Our President & CEO Patrick Ryan sat down with NJBIZ editor Jeff Kanige to talk about the New Jersey economy and how the bank’s customers have been handling the effects of COVID on the economy. As a community banker in New Jersey, Patrick Ryan stands at the confluence of several significant strands of events. The … Continue reading An NJBIZ Conversation with Patrick Ryan
A message of congratulations on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square, NYC! First Bank (NASDAQ: FRBA) has announced that it is the 51st fastest-growing company in the greater Philadelphia region based on revenue growth over three years, according to the Philadelphia Business Journal. It is the second consecutive year that First Bank ranked in the … Continue reading First Bank Ranked 51st Fastest-Growing Company in Greater Philadelphia by Philadelphia Business Journal
Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.9 billion to … Continue reading Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?
In recent months, the world has paused to adapt to new, changing circumstances triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, community banks included. Our 18 branches have new safety procedures. New state and federal legislation have poured in. We’ve seen a record number of loan applications and an avalanche of inquiries. In some instances, we’ve seen you … Continue reading 3 Ways First Bank is Spearing COVID-19’S Local Economic Recovery