1st Century Bank is here for you. Founded in 2004, 1st Century had a vision to create a bank with unparalleled client service in Los Angeles. Our culture is built on the extraordinary importance of personal attention, experienced guidance and commitment to the communities we serve. The dedication of our talented team to the success of our clients has made this vision a reality.
Our bankers work as a team effort to develop a deep understanding of their clients, and work with and on their behalf to develop solutions tailored to meet their needs. Nothing is overlooked. Everything is considered.
In 2016, 1st Century Bank merged with MidFirst Bank, the nation’s largest privately held financial institution and recipient of the highest score in the Southwest region in the 2018 and 2019 J.D. Power U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study. This combination of private ownership, a strong capital base, and local market focus and expertise allows 1st Century Bank to provide greater scale and opportunity for our clientele while retaining our exceptional service model and the flexible, local decision-making that distinguishes 1st Century Bank.