Architects & Engineers

Banking solutions to help build a strong foundation

Our Expertise

Building partnerships with firms of all sizes

  • Our deep understanding of architectural and engineering industries helps us guide you to solutions to meet your firm's needs
  • Streamline processing and accelerate your cash flow with professional checking and merchant services solutions
  • Access real estate loans, equipment leasing, lines of credit and business credit cards to help grow your business
  • We work with you to identify specialized benefits for your firm's employees, including group health benefits and retirement plansD
Products and Services

Customizable financial solutions for architects and engineers

Owner Occupied Real Estate

Expand your architectural or engineering firm's operations with business real estate title investments and rental services.

Equipment Lending

Get flexible lending solutions for equipment, vehicles and the tools you need to do business.

Credit Cards

Conveniently handle business spending and earn rewards at the same time.

Merchant Services

Get customized payment processing services that scale with the size of your operation, and allow you to take payments at the office or the job site.

Business Digital Banking

Quickly access and manage your business accounts on the go, with 24/7 mobile access.

Remote Deposit Capture

Save time at your firm by depositing checks remotely using our desktop scanner.D

Fraud Risk Management

Protect your operations from every angle with advanced loss prevention services.


As you build better communities, ensure your business stays protected with a range of insurance options—like property and casualty insurance, and workers' compensation.D

Wealth Advisory

From 401(k)s to retirement plans, our institutional wealth advisors guide your firm to better financial benchmarks.D

Business Digital Banking

Manage your business on the go

Manage your accounts from anywhere

Send and transfer money using ACH and wires

Receive account and security alerts

Business Digital Banking

Manage your business on the go

Manage your accounts from anywhere

Business Digital Banking

Manage your business on the go

Send and transfer money using ACH and wires

Business Digital Banking

Manage your business on the go

Receive account and security alerts

merchant services

Payment processing tailored for you

Expand customer payment options and streamline your operations.
Business Vehicle & Equipment Financing

Flexible options for financing growth

Get the vehicles and equipment your business needs and maintain cash flow.
Franchise financing

Expand your goals


People often ask us

Through our equipment finance and leasing program, we can help finance a wide array of commercial equipment and vehicles. Our program focuses on flexibility by structuring terms that meet our clients' cash flow, tax and accounting needs.

We offer short- and long-term lending options that can help with seasonal demand, as well as more complex long-term lending needs for architects and engineers.

Account openings and credit are subject to bank approval.

Your investments in securities, annuities and insurance are not insured by the FDIC or any other federal government agency and may lose value. They are not a deposit or other obligation of, or guaranteed by any bank or bank affiliate and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Brokerage and investment advisory services are offered through First Citizens Investor Services, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC. First Citizens Asset Management, Inc. provides investment advisory services.

Remote Deposit Capture is subject to contractual terms and conditions.

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