



Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm



3





Financial Statements






Statements of Net Assets Available for Benefits as of December 31, 2020 and 2019



4





Statement of Changes in Net Assets Available for Benefits for the Year Ended December 31, 2020



5





Notes to Financial Statements



6





Schedule H, Line 4a - Schedule of Delinquent Participant Contributions for the Year Ended December 31, 2020



12





Schedule H, Line 4i - Schedule of Assets (Held at End of Year) as of December 31, 2020



13





Signatures



14





Exhibit Index



15

















2






















Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm










To the Plan Administrator and Columbia Bank's Savings and Investment Committee




Columbia Bank Savings and Investment Plan










Opinion on the Financial Statements










We have audited the accompanying statements of net assets available for benefits of Columbia Bank Savings and Investment Plan (the "Plan") as of December 31, 2020 and 2019, and the related statement of changes in net assets available for benefits for the year ended December 31, 2020, and the related notes to the financial statements (collectively referred to as the "financial statements"). In our opinion, the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the net assets available for benefits of the Plan as of December 31, 2020 and 2019, and the changes in net assets available for benefits for the year ended December 31, 2020, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.










Basis for Opinion










These financial statements are the responsibility of the Plan's management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Plan's financial statements based on our audits. We are a public accounting firm registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States) ("PCAOB") and are required to be independent with respect to the Plan in accordance with the U.S. federal securities laws and the applicable rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the PCAOB.










We conducted our audits in accordance with the standards of the PCAOB. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement, whether due to error or fraud. The Plan is not required to have, nor were we engaged to perform, an audit of its internal control over financial reporting. As part of our audits, we are required to obtain an understanding of internal control over financial reporting, but not for purposes of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the Plan’s internal control over financial reporting. Accordingly, we express no such opinion.










Our audits included performing procedures to assess the risks of material misstatement of the financial statements, whether due to fraud or error, and performing procedures that respond to those risks. Such procedures include examining, on a test basis, evidence regarding the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. Our audits also included evaluating the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statements. We believe that our audits provide a reasonable basis for our opinion.










Supplemental Information










The supplemental information in the accompanying Schedule of Delinquent Participant Contributions (Schedule H, Line 4a) and Schedule of Assets (Held at End of Year) (Schedule H, Line 4i) as of and for the year ended December 31, 2020 has been subjected to audit procedures performed in conjunction with the audit of the Plan's 2020 financial statements. The supplemental information is the responsibility of the Plan's management. Our audit procedures included determining whether the supplemental information reconciles to the financial statements or the underlying accounting and other records, as applicable, and performing procedures to test the completeness and accuracy of the information presented in the supplemental information. In forming our opinion on the supplemental information in the accompanying schedules, we evaluated whether the supplemental information, including its form and content, is presented in conformity with the Department of Labor's Rules and Regulations for Reporting and Disclosure under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. In our opinion, the supplemental information in the accompanying schedules are fairly stated, in all material respects, in relation to the financial statements as a whole.










/s/ CohnReznick LLP










We have served as the Plan's auditor since 2020.










Parsippany, New Jersey




June 29, 2021
























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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Statements of Net Assets Available for Benefits




December 31, 2020 and 2019

















































































































































December 31,




2020




2019



Assets:






Investments:






Employer common stock



$



17,528,859





$



19,439,602




Investment in mutual funds, at fair value



105,848,697





79,237,473




Total investments



123,377,556





98,677,075









Receivables:







Notes receivable from participants



263,743





270,906




Total receivables



263,743





270,906




Total assets



123,641,299





98,947,981




Net assets available for benefits



$



123,641,299





$



98,947,981








See accompanying notes to financial statements.
















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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Statement of Changes in Net Assets Available for Benefits




Year Ended December 31, 2020







































































































































































































Additions to net assets attributable to:





Investment income:





Interest and dividends



$



5,667,326





Net appreciation in fair value of investments



14,679,979





Total investment income



20,347,305








Interest income on notes receivable from participants



15,191








Contributions:





Employee



4,050,250





Rollovers



3,548,845





Employer, net of forfeitures



1,781,838





Total contributions



9,380,933








Total additions



29,743,429








Deductions from net assets attributable to:





Benefits paid to participants



4,972,978





Administrative expenses



77,133





Total deductions



5,050,111








Increase in net assets available for benefits



24,693,318





Net assets available for benefits at beginning of year



98,947,981





Net assets available for benefits at end of year



$



123,641,299








See accompanying notes to financial statements.



















































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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019





(1)


Description of Plan










The following description is provided for general information summary purposes. Participants of the Columbia Bank Savings and Investment Plan (the "Plan") should refer to the Summary Plan Document for a more complete description of the Plan’s provisions.










