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About Us

First Bankers Trust Company, N.A. is West-Central Illinois’ leading community bank focused on offering a variety of financial services to meet the banking needs of the communities we serve. With a wide range of products and services, First Bankers Trust offers competitive home mortgage loans, consumer loans, business loans, business banking services, agricultural loans and more. Through the Buck Land Funding division, the company also provides expert lending for hunting land in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.

Serving our communities since 1946, First Bankers Trust Company, N.A. has lived by the motto that ‘Customers are always FIRST.’ This mindset has never wavered and is part of the foundation that has gotten the bank to where it is today.

Serving the communities of Quincy, Mendon, Carthage, Rushville, Macomb and Springfield, Illinois as well as adjacent counties in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa, First Bankers Trust is proud to employ over 200 full- and part-time employees. The Company's mix of experienced banking professionals and local business leaders has provided the leadership for the Company's direction and success.

Our Values

Everyone Matters | Do the Right Thing
Friendly, Family and Fun | Dream Big. Act Small. | Accountability

Our Mission

Our mission is to be the best financial service company in the markets in which we compete by meeting or exceeding the needs of our customers, shareholders, employees and community.

To achieve this mission, First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. and First Bankers Trust Company, N.A. will not settle for second best – we will combine excellence in operating practices, superior financial performance, social responsibility, and an absolute commitment to the highest ethical standards. We aspire to be the employer of choice, attracting a diverse group of the most talented people who are genuinely committed to continuous improvement. We must aggressively pursue prudent, profitable growth in current operations and through entering new lines of business. Each operating unit needs to develop and maintain a competitive advantage based on highly motivated people determined to please the customer.

We will have achieved our mission when we rank among the very best in our industry in customer satisfaction measurements, employee satisfaction measurements, and total return to investors.

First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. is a bank holding company incorporated on August 25, 1988 and is headquartered in Quincy, Illinois. First Bankers Trust Company, N. A., a subsidiary of First Bankers Trustshares, Inc.


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