Firstrust Bank was honored to be named the 2018 Family Owned Business of the Year, by the Philadelphia Inquirer. The 2018 inaugural Family-Owned Business Awards were held on August 23, 2018, and awarded the Philadelphia region’s most outstanding and dedicated family-owned businesses across a wide variety of industries.
The awards were given to family-owned businesses that were built on, and continue to honor, family values and tradition, and who have had a positive impact on the local economy and surrounding communities.
Firstrust was founded by Samuel A Green in 1934, at the height of the Great Depression. He built the company on values of integrity, reliability and passion to serve customers. Now in its third generation of family ownership, these values continue to live on thru his grandson, Richard J. Green, current Chairman and CEO.
The bank established its reputation as one of strength, service and stability; always looking to help community business leaders take their next step and to support and nurture the development and growth of family businesses throughout the region. Firstrust has helped thousands of family-owned businesses write their own success stories.
As the largest family-owned Commercial Bank in the Philadelphia Region with assets of $3.2 billion, Firstrust has helped thousands of family-owned businesses write their own success stories. They offer a full range of retail and commercial services through its 18 banking offices in the Philadelphia region.