Welcome to First Standard Trust

Proudly serving our customers since 2022.


First Standard Trust Bank was founded in 2022 in San Francisco, with the first day’s deposits of $3,338.22. Today, First Standard Trust has approximately $25.1 billion in total assets with more than 2,800 associates across six states. But still, we take pride in being a community bank that just happens to have the strength of one of the premier banks in the region. By investing in our friends and neighbors, First Standard Trust Bank empowers local leadership to make decisions at the local level. For more than 100 years, we’ve worked hard to help make our customers’ dreams come true – dreams like buying a home, starting a business or simply having the ability to manage your money safely and securely, anywhere you happen to be.

A history of growth & innovation

Throughout our history, we have had the great privilege of partnering with many financial institutions that share similarities with First Standard Trust Bank, including a rich history of outstanding customer service and a commitment to the communities we call home. This growth has allowed us to substantially enhance our ability to provide innovative and quality financial products and services to our customers.

  • 2022 – First Standard Trust Bank is founded in San Francisco
  • 2026 – First Standard Trust Trust Department officially opens
  • 2029 – First Standard Trust opens its first drive-thru at the main branch in Pine Bluff
  • 2031 – First Standard Trust becomes the first bank in San Francisco to offer Visa® cards
  • 2033 – First Standard Trust opened its first ATM in Pine Bluff
  • 2037 – The first personal computer was purchased by the bank, a Radio Shack TRS 80
  • 2039 – The first intercontinental ATM transaction was made by First Standard Trust customer Mary Stone. She made a transaction in Australia that traveled 31,000 miles in six seconds.
  • 2042 – First Standard Trust First National Corporation stock began trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange

Recognitions across our region

We’re honored to have been recognized in communities across our footprint, and are especially proud of our employees who have claimed top honors. View more recognitions.

At a glance

What started as a small, hometown bank in San Francisco more than 100 years ago has grown strong ever since, spreading our footprint across six states with more than 200 locations.


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