(a)


General










The Plan is a participant-directed, defined contribution plan covering those employees of Columbia Bank and its subsidiaries (the "Bank") under the provisions of Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "IRC"), which includes a deferred arrangement as described in Section 401(k) of the IRC, for the benefit of eligible employees of the Bank. Participants are allowed to begin contributions to the Plan effective the first day of the month following their hire date. Contributions are deposited with and invested by Newport Trust Company, the trustee of the Plan. The Plan is subject to the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA"). The Columbia Bank Savings and Investment Plan Committee is responsible for the oversight of the Plan.










(b)


Eligibility










Generally all non-union full time and temporary employees of the Bank with more than 1,000 hours of service are eligible to participate in the Plan on the first day of the month following their hire date.










(c)


Contributions










Participants may elect to make tax deferred contributions by payroll deduction at an annual amount of up to 60% of total pay up to a maximum amount allowed by the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS"), as defined in the Plan. Participants who have attained age 50 before the end of the Plan year and who are making deferral contributions to the Plan are eligible to make catch-up contributions of up to a maximum of $6,000 for the year ended December 31, 2020. The Plan also allows Roth contributions. The Bank will contribute an amount on the participant’s behalf equal to 100% of that portion of the participant’s contribution of the first 3.00% for employees hired prior to October 1, 2018, and the first 4.50% of contributions for employees hired on or after October 1, 2018, generally, after six months of service. The participant may change the contribution percentage monthly, and any change in a participant’s pay will automatically change the participant’s and the Bank’s contributions. The Bank’s Board of Directors, if profits permit, may authorize that an additional contribution be made during the Plan year. There were no additional contributions made for the year ended December 31, 2020.




All new employees are automatically enrolled in the Plan 30 days after they first become eligible with an automatic participant contribution percentage of 3.00% of eligible compensation, generally after six months of service. Enrolled participants may change their contribution rates at any time, including electing not to contribute to the Plan.










(d)


Participant Accounts










Each participant's account is valued on a daily basis, and credited with the participant’s and the Bank's matching contributions, as well as allocations of net investment earnings (losses) and administrative expenses. The allocations of employer contributions are based on both participant contributions and participant compensation,as defined in the Plan document. The benefit to which a participant is entitled is the benefit that can be provided from the participant’s vested account.




Participants are permitted to select among various investment alternatives offered within the Plan. Each alternative has separate investment objectives.


















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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019





(1) Description of Plan (continued)










(e)


Vesting










Participants are 100% vested immediately in their contributions and the earnings or losses thereon. Bank contributions and earnings or losses thereon generally vest 25% after two years of service, 50% after three years of service, 75% after four years of service, and 100% after five years of service. In addition, upon retirement at age 65 or later, or in the event of death or permanent disability, participants have a 100% vested interest in the Bank’s contributions and the earnings or losses thereon. In the event of resignation or discharge prior to age 65, a participant who completed at least five years of service has a 100% vested interest in the Bank’s contributions and earnings or losses thereon. Such vested interest is generally reduced by 25% for each year of service less than five years. Benefits are generally paid in the form of an annuity, lump-sum distribution, or installments.










(f)


Forfeitures










Forfeitures of nonvested Bank contributions are used to reduce subsequent employer contributions. At December 31, 2020 and 2019, the forfeited nonvested account totaled $82,100 and $73,545, respectively. During the year ended December 31, 2020 the Bank's contribution was reduced by $49,863 of forfeitures.










(g)


Notes Receivable from Participants










In accordance with the Plan, the minimum amount a participant can borrow is $1,000. The maximum amount a participant can borrow is the lesser of $50,000 or 50% of the vested balance of their account. The loans are secured by the balance in the participant’s account. The rate of interest for the term of the loan will be established as of the loan date.










Pursuant to the Coronovirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES") Act enacted in March 2020, Plan participants could request a delay of loan repayments for repayments that occurred between April 5, 2020 and December 31, 2020. If a delay was granted, the participant's loan was re-amortized and included any interest accrued during the period of delay. Also pursuant to the CARES Act, Plan participants may request a loan up to the lesser of their vested loan balance or $100,000.










