First American Bank and Trust


Ronald J. Falgoust, President and CEO

For over 100 years, First American Bank and Trust has been a community bank that prides itself in customer service with 25 locations across Southeast Louisiana. First American Bank originated in the town of Vacherie in St. James Parish in 1910. Since then, the bank has expanded to 11 parishes including Jefferson and St. Tammany. During most of that expansion, First American Bank was led by J. B. Falgoust during his 63-year tenure of employment until his retirement in banking in 2016. He instilled a great work ethic into First American employees. His initiative to provide exceptional customer service continues to be a driving force of First American Bank.

Today, First American Bank has total assets of $921 million. The size of the bank puts First American in a unique position to help both consumers and small businesses. As of September 2019, First American Bank has $649 million of loans. The vast majority of their loan portfolio consists of mortgage loans for homeowners in Southeast Louisiana, as well as small business owners located within the 11-parish footprint of First American Bank.

In addition to helping individuals purchase or build their dream home and helping small businesses with their growth and expansion, First American Bank maintains a strong capital base for its customers to deposit their funds. From online bill pay to mobile check deposits, First American Bank offers the latest in banking technology to provide the best possible banking services for its customers.

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2785 Highway 20, P.O. Box 550
Vacherie, LA 70090
225-265-2265 ·

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