First Illinois Bank is a full service banking institution and the only bank to remain headquartered in East St. Louis, IL. 

First Illinois Bank proudly serves the banking needs of East St. Louis and its surrounding communities.

First Illinois Bank was originally chartered in 1865 as Illinois Bank. In 1905, the bank was re-chartered as First National Bank in East St. Louis. In 1934, the bank was reorganized as First National Bank at East St. Louis. Then, in 1978, the bank became First Illinois Bank.


 
NOTICE OF EXPIRATION OF THE TEMPORARY FULL FDIC INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR NONINTEREST-BEARING TRANSACTION ACCOUNTS

By operation of federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds deposited in a noninterest-bearing transaction account (including an Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositorís accounts at an insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, will be insured by the FDIC up to the standard maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance ownership category.

For more information about FDIC insurance coverage of noninterest bearing transaction accounts, visit www.fdic.gov.