About First Citizens
Vision – To be our stakeholders’ preferred financial partner through excellence, care & integrity.
Mission – We build rewarding and sustainable relationships through a highly engaged team, versatile and secure technology, and innovative financial services.
For almost 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.
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 recently expanded through 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 which invests extensively in a range of initiatives, under its corporate social responsibility pillars of Sport, Youth and Education, Gender, Culture and the Environment.
The award-winning Group, which has attained accolades such as Bank of the Year Caribbean 2020 from LatinFinance, boasts of an asset base of just over TT$47 billion and recorded profit before tax of TT$832M for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020. 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 credit in 2020.
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.
Executive and Senior Management
We are delighted to introduce you to the Executive and Senior Management Team of the First Citizens Group.
Corporate Social Responsibility
At First Citizens, sustainable growth and development are central to our story and we are committed to carrying this legacy forward. We understand the value of sound investment and this has been instrumental to our success. As such, we pride ourselves on investing in our communities to partner in success with the people we serve.
First Citizens remains steadfast in our commitment to maintaining organizational sustainability while securing the interests of all our stakeholders. We will continue to work with our customers and support our communities through this challenging period.
Awards & Achievements
First Citizens Historical Highlights
First Citizens Bank celebrates over a decade of firsts.