Welcome to First Illinois Bank

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.