PRESS RELEASES

Firstrust Bank Expands Q2 Partnership to Strengthen Customer Engagement and Deposit Growth

February 13, 2024

Firstrust Bank uses Q2 ClickSWITCH to provide customers with a seamless digital account opening experience.

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The Green Family Foundation and Firstrust Bank Call For Submissions For Annual College Scholarship Program

November 27, 2023

55th Annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program will Award $360,000 in Multi-Year Academic Scholarships to College-Bound Students in the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Regions.

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Eagles Pride In Every Purchase: Firstrust Bank Launches New Kelly Green Debit Card

October 10, 2023

The Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles is offering an exclusive Kelly Green card for Eagles FirstPay Checking Customers ahead of game debut of Kelly Green uniforms.

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Firstrust Bank Announces 2023 Summer Promotion Supporting Variety – The Children’s Charity

June 21, 2023

Firstrust pledges $25 for all new CDs opened to support summer camp for children with disabilities.

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Green Family Foundation And Firstrust Bank Award $365,000 To High School Seniors At 54th Annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program Ceremony

May 18, 2023

Twenty-four college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley region honored.

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Strength in Stability: Firstrust Bank's Assurance Amid Banking Uncertainties

May 5, 2023

We want to take a moment to reinforce that Firstrust Bank remains well capitalized, with strong operating results, strong loan loss reserves, and ample sources of liquidity.

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Philadelphia Eagles and Firstrust Bank Announce Finalists in Student Business Pitch Competition

April 20, 2023

Seven teams of students from high schools in the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey regions competed in a business pitch challenge hosted by the Philadelphia Eagles and Firstrust Bank.

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Firstrust Bank: Upholding Financial Security and Trust in Volatile Markets

March 13, 2023

We want to take a moment to reinforce that Firstrust Bank remains well capitalized, with strong operating results, strong loan loss reserves, and ample sources of liquidity.

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Firstrust Bank Celebrates Opening of Reimagined Corporate Headquarters

January 20, 2023

Firstrust Bank re-opened its fully-renovated corporate headquarters, marking a major investment for the enterprise’s workforce, future growth and the local economy. 

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Firstrust Announces Timothy J. Abell Will Become CEO; Richard J. Green to Serve as Executive Chairman

September 8, 2022

This change, effective January 1, 2023, is part of a planned transition, ensuring the bank's growth and continuity.

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Firstrust Bank Announces Summer Promotion Benefitting Longstanding Partner Variety – The Children’s Charity

June 21, 2022

Firstrust pledges $100 for every new checking account opened to support summer camp for children with disabilities.

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The Green Family Foundation And Firstrust Bank’s 53rd Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant $180,000 In College Scholarships

May 25, 2022

Twenty-nine college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Region honored.

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Firstrust Bank Subsidiaries Apex Mortgage, Firstlease Merge To Become Apex Commercial Capital

April 11, 2022

Apex Commercial Capital Corp. will focus on providing commercial mortgage lending and equipment financing to small businesses.

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The Green Family Foundation And Firstrust Bank’s 52nd Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant $140,000 In College Scholarships

May 19, 2021

Thirty college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Region honored.

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Philadelphia Eagles & Firstrust Bank To Launch New In-School Digital Learning Platform Focused On Entrepreneurship

April 22, 2021

Firstrust Bank-Philadelphia Eagles Entrepreneurs Game Plan powered by EVERFI will be implemented in 30 high schools acrossthe Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey regions beginning in September 2021.

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Six Philadelphia-Area Black-Owned Small Businesses Win $2,500 Grants from 76ers and Firstrust Bank Small Business Spotlight Program

April 5, 2021

Firstrust is thrilled to be able to provide grants to these tremendous Black-owned small businesses to help them continue to grow and serve the community.

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Remembering Daniel B. Green

August 26, 2020

Dan served as our President and CEO from 1970 until 1995 and as Chairman of the Board from 1979 until 2015, completing 65 years of service at Firstrust and as Chairman Emeritus until this week for a total of 70 years of faithful and professional service to our customers. 

