FirstBank Announces New Location in Downtown Denver

Colorado-based Bank Continues Expansion in Colorado, Opens Fourteenth Denver Location

LAKEWOOD, Colo.--()--FirstBank Holding Company, the Lakewood-based holding company for the second largest bank by deposits in Colorado and largest locally owned bank, today announced a new location at 600 E. Speer Blvd. near the corner of Sixth Avenue and Broadway. The bank purchased a 6,000 sq. ft. space in the newly constructed building, which opened on Feb 4, 2015.

“Our goal is to make banking more accessible and easier for commuters and area residents. By establishing new locations, we’re hoping we can also meet retail banking demands of the nation’s fastest growing city.”

Ron Tilton will serve as the Market President and Nicholas Job will oversee the day-to-day operations as Banking Officer. FirstBank relocated employees from its nearby locations and also hired three employees to staff the new branch. Additional FirstBank locations are planned for the remainder of 2015 in Brighton, Colo., Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.

“We’re excited about this new location because it’ll provide added convenience to many of our customers who work and live near downtown Denver,” said Ron Tilton, FirstBank Market President in Denver. “Our goal is to make banking more accessible and easier for commuters and area residents. By establishing new locations, we’re hoping we can also meet retail banking demands of the nation’s fastest growing city.”

The location will offer a full range of checking and savings accounts, including Free Checking and Free Business Checking. FirstBank offers its eSave account package, 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. The branch will also offer mortgages, home equity loans and a full range of commercial loans, business accounts and services.

The new branch will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday (drive thru opens weekdays at 8:30 a.m.), and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. FirstBank customers will also have the benefit of a 24-hour ATM, telephone banking and Free Internet Banking with eStatements at www.efirstbank.com.

FirstBank is highly active with local communities where its employees live and work. The company donated more than $5 million to nonprofits in Arizona, California and Colorado last year.

About FirstBank

FirstBank operates more than 115 locations in Colorado, Arizona and California. FirstBank is the largest locally owned banking organization in Colorado, serving more than 650,000 customers. Since 2000, FirstBank has contributed more than $45 million and thousands of volunteer hours to charitable organizations.

FirstBank is unique in that a majority of its stock is owned by management and employees. For more information, go to www.efirstbank.com.

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FirstBank announced a new location at 600 E. Speer Blvd. near the corner of Sixth Avenue and Broadway. The bank purchased a 6,000 sq. ft. space in the new building, which opened on Feb. 4, 2015.

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