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About First Bank & Trust
Welcome to First Bank & Trust
Celebrating more than 17 years in business, we continue our mission to provide customers with the best possible service at affordable prices.
As a community owned and operated bank, First Bank & Trust is focused on building and preserving relationships with middle-market businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals throughout Chicagoland. Our community roots, commercial capabilities and financial strength have fostered First Bank & Trust’s growth.
The bank’s founding philosophy has remained constant: offer family-run and privately-held businesses comprehensive financial products, online & mobile banking and highly-personalized service at fair rates. We also provide our customers with access to a team of experienced account officers who act as trusted advisors to business owners, their families and their employees. This powerful combination makes us the bank of choice for many companies and individuals in the area.
First Bank & Trust has consistently received the BauerFinancial 5-Star Rating, awarded only to those financial institutions exhibiting superior financial strength. First Bank & Trust has also earned the Blue Ribbon Commendation of Excellence from VeriBanc for demonstrating exceptional attention to safety, soundness and financial strength.
Our customers value the importance of long-lasting and durable relationships—relationships that can withstand the unpredictable nature of business cycles and financial environmental changes.
Serving businesses, not-for-profits and individuals across Chicagoland.
Robert R. Yohanan
James C. Lytle
Howard I. Kain
Michael B. Westberg
Owen E. Beacom
John R. Lynch
Kelly J. O’Keeffe
Brogan M. Ptacin
Karen J. Hunt
First Bank & Trust is wholly-owned by First Evanston Bancorp, Inc. and has approximately 450 shareholders. Its primary regulators are the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the State of Illinois. The bank is a state chartered bank and a member of the Federal Reserve System.