For over three decades, First Citizens has been serving the people of the Caribbean with excellence, care and integrity. Established in 1993, by pioneers who believed in the possibility of the successful management of a bank, solely by locals, today, the First Citizens Group is one of the leading financial services Groups in Trinidad and Tobago and the Eastern Caribbean. Driven by an over two-thousand-member workforce, the Group is proud to connect Caribbean communities, through its footprint in Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Costa Rica and its flagship location, Trinidad and Tobago.
First Citizens Group Financial Holdings Limited (FCGFH) is the parent company of the Bank and is licensed under the Financial Institutions Act, Chap 79:09 of the Revised Laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, as a financial holding company. FCGFH is a public company, which was listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on October 15, 2021 and its shares began trading on October 18, 2021.
Through the largest Group sector, First Citizens Bank, as well as, First Citizens Investment Services Limited – the Caribbean’s largest full service securities trading Company (Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia); First Citizens Bank (Barbados); the First Citizens financial services office in Costa Rica and its other subsidiaries including First Citizens Trustee Services Limited and First Citizens Depository Services Limited; clients can access a full range of retail, commercial, corporate, merchant, trustee, investments and brokerage services from the Group. First Citizens also holds two key investments – a purchase of shares in Jamaican financial services company, Barita Investments Limited and a minority stake in web-based credit institution, Term Finance (Holdings) Limited.
Leading First Citizens’ frontline operations, is an extensive retail branch network in Trinidad and Tobago, and Barbados with a large deployment of ATMs and point of sale devices in both countries, while customers across its markets can benefit from customised solutions to meet their diverse financing and investment needs. First Citizens is a proud contributor to the people and communities that it serves. Through the work of its First Citizens Foundation, it invests extensively in a range of initiatives, under its corporate social responsibility programme – First Citizens Community, through the pillars of Sport, Youth Development and Education, Gender, Culture and the Environment.
The award-winning Group, which has been rated first in Soundness and among the best banks in the Caribbean by The Banker for 2022, boasts of an asset base of TT$45.4 billion and recorded profit before tax of TT$923 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2022. Standard and Poor’s, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies, established an investment grade rating for First Citizens of BBB-/A-3 with a stable outlook in 2022.
The Group stands poised to continue to develop its rich legacy of financial growth and sustainable investments in people and communities. First Citizens remains committed to building rewarding and sustainable relationships through a highly engaged team, versatile and secure technology, and innovative financial services.
The Lydians take Christmas Jubilance and Jazz to Diego and Sando!
Join The Lydians proudly supported by First Citizens on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 from 7:30pm at St. Finbar’s RC Church and Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church from 6pm as we present Joyful, Joyful ! A Jazzy Lydian Christmas. This event promises…
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(l-r) First Citizens Group Deputy CEO Business Generation - Jason Julien, First Citizens Chairman - Anthony I. Smart, The Honourable Colm Imbert - Minister of Finance, Group Chief Executive Officer - Karen Darbasie, and His Worship the Mayor, Alderman Sigler Jack, preparing to cut the…
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