FirstBank (Lakewood, CO)

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10403 West Colfax Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80215

FirstBank (Lakewood, CO) is headquartered in Lakewood and is the largest bank in the state of Colorado. It is also the 89th largest bank in the nation. It was established in 1963 and as of December of 2018, it had grown to 2,670 employees at 118 locations. FirstBank (Lakewood, CO)'s CD rates are 3X the national average, and it has an A health rating.

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Reviews (2)

A Dying Breed

Posted by: CONative | Aug 22, 2015

FirstBank is one of the last surviving Colorado banks after deregulation in the 1980's. Almost all other banks here are national chains. I enjoy banking with FirstBank because they are Colorado owned and operated with locations all over the Front Range and I-70 mountain towns. I have also always received top customer service from FirstBank as they have friendly, knowledgeable employees. However, they really like to fee their customers. A $10 annual fee for a Visa Debit card? Foreign ATM fees (so if you visit any other state and use an ATM there, you get hit with a $2 fee); $8 cashiers check fee etc. I have checking/savings/overdraft line of credit and a Visa Signature credit card and I pay $30 a year in fees ($10 Visa Debit and $20 line of credit). Their savings rate is ridiculously low at 0.01%; however, if you upgrade to Premier Checking (requires $2,500 in the account at all times) you earn 0.05% and the $10 Visa Debit and $20 line of credit annual fees are waived. In recent years, FirstBank has oddly expanded into the Phoenix, AZ area and as such, they have started to play down the Colorado ties which has been disappointing as it feels less local.
Overall, if you want a convenient, friendly and Colorado owned bank you cannot find anything better. I always recommend having a credit union on the side for loans and better deposit rates, but banks do checking so much better.

Fraudulent Deceptive Bank

Have had the account open 4 mo they lost my deposit at the branch, upon opening the rep told me different from the actual policies so I was charge an overdraft fee one day after opening the account and the rep told me it's a common thing that happens (figures they should correct it) then I was charged a 34 nsf fee for over drafting .80 cents after a manager told me I didn't no how to bank.


Health Grade Components

FDIC Certificate #18714
Year Established1963
Primary RegulatorFED
Profit Margin
Return on Assets - YTD1.67%
Return on Equity - YTD20.09%
Annual Interest Income$689.9MM
Assets and Liabilities
AssetsQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$18.51B$17.51B
LoansQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$10.69B$10.15B
DepositsQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$16.73B$15.88B
Equity CapitalQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$1.60B$1.46B
Loan Loss AllowanceQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$100.1MM$96.6MM
Unbacked Noncurrent LoansQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$14.1MM$12.5MM
Real Estate OwnedQ4 2018vs Q4 2017$1.6MM$1.7MM
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FirstBank (Lakewood, CO) Savings Account Rates

1.36%*$500k*-Liquid Asset Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.40% Up to $20k | 0.65% $20k - $100k | 1.11% $100k - $500k
1.36%*$500k*-eSave Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.40% Up to $20k | 0.65% $20k - $100k | 1.11% $100k - $500k
1.36%*$25k*-Health Savings Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% Up to $1k | 0.20% $1k - $2.5k | 0.40% $2.5k - $10k | 0.65% $10k - $25k
1.35%*$500k*-Business Liquid Asset Account
OTHER TIERS: 0.40% Up to $20k | 0.65% $20k - $100k | 1.10% $100k - $500k
0.15%--Regular Savings
0.15%--Business Regular Savings

FirstBank (Lakewood, CO) Money Market Rates

0.35%*$100k*-Money Market Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% Up to $20k | 0.20% $20k - $100k
0.35%*$100k*-Money Market Savings - Smart Choice College Savings Plan
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% Up to $20k | 0.20% $20k - $100k
0.35%*$100k*-Business Money Market Savings
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% Up to $20k | 0.20% $20k - $100k
0.20%*$20k*-Money Market Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% $500 - $20k
0.20%*$20k*-Business Money Market Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% Up to $20k

FirstBank (Lakewood, CO) Checking Account Rates

1.36%*$500k*-eSave Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.40% Up to $20k | 0.65% $20k - $100k | 1.11% $100k - $500k
0.35%*$50k*-Premier Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.20% $2.5k - $25k | 0.25% $25k - $50k
0.20%*$20k*-55-Plus Checking
OTHER TIERS: 0.15% $500 - $20k

FirstBank (Lakewood, CO) CD Rates

2.53%$10k-1 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-2 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-3-1/2 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-5 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-Business 1 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-Business 2 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-Business 3-1/2 Year Premier Time Account
2.53%$10k-Business 5 Year Premier Time Account
2.17%$500-5 Year Time Deposit Account
2.17%$500-Business 5 Year Time Deposit Account
1.92%$500-3-1/2 Year Time Deposit Account
1.92%$500-Business 3-1/2 Year Time Deposit Account
1.66%--2 Year Time Savings Account
1.66%$500-2 Year Time Deposit Account
1.66%$500-Business 2 Year Time Deposit Account
1.66%--Business 2 Year Time Savings Account
1.41%--1 Year Time Savings Account
1.41%$500-1 Year Time Deposit Account
1.41%--1 Year Time Savings - Smart Choice College Savings Plan
1.41%$500-Business 1 Year Time Deposit Account
1.41%--Business 1 Year Time Savings Account
1.11%$10k-182 Day Premier Time Account
1.11%$10k-Business 182 Day Premier Time Account
1.00%$500-182 Day Time Deposit Account
1.00%$500-Business 182 Day Time Deposit Account
0.75%$10k-91 Day Premier Time Account
0.75%$10k-Business 91 Day Premier Time Account
0.65%--91 Day Time Savings Account
0.65%$500-91 Day Time Deposit Account
0.65%$500-Business 91 Day Time Deposit Account
0.65%--Business 91 Day Time Savings Account


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