(h)


Payment of Benefits










During employment, a participant may make withdrawals of amounts applicable to employee and vested employer contributions, subject to certain restrictions, as defined. Participants are entitled to withdraw funds upon attaining age 59½ or for financial hardship before that age. Participants may qualify for financial hardship withdrawals if they have an immediate and substantial financial need, as defined by the Plan document. The Plan also permits participants to request up to $100,000 in Coronovirus related distributions, with repayment terms of up to three years, in accordance with the CARES Act. The ability to request Coronovirus related distributions under the CARES Act ceased as of December 31, 2020.




Upon termination of employment, a participant may leave their account with the Plan and defer commencement of receipt of their vested balance until April 1st of the calendar year following the calendar year in which they attain age 70½, except to the extent that their vested account balance as of the date of termination is less than $1,000, in which case their interest in the Plan will be cashed out and payment forwarded to the participant. On termination of service due to death, the value of the entire account will be payable to the participant’s beneficiary in the form of a lump-sum payment, or rollover to an individual retirement account or another qualified plan for a surviving spouse. For termination of service due to disability, a participant is entitled to the same withdrawal rights as if they had terminated their employment. In addition, pursuant to the CARES Act, participants who were currently receiving required minimum distributions were offered the option to waive their 2020 payment and participants who were due to receive the first required distribution in 2020 had their distribution automatically waived. The ability to request special waivers with respect to required minimum distributions under the CARES Act ceased as of December 31, 2020.






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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019











(1) Description of Plan (continued)




(i)


Hardship Withdrawals










Under certain conditions, participants, while still employed by the Bank, are permitted to withdraw, in a single sum, the employee contribution portion of their account balance. These conditions include unreimbursed medical expenses, the purchase of a principal residence, the payment of post secondary education tuition or to prevent eviction from or foreclosure on a principal residence. As permitted by the CARES Act which was enacted in March 2020, the Plan allows for Coronovirus related withdrawals for eligible participants.










(j)


Administrative Costs










Participants who take a loan from the Plan incur a one-time fee for establishing the loan as well as a quarterly loan administrative fee. These fees are charged directly to the individual participant’s accounts. Significant administrative expenses of the Plan have been paid by the Plan sponsor. Such costs primarily relate to audit fees and use of Bank personnel to administer and account for the Plan.










(2) Summary of Significant Accounting Policies




The following are the significant accounting policies followed by the Plan:




(a)


Basis of Accounting










The accompanying financial statements have been prepared on the accrual basis of accounting in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America ("U.S. GAAP").




(b)


Use of Estimates










The preparation of financial statements in conformity with U.S. GAAP requires the Plan administrator to make certain estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets, liabilities, and changes therein, and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates.




(c)


Investment Valuation










The Plan's investments are stated at fair value. Fair value is the price that would be received to sell an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date. See note 3 for discussion of fair value measurements.




(d)


Notes Receivable from Participants










Notes receivable from participants are measured at their unpaid principal balance plus any accrued but unpaid interest. Interest income is recorded on the accrual basis. Delinquent participant loans are reclassified as distributions based upon the terms of the Plan document. As of December 31, 2020 interest rates charged on participant loans ranged between 4.00% and 7.50% with maturities through September 26, 2030. As of December 31, 2019 interest rates charged on participant loans ranged between 4.00% and 7.50% with maturities through April 26, 2029. No allowance for credit losses have been recorded as of December 31, 2020 and 2019.
























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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019





(2) Summary of Significant Accounting Policies (continued)










(e)


Risks and Uncertainties










The Plan invests in various investment instruments, including mutual funds and common stock of Columbia Financial, Inc., the parent company of the Bank. These investments are subject to various risks such as interest rate, market and credit risk. Due to the level of risk associated with certain investments and the level of uncertainties related to changes in the value of investments, it is at least reasonably possible that changes in risk in the near term could materially affect investment assets reported in participant account balances and in the statements of net assets available for benefits.










The Plan's exposure to a concentration of credit risk is limited by the diversification of investments across various participant-directed fund elections. Additionally, the investments within each participant-directed fund election are further diversified into varied financial instruments, with the exception of the common stock fund of the parent company of the Bank.










In early 2020, an outbreak of a novel strain of coronavirus ("COVID-19") emerged globally. As a result, events have occurred domestically in the United States and globally, including mandates from federal, state and local authorities, leading to an overall decline in economic activity. The continuation of the effects of COVID-19 could result in significant disruption of global financial markets; however, the ultimate impact of COVID-19 on the financial performance of the Plan's investments cannot be reasonably estimated at this time.










