Welcome Gehant Bank to the First State Bank family

Welcome to First State Bank!  We are a locally owned community bank and our commitment remains to providing exceptional products and services to the communities we serve. We offer a complete financial services package that includes First State Insurance, First State Mortgage as well as Trust/Wealth Management services. 

I understand that over the next several months, there will be changes that occur that will affect your accounts.  I would like you to know you can be confident that First State bank has a solid history and strong financial portfolio.  Your deposits are safe and secure.  All deposits are covered under guidelines defined by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). 

In today’s banking environment, it is important for you to know that your bank is solid, safe and secure both personally and professionally.  From the beginning, First State Bank’s focus has been to be the dominant provider of financial services in North Central Illinois.  First State Bank will remain an independent community bank committed to the security of its depositors by maintaining high capital standards.  First State Bank also recognizes its civic responsibility to the communities it serves and the rewards of providing a challenging work environment to its employees.

We are committed to making your transition to First State Bank simple and easy.  Our team of financial experts is dedicated to providing you nothing less than top of the line, innovative, customer focused products and services.  We look forward to providing you a long lasting and enjoyable banking experience.  If you have questions, you can check the Frequently Asked Questions, look around our website, visit any of our convenient locations, or call us at 800.362.9632.

As President and CEO, I am very proud of our First State Bank family.  Welcome.



Timothy J. McConville