Bank News

FSB Congratulates Madruga on Promotion

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Ani Madruga on her promotion to Senior Vice President / Market Lending Leader!

Lewin Celebrates 25 Years at FSB

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Kurt Lewin, Senior Vice President/Senior Lending Officer on his twenty-fifth anniversary with the Bank.

“Kurt’s experience, leadership, and extensive knowledge of the Keys market have been instrumental in helping countless locals achieve their dreams of business startup, acquisition, expansion, and home ownership,” said Karen Sharp, First State Bank of the Florida Keys President and CEO. 

FSB Helps "Stuff the Bus!"

First State Bank’s Islamorada team gathers donations for United Way’s “Stuff the Bus”.  First State Bank branches promoted and collected items for “Stuff the Bus”, a three day campaign for the community to stuff local buses with back-to-school supplies for needy students in Monroe County.


First State Bank Dances through the Decades

First State Bank of the Florida Keys is supporting the Coldwell Banker Schmitt Charitable Foundation’s (CWBSF) “Dancing through the Decades” fundraiser to be held September 10th at the Islander Resort in Islamorada.

The event will feature classic music from the 50’s through the millennium, costume prizes, and table vignettes from each decade to allow guests to take a stroll down memory lane.

Fitzsimmons Named FSB Employee of the Quarter

Sarah Fitzsimmons, First State Bank of the Florida Keys’ Financial Analyst, was named the Bank’s Employee of the Quarter.

Fitzsimmons, who joined the Bank in 2012, was recognized by her fellow employees for her initiative, proficiency, and great attitude in the workplace.  She is a Key West native, graduate of Key West High School, and holds a degree in Finance and Economics Florida Gulf Coast University.

FSB To Issue New Debit Cards

First State Bank of the Florida Keys recently launched new debit cards with a new card brand, new benefits and services, and, for the first time since its original Cash Cow ATM card launch, a new design for their personal cards.

FSB Helps Raise Money for LVA– Monroe County

First State Bank volunteers helped raise money for Literacy Volunteers of America - Monroe County, Inc. booth at the 36th Annual Hemingway Days Street Fair.

Pictured L-R:   Kim Alvarez and Lourdes Gutierrez 

FSB Helps Raise Money at Mel Fisher Days

First State Bank volunteers helped raise money for the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage and Wesley House Family Services Society at the Mel Fisher Days Celebration in Key West.

Pictured L-R:  Carmen Marrero and Lourdes Gutierrez

First State Bank Rewards Local Scholar

First State Bank of the Florida Keys awarded the 12th Annual Diego L. Caso Scholarship to Key West High School graduate Kevin Cheng.

FSB Supports FIRM Tournament

First State Bank of the Florida Keys supported Fair Insurance Rates of Monroe County (FIRM) at their annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament.

The Bank provided a hole sponsorship and water for the event. The Annual Golf Tournament raises money to support FIRM’s fight against unfair windstorm and flood rates increases in Monroe County.