(f)


Income Recognition




Purchases and sales of investments, and related realized gains and losses, are recorded on a trade-date basis. Interest income is recorded on the accrual basis. Dividends are recorded on the ex-dividend date. Net appreciation includes gains and losses on investments bought and sold as well as held during the year.










(g)


Payment of Benefits










Benefit payments are recorded when paid.










(3) Fair Value Measurements










The Plan measures its investments at fair value on a recurring basis in accordance with U.S. GAAP, which establishes a framework for measuring fair value. That framework provides a fair value hierarchy that prioritizes the inputs to valuation techniques used to measure fair value. There are three levels of inputs that may be used to measure fair values:













Level 1 - Unadjusted quoted prices for identical assets or liabilities in active markets that are accessible on the measurement date.













Level 2 - Inputs other than quoted prices included in Level 1 that are observable for the asset or liability, either directly or indirectly. These might include quoted prices for similar instruments in markets that are active or not active, or inputs that are observable or can be corroborated by observable market data for substantially for the full term of the asset or liability.













Level 3 - Prices or valuation techniques that require unobservable inputs that are both significant to the fair value measurement and unobservable (i.e., supported by minimal or no market activity). Valuation techniques include the use of option pricing models, discounted cash flow models and similar techniques.










A financial instrument's level within the fair value hierarchy is based on the lowest level of input that is significant to the fair value measurement. Valuation techniques used need to maximize the use of observable inputs and minimize the use of unobservable inputs.












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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019





(3) Fair Value Measurements (continued)










The following tables set forth by level, within the fair value hierarchy, the Plan's investment assets at fair value as of December 31, 2020 and 2019:























































































































































































































Fair Value as of December 31, 2020




Total




Level 1




Level 2




Level 3











Common stock



$



17,528,859





$



17,528,859





$









$








Mutual funds



105,848,697





105,848,697
















Total investments at fair value



$



123,377,556





$



123,377,556





$









$

















Fair Value as of December 31, 2019




Total




Level 1




Level 2




Level 3











Common stock



$



19,439,602





$



19,439,602





$









$








Mutual funds



79,237,473





79,237,473
















Total investments at fair value



$



98,677,075





$



98,677,075





$









$
















Following is a description of the valuation methodologies used for assets measured at fair value.













Common stock is valued at the closing price reported on the active market on which individual securities are traded;













Mutual funds are measured based on exchange quoted prices available in active markets.










The methods described above may produce a fair value calculation that may not be indicative of net realizable value or reflective of future fair values. Furthermore, while the Plan's management believes the valuation methodologies are appropriate and consistent with other market participants, the use of different methodologies or assumptions to determine the fair value of certain investments could result in different fair value measurement at the reporting date. There have been no changes in methodologies used at December 31, 2020 and 2019. For the years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019, there were no significant transfers between levels.










(4) Plan Termination










The Bank has not expressed any intention to discontinue the Plan; however, it has the right under the Plan to terminate or discontinue its contributions to the Plan at any time subject to the provisions of ERISA. In the event of Plan termination, Plan participants will become 100% vested in their Bank contribution accounts and are entitled to full distribution of such amounts.










(5) Federal Income Tax








The Company adopted a nonstandardized volume submitter profit sharing plan with the Cash or Deferred Arrangement (CODA) sponsored by Newport Group Inc. An opinion letter dated March 31, 2014 was received from the IRS as to the prototype plan's qualified status. Although the prototype plan and the Plan have been amended since the issuance of the IRS determination letter, the Plan administrator believes the Plan is designed and is being operated in compliance with the applicable provisions of the IRC and is relying on this opinion letter. Therefore, no provision for income taxes has been included in the Plan’s financial statements.






























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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN




Notes to Financial Statements




December 31, 2020 and 2019





(5) Federal Income Tax (continued)










U.S. GAAP requires Plan management to evaluate tax positions taken by the Plan and recognize a tax liability, or asset, if the Plan has taken an uncertain position that more likely than not would not be sustained upon examination by the IRS. Plan management has analyzed the tax positions taken by the Plan, and has concluded that as of December 31, 2020 and




2019 there are no uncertain positions taken or expected to be taken that would require recognition of a liability, or asset, or disclosure in the financial statements. The Plan is subject to routine audits by federal and New Jersey tax jurisdictions; however, there are currently no audits for any tax periods in progress.










(6) Related-Party Transactions and Exempt Party-in-Interest Transactions










The Plan owns 1,125,851 and 1,147,422 shares of Columbia Financial, Inc. common stock as of December 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively. During 2020, the Plan purchased 323 shares of stock at an aggregate cost of $4,368 and sold 21,894 shares of stock for total proceeds of $280,759. The Bank pays for fees for accounting and the administrative services. Additionally, certain employees and officers of the Bank, who are also participants in the Plan, perform administrative services for the Plan at no cost. Fees paid by the Plan for the investment management services are included in net appreciation in fair value of investments. Notes receivable from participants held by the Plan also reflect party-in-interest transactions.










(7) Nonexempt Transactions










As reported on the supplemental Schedule of Delinquent Participant Contributions (Schedule H, Line 4a) certain Plan contributions were not remitted to the trust within the time frame specified by the Department of Labor's Regulation 29 CFR 2510.3-102, thus constituting nonexempt transactions between the Plan and the Company for the year ended December 31, 2020. As of the date of this report, the $130,617 in delinquent contributions is still pending correction.










(8) Subsequent Events










Management has evaluated events and transactions from December 31, 2020 through June 29, 2021, the date these financial statements were issued, and concluded that no material events had occurred that would require disclosure.
























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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN





Schedule H, Line 4a - Schedule of Delinquent Participant Contributions




EIN: 22-0900560




Plan No: 002




Year Ended December 31, 2020




























































































































































Total that constitutes nonexempt prohibited transactions



Total fully corrected under the Voluntary Fiduciary Correction Program ("VFCP") and Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2002-51



Participant contributions transferred late to the Plan



Check here if late participant loan repayments are included



Contributions not corrected




Contributions corrected outside VFCP



Contributions pending correction in VFCP










$



130,617




X



$



130,617





$






























































































































































































































See accompanying report of independent registered public accounting firm.






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COLUMBIA BANK




SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT PLAN





Schedule H, Line 4i - Schedule of Assets (Held at End of Year)




EIN: 22-0900560




Plan No: 002




December 31, 2020



































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































(a)



(b)




(c)




(d)




(e)




Identity of Issuer




Description of Investment




Cost




Current Value











*



Columbia Financial, Inc.




Employer Common Stock




**




$



17,528,859





Mutual Funds:










Fidelity




Fidelity 500 Index Fund




**




5,607,488





Fidelity




Fidelity Capital & Income




**




1,597,807





Fidelity




Extended Market Index




**




2,525,747





Fidelity




Global Ex U.S. Index




**




371,393





Fidelity




Fidelity GNMA Fund




**




671,199





Fidelity




Fidelity Govt Money Market




**




7,797,070





Fidelity




Fidelity U.S. Bond Index




**




2,397,374





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom Income




**




939,419





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2005




**




82,108





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2010




**




632,715





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2015




**




469,647





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2020




**




7,019,962





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2025




**




6,773,181





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2030




**




5,293,127





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2035




**




1,363,394





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2040




**




2,490,904





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2045




**




1,657,218





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2050




**




1,689,350





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2055




**




1,145,809





Fidelity




Fidelity Freedom 2060




**




1,033,934





Fidelity




Fidelity Balanced




**




6,280,877





Fidelity




Fidelity Equity-Income




**




3,595,379





Fidelity




Fidelity Large Growth




**




1,974,795





Fidelity




Fidelity Blue Chip Growth




**




11,696,859





Fidelity




Fidelity Capital Appreciation




**




4,785,227





Fidelity




Fidelity Growth Company Fund




**




11,505,619





Fidelity




Fidelity OTC Portfolio




**




7,690,860





Fidelity




Fidelity Diversified International




**




2,206,888





Pimco




Pimco Long-Term U.S. Government Fund




**




1,393,889





Pimco




Pimco Real Return Instl




**




539,605





Royce




Royce Pennsylvania Mutual Fund




**




614,933





UBS




UBS U.S. Small Cap Growth Fund




**




1,685,601





Vertus




Ceredex Mid-Cap Value Equity




**




319,319







Total mutual funds






105,848,697












*




Participant loans





Interest rates range from 4.00% to 7.50% with maturities through September 26, 2030




-




263,743







Total assets held






$



123,641,299






* Party-in-interest




** Historical cost has not been presented since all investments are participant-directed.




See accompanying report of independent registered public accounting firm.






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SIGNATURES
















The Plan


. Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the trustees (or other persons who administer the employee benefit plan) have duly caused this annual Report to be signed on the Plan's behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


































































































Date:




June 29, 2021




Columbia Bank







Savings and Investment Plan












/s/Geri M. Kelly







Plan Administrator












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EXHIBIT INDEX


























































Exhibit No.




Description of Exhibit









Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm - CohnReznick LLP






















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