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Philly's Hometown Bank Soars: Firstrust Bank Becomes the Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles

July 23, 2020

An exciting new partnership takes flight as the Philadelphia Eagles announce that Firstrust Bank will become the Official Bank of the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Firstrust Bank and the Green Family Foundation Support Philadelphia Nonprofits with $100,000 Contribution to PHL Covid-19 Fund

March 25, 2020

Firstrust Bank and The Green Family Foundation announced today the organizations will jointly contribute to aid nonprofits on the frontlines of the COVID-19 emergency, providing urgent resources throughout the Philadelphia region.

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Firstrust Bank’s 50th Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant $50,000 In College Scholarships – Including Largest Top Prizes In Award History

June 3, 2019

Thirty-two college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia region honored.

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Industry Veteran Todd Warren Joins Firstrust Bank Team

March 28, 2019

Hiring expands Philadelphia-based Firstrust Bank’s current presence in Maryland market.

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Firstrust Bank Opens First Retail Location Outside Of Greater Philadelphia Region

March 28, 2019

Hiring expands Philadelphia-based Firstrust Bank’s current presence in Maryland market.

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Firstrust Bank Expands Mortgage Lending Team

March 27, 2019

Bank welcomes five new team members to serve Philadelphia and South Jersey.

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Firstrust Bank Celebrates 50 Years of the Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program with $50,000 in Awards

March 19, 2019

Submissions now open for 50th anniversary annual college scholarship program from Firstrust Bank – Top two winners to receive $10,000 each.

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Let’s Go To Camp: Firstrust Bank Announces New Summer Promotion As Part Of Long-Standing Partnership With Variety – The Children’s Charity

June 7, 2018

Firstrust pledges $25 for every new account to sponsor summer camp for children with disabilities.

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Firstrust Bank’s 49th Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant More Than $55,000 In College Scholarships

May 24, 2018

Thirty-five college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia region honored.

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Firstrust Bank Opens Commercial Real Estate Office In Annapolis, Md

August 3, 2017

Firstrust Bank opens a new Annapolis office to offer real estate financing in the Maryland and Washington D.C. metro areas.

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Firstrust Bank To Provide Bridge Construction Financing Loan To The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House Expansion Project

June 28, 2017

Firstrust Bank's construction financing for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House expansion, will more than double its capacity, supporting families with children receiving medical care in Philadelphia.

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Firstrust Bank’s 48th Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant $55,000 In College Scholarships

May 18, 2017

Thirty-four college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia region honored.

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Firstrust Bank Leads $62 Million Loan To Finance 76ers New Practice Facility

March 16, 2017

Firstrust Bank leads a $62 million loan for the Philadelphia 76ers' new state-of-the-art Training Complex in Camden, NJ, enhancing the team's capabilities and contributing to the city's revitalization.

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Firstrust Bank Calls For Submissions For Annual College Scholarship Program

January 19, 2017

48th Annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program grants $50,000 in funds to community-minded high school seniors.

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Firstrust Bank To Acquire MB Financial Bank Philadelphia Location

January 12, 2017

Firstrust Bank expands with a new Greater-Philadelphia location.

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Firstrust Bank’s 47th Annual Samuel A. Green Awards Grant $55,000 In College Scholarships

May 10, 2016

Thirty-four college-bound students from across the Greater Philadelphia region honored.

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Firstrust Bank Appoints President Timothy J. Abell To Its Board Of Directors

April 13, 2016

Firstrust Bank appoints Timothy J. Abell as the newest member of its board of directors, recognizing his significant contributions to the bank's growth and strategic direction.

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Philadelphia 76ers And Firstrust Bank Announce Official Partnership

January 14, 2016

The Philadelphia 76ers announce a partnership with Firstrust Bank, focusing on shared community values and customer service, including sponsorship and exclusive experiences for customers and fans.

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Firstrust Bank Calls For Submissions For Annual College Scholarship Program

January 7, 2016

47th Annual Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program grants $50,000 in funds to community-minded high school seniors.

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