FirstBank experiences significant growth in Arizona

FirstBank Holding Company, with 16 banking locations throughout Arizona, announced its 2015 second quarter financial results for its Phoenix, east and west Valley markets.

As of June 30, the FirstBank branches in Arizona increased deposits by 32.8 percent from $228.4 million in 2014 to $303.4 million in 2015.

The bank also saw significant growth in total loans, growing from $440.2 million to $587.9 million year-over-year, an increase of 33.6 percent. Additionally, FirstBank opened one new branch in Scottsdale on N. Scottsdale and E. Pinnacle Peak, growing the company’s Arizona footprint to 16 total branches.

“We’ve enjoyed tremendous success over the last several years in Arizona and look forward to building on this momentum in the second half of 2015,” stated Kevin Classen, FirstBank Market President of the West Valley, in a press release. “Our success generating double-digit lending and deposit growth has allowed us to open more locations to better serve Phoenix-area residents with a number of banking products and services.”

FirstBank offers a variety of checking and savings accounts, including its Anywhere Account with eSave, which automatically transfers 1 cent up to $99.99 to customers’ savings account each time they use a debit card, pay a bill electronically or transfer funds, stated the release.

FirstBank also offers mortgages, home equity loans and a full range of commercial loans and business accounts and services. For more information, visit

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