Bank News

First State Bank Congratulates Pierce on Tenth Anniversary

First State Bank congratulates Amy Pierce, Mortgage Loan Originator, on her tenth year with the Bank.

Pierce was hired as a Commercial Loan Processing Supervisor in 2008 and was promoted to Loan Administration Specialist in 2012.  Amy became a military spouse in 1995 and lived in various locations including Puerto Rico, Nashville and Atlanta where she worked in the real estate and closing industry until returning to her hometown of Key West.

First State Bank Welcomes Concepcion

First State Bank is proud to welcome Leslie Concepcion as Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager of their Simonton Street Office.

Concepcion joins the Bank with 28 years of banking experience, holding positions including Business Banker, Investment Advisor, Branch Manager, and Sales Manager, with a focus in Residential and Commercial Lending.

First State Bank Welcomes Bailey

First State Bank welcomes back Lori Bailey as their Vice President/Commercial Lender for the Upper Keys.

With 30-plus years of banking experience, Bailey first joined the Bank in 2006 as AVP/Commercial Loan Officer, was promoted to VP/Commercial & Residential Loan Officer in 2008, and VP/City Executive/Commercial & Residential Loan Officer in 2012.  She took a brief hiatus to be closer to her family in 2013, before the call of the Keys drew her back to us again.

First State Bank’s Naseiro Celebrates 25 Years

First State Bank congratulates Daisy Naseiro, Senior Vice President, Branch Administration Manager, on her twenty-fifth year with the Bank.

First State Bank Congratulates Ashby on Promotion

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Jermy Ashby, on his promotion to Assistant Vice President, Bank Legal Counsel.

“Jermy’s promotion and expanded responsibilities are a reflection of his legal knowledge and experience" said Gary Carney, EVP/Chief Credit Officer. “We are proud to promote him and look forward to his continuing contributions to the Bank.”

First State Bank Congratulates Gil on Promotion

First State Bank of the Florida Keys congratulates Michelle Gil on her promotion to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager.

Gil has held many positions throughout her 17 year career with the Bank, including: Customer Service Support Representative, Operations Support Supervisor and IRA Specialist, Retail Branch Operations Team Representative, Assistant BSA Officer, Branch Manager/Customer Service Officer.  Gil is a Key West High School and Florida Keys Community College graduate and has lived in Key West for nearly forty years.

First State Bank Congratulates Cruz & Griffin

First State Bank of the Florida Keys is proud to announce the promotions of Lucy Cruz to BSA/AML Officer, and Laura Griffin to BSA Supervisor.

Cruz joined First State Bank in 2007 as Compliance Officer, and then in 2009 was promoted to Assistant Vice President. She has over twenty-five years of banking experience and has held a variety of positions including: Staff Accountant, Assistant Vice President and Domestic Operations/Network Administrator, Portfolio Servicing Manager and Assistant Vice President of Lending Administration.