About Us

First American Bank is the largest privately held bank in Illinois with 61 locations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida. Our long-standing record of strength and stability has enabled us to grow to over $5.0 billion in assets, with trust assets under management of $2.5 billion.

Over 80% of First American Bank is owned by officers, directors and family members. As a result, when you work with us, you deal directly with local decision makers. Our corporate headquarters is in Elk Grove Village IL. Our bank officers are actively involved your business. They have a vested ownership interest in both the bank and your success.

At First American Bank, you are the center of attention and your financial well-being is our first priority. For more than 45 years, we have delivered proven expertise in banking and wealth management services to individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

At First American Bank, we look at the total banking relationship as we evaluate your needs and our ability to meet them. We don't have a pre-set formula for financial solutions, allowing us to think "outside the box" which is why First American Bank is recognized as an innovative provider of value-added corporate services.

We also know how to provide first-in-class customer service that starts with a direct connection to a "live person" with every phone call made to the bank.


  • No 1 Privately Held Bank in Illinois
  • Local Decision Makers Who Think Outside the Box
  • 60+ Locations in Illinois, Wisconsin and Florida
  • Strong Commitment to our Communities
  • Best-in-Class Customer Service - Call to Speak to a "Live Person"


Home Equity Line of Credit Special good thru May 31, 2022
$750 Off Closing Costs on Mortgage Loans good thru March 31, 2022

Rep/Contact Info

Jyoti Adhikary
Assistant Branch Manager
Angela Christacos
Business Banking Officer
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Tammi Malinowski
Client Relationship Officer
Gabriel Ortiz
Branch Manager
David Schumann
Senior Teller Supervisor