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About Us

At First Security Trust and Savings Bank, our success relies on maintaining longstanding relationships with our valued customers. We have over a 60-year tradition of providing experienced and secure financial solutions, and offer a full range of products and services to meet your every need.

Because integrity and transparency drive our business, we recognize when we are challenged, and make the most of our strengths, improving the way we do business.

Like you, we have endured trying economic conditions, but in those times, we keep our customers at the forefront to ensure your continued success. Supporting your financial goals is what allows us to continue to grow and begin new chapters in our bank’s history.

At First Security, our neighbors are our customers, and whether investing in a small business or opening their first checking account, they come to us for personal attention, to meet with a staff of professionals that will listen and understand.

Located in Elmwood Park, First Security Trust and Savings Bank has been serving the Chicagoland area since, 1947. We look forward to a prosperous future filled with innovation and a strengthened commitment to our customers, their businesses, our communities and employees for generations to come.


Our Philosophy

We are a community bank at our core, built upon basic, but sound principles. At First Security, banking means earning the trust of our customers by being accountable and learning about their needs, so that we can help them achieve their financial goals. Our customers are not just an account number, but valued members of our team. We believe in working together to create secure, personalized financial solutions for businesses and families here at home and across the Midwest.


Our Principal Leaders

Our staff is made up of trusted and dedicated banking professionals committed to customer service and preserving First Security’s reputation as a trusted partner.

Drew Dammeier
708-453-3131 ext. 5233

Thomas J. Schnell
Executive Vice President – Operations
708-453-3131 ext. 5203