First Trust and Farmers Bank Merge

First Trust and Farmers Bank Merge

Two regional banks have announced a merger.  In a press release today, Farmers State Bank says it’s joining forces with Kankakee based First Trust Bank and will take on the First Trust name.  The partnership is expected to increase the assets at First Trust by 300 million dollars.  Farmers State bank had been a stand-alone financial institution for over 100 